Our Partners

Our Partners

Institute for Research in Social Communication has been cooperating and colaborating with many Organisations and Institutions. Here are some of the most significant partners:

International Institutions:

A.N. Herzen State Pedagogical University Sankt Petersburg

early childhood education and care (Prof. Anna Gogoberidze)

Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary – Department of Social Psychology

collaboration in a research project about measuring stereotypes and prejudices against Roma (Dr. Anna Kende)

Hebrew University Jerusalem, Department of Psychology
cross-cultural research on values (long-term cooperation, prof. Shalom Schwartz)

Institute of Psychology Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i.
cooperation  on the project focusing on intergroup attitudes and contacts in five Central European countries

Karita Research AB, Sweden
projekt 7FP EU PLATENSO: Building a platform for enhanced social-sciences research related to nuclear energy in Central and Easter Europe

London School of Economics
project “EU kids online”: Enhancing Knowledge Regarding European Children’s Use, Risk and Safety Online

Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Sozialpädagogik der frühen Kindheit (Prof. Johanna Mierendorff)

Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Social Studies

(long-term cooperation)

Open University, UK
critical psychology and health psychology (Prof. Wendy Stainton Rogers)

psycho-social paradigm, liminality (Prof. Paul Stenner)

(long-term cooperation)

Rutgers Nisso Groep, Expert centre on sexuality, The Netherlands

sexual pressure and violence among young people

University of Auckland

early childhood education and care (Dr. Marek Tesar)

University of East London

governmentality studies in education (Dr. Andrew Wilkins)

University of Limerick, Ireland, Department of Psychology

collaboration in a research project about measuring stereotypes and prejudices against Roma

(Dr. Anca Minescu)

University of London, UK, Institute of Education
Early literacy classification project (Angela Hobsbaum)

Early Childhood Education (Prof. Peter Moss)

University of Roehampton

early childhood education and care (Prof. Mathias Urban)

University of Scranton

comparative and international education (Prof. Tata Mbugua)

University of Southampton, UK, Center for Sexual Health Research
Sexual health, reproduction (Prof. Roger Ingham – long-term cooperation)



Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University, Bratislava
pragmatism, philosophical counseling

Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University, Bratislava

teaching courses „Political psychology“ and „Political analysis“

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University, Bratislava
(long-term cooperation)

Faculty of Arts, UCM, Trnava
analysis of philosophical-ethical dimensions of NBIC technologies as related to human enhancement

Faculty of Education, Comenius University, Bratislava

Research on participation and inclusion of people with disabilities

Faculty of Education, Trnava university,  Trnava
joint PhD. study program School Pedagogy

Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava

collaboration on the projects APVV14-0531 and VEGA 2/0079/15, focusing on measuring stereotypes and prejudice against stigmatized minorities, and on prejudice reduction interventions

teaching specialized courses at the Institute of Applied Psychology

MA theses supervision

1st Department of Pediatrics, University Children’s Hospital, Bratislava

research into neurodevelopmental disorders

Slovak Academy of Sciences:

Institute of Philosophy, Slovak Academy of Sciences

history of Slovak philosophical thought

Institute of Sociology, Slovak Academy of Sciences

(long-term cooperation)

State and Public Institutions:

Office of the Plenipotentiary of the Government of the Slovak Republic for Development of Civil Society

Expertises, participation in expert committees, preparation and realization of a deliberation forum

Other Organisations

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

long-term cooperation

Partners for Democratic Change Slovakia
long-term cooperation in research and development of civil society

Slovak Association for Early Childhood Pedagogy (SACEI)

development of pre-school education and professional training of kindergarten teachers

Slovak Family Planning Association (IPPF)
sexuality education, sexual and reproductive rights and health (long-term cooperation)

Williams Syndrome Association

psychological support of individuals with Williams syndrome and their families, and spreading of knowledge about Williams syndrome