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National Representative:Daniela Šmogrovičová
Deputy:Ján Šajbidor 


Country Information:

The Slovak Republic (Slovakia) is a sovereign state in Central Europe, formed on 1 January 1993, after the peaceful dissolution of Czechoslovakia. The country joined the European Union in 2004 and the Eurozone in January 2009.

The largest city and the capital is Bratislava, with a population over 400 thousand, situated in southwestern Slovakia on both banks of the Danube River, bordering Austria and Hungary. The second largest city is Košice, located in the eastern part of Slovakia.

Area:                           49 035 km2

Inhabitants:                 5.414 Mio (2013)


Company/ Industry orientated training


High School S. Mikovíniho, Banská Štiavnica


Biotechnology and pharmacology


Secondary vocational school, Bratislava


Nutrition, health and food safety assessment


Food production


Secondary Vocational Food School, Nitra


Food marketing

Food inspection


Secondary Vocational School of Veterinary, Košice – Barca


Animal health and hygiene


Central Technical and Agri-Food College, Rimavská Sobota


Meat production

Bakery and confectionery production


Secondary vocational school and trade services, Trenčín




Secondary vocational school of hotel services and trade, Bratislava




Food Industries ()

-Total Number of Enterprises (including SMEs): 365

-Small and Medium-sized Enterprises quota: 73.4 %

-Employees (including SMEs): 57 700

-Export of Food, including Agro-business: 2 145.1 mil. €

-Import of Food, including Agro-business:  3 075.0 mil. €



Food Research Institute in Bratislava publish “Journal of Food and Nutrition Research” (JFNR) focusing on fundamental and applied research in chemistry, physics, microbiology, nutrition aspects, bioactivity, quality, safety, and technology of foods. Journal is abstracted in SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®), Biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts, and Food Science and Technology Abstracts (FSTA) among others.


Individual Members:

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Albert Breier Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Malgorzata Agnieszka Jarossová University of Economics in Bratislava
Department of Commodity Science and Product Quality
Ján Sajbidor
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FCHPT-STUBA - Slovak University of Technology
Stefan Schmidt Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Daniela Smogrovicova
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FCHPT STU - Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Department of Biochemical Technology
Lubomir Valik
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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava