novy dekan 2On 2 December 2015 Academic Senate of Faculty of Arts and Letters at the Catholic University in Ruzomberok (FF KU) elected by ballot Marek Babic as a canditate for a dean at Faculty of Arts and Letters (FF KU) at its meeting. Mgr. Marek Babic, PhD. won ten valid votes of the ten presented senators.


According to the statute of the Faculty the Academic Senate FF KU introduces the chosen candidate to Great Chancellor KU for confirmation.  Afterwards Rector KU appoints a candidate to the post of dean FF KU. After the required procedures the current dean doc. Mariana Kunu, MA, MPhil, PhD., whose first term in office finishes by 21 December and has decided not to run further, is going to be relieved from his position.


Mgr. Marek Babic, PhD. was born in Trstena in 1974. He graduated at Comenius University, Faculty of Arts in the field of history - classical philology in Bratislava. He completed several research stays and internships abroad, for example: University of Cambridge, Faculty of Classics (February - April 2007); Nanovic Institute for European Studies, University of Notre Dame, USA (May 2011); Historic-Kulturwissenschaftliche Faculty, Institut für Alte Geschichte und Altertumskunde, Papyrologie and Epigraphik, Universität Wien (January-June 2013). Nowadays, he gives some lectures at the Department of History FF KU. His research areas are the history and culture of late antiquity and also the classical languages.