On September 25 took place already the fifth academic year opening event with name FRIČKOVICA. In frame of this event, the rector of university, the dean of faculty and representatives of our industry partners, opened the new outdoor relax zone for our students and teachers - the arbor, new 76 trees, benches and tables, sport equipment and grass area. We would like to thank our colleague Mr. Juraj Dubovec and his band for excellent music. Of course, it could be not possible to organize this event withour our student club - FRI klub. We are glad that our industry partners participated again with their stands.
Our faculty will participate in one of successfull project proposals of Shift2Rail 2019 call (H2020). The project name is OPTIMA - Communication Platform for Traffic Managment Demonstrator. The project consortium is created by 16 research institutions from 8 European countries (Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Belgium and United Kingdom). Project duration is 33 months. Expected budget is near 1,9 millions €. Research team of our faculty will in frame of the project use his experiences and skills from long-year development of software tools for railway operators and railway infrastructure managers in Slovakia and Czech Republic and from cooperation with AZD Praha company.
Did you know? Railway timetable in Slovakia, it is prepared by software tool developed in our faculty. In some pages, you can find acronym of faculty :-).
We are glad that the final meeting of the TEAMSOC21 project took place in Žilina. The project consortium was created by 12 universities from 8 countries. This project was supported by European Commission in frame of the Erasmus+ KA203 call. Goal of this project was to respond to a critical need for educating of new "ICT engineers of the 21st century" throughout the EU because they will be one of the crucial parts of the companies in the Industry 4.0 era which is ahead of us. The "The ICT Engineer of the 21st Century: Mastering Technical Competencies, Management Skills, and Societal Responsibilities (TEAMSOC21)" project was a step forward in that direction. The main objective of the TEAMSOC21 project was to set up a transnational multidisciplinary intensive study program in the field of ICT-based entrepreneurship.
We would like to thank our industry partner – Ringier
Axel Springer SK, a. s. company for possibility to visit the head quarter of the company and to have possibility to discuss about future cooperation.
Our faculty was successful with application for Erasmus+ KA2 project, together with big consortium - 13 institutions from 9 countries. Project title is Education of Future ICT Experts Based on Smart Society Needs (SMARTSOC). Thanks this project, we will be able to continue in long-year cooperation in frame of SUSCOMTEC, INNOSOC a TEAMSOC21 projects. Students of twelve universities will enjoy travelling and cooperation in international teams. One of important activities of SMARTSOC project will be "blended" mobility.
We congratulate to two our colleagues – prof. Ing. Ľubošovi Buznovi, PhD. a prof. Mgr. Ivanovi Cimrákovi, Dr.. They received their letter of appointment at June 11th from the president of the Slovak Republic. We wish them all the best in their professional life.
Our faculty organized first time the national round of the Global Management Challenge, a strategic management competition for managers and university students. The concept of the competition emerged in 1980 in Portugal. Over 30 countries currently participate in the contest. Each team took part with the great motivation. We congratulate to all participants and especially to the winners. Winners will take part in the world final round in Yekaterinburg (Russian Federation) in July 2019.
Our faculty hosted again after 13 year big meeting of partner faculties from the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Event was organized in Viglas castle, in May (21.-23.). Aim of this event is to share experiences from education, science and public relations and of course strengthening of cooperation.
Faculty of Management Sciences and Informatics, University of Žilina, informs that admission procedure for PhD. study for academic year 2019/20 was started.
You can apply for PhD. study in following study programs with thesis offered in English:
- Applied Informatics,
- Intelligent Information Systems.
Effective discovery of accurate and interpretable fuzzy rules in data - tutor: Jan Bohacik
Selection of data from large databases for machine learning algorithms - tutor: Jan Bohacik
Transformation of medical data for fuzzy data mining - tutor: Jan Bohacik
Detection of phishing web pages - tutor: Jan Bohacik
Topics offered in the frame of Collaborative Doctoral Partnership with Joint Research Centre (JRC - European Comission):
Assessment of innovative solutions for the European electricity market - tutor: Lubos Buzna
Application deadline: 31 May 2019
The date of the admission procedure: 24-25 June 2019
The electronic application form can be found at: https://vzdelavanie.uniza.sk/prijimacky
For more information about offered theses and application process contact Mrs. Dana Krsakova - Dana.Krsakova (a) fri.uniza.sk
On March 4, 2019, the University of Žilina signed a major partnership agreement between UNIZA and the European Commission Joint Research Center (JRC) in the field of joint doctoral studies in modeling in transport and energy. As part of this partnership, PhD students will be jointly led by UNIZA and JRC tutors and will have the opportunity to take part or all of their doctoral studies at the JRC.
At the Faculty of Management Science and Informatics UNIZA, in the framework of this partnership, we are offering the first PhD study topic in the 2019/2020 academic year: Evaluating Innovative Solutions for the European Electricity Market. The tutor of this topic is Assoc. Prof. Lubos Buzna or more information on the call and the topic, see the information leaflet and the faculty website.
Deadline for applications submission is 31 May 2019.
Major faculty sport event in 2019 - with participation of 18 teams. Weather conditions for run were excellent, posts were very good encrypted, beer refreshment secured, and logical tasks verified knowledge of participants. Task at final post was really challenge for several teams. We congratulate to winners, they gained everlasting glory. We congratulate to all teams, they were excellent too. Of course, we would like to express our thanks for organizers and volunteers at posts.