Honorary Doctors of Comenius University

By today 112 persons of science and public life mostly from the abroad but also from the Slovak Republic have a degree "doctor honoris causa" by Comenius University in Bratislava (CU). Most of the honorary doctors were nominated by the Faculty of Arts of CU. Among the honorary doctors is only one woman so far.

The degree "doctor honoris causa" is bestowed by the Science Council of Comenius University in Bratislava on the base of the Directive of the Rector of CU No. 2/2004 and § 12 paragraph 1 No. m) Act No. 131/2002 on universities. The Directive regulates the way of nominating candidates, the process of approving of the nomination and the traditional ceremony of bestowing of this degree. The principles come out of the best tradition and customs that were applied while bestowing of this degree in the history of CU.

 

 

Prof. Dr. Robert Wiliam Seton-Watson – 1928

Ján Levoslav Bella – 1928

Dr. Jan Emler – 1928

Prof. Vítězslav Novák – 1928

Prof. Dr. Jindřich Vodák – 1928

Prof. Dr. Nicolae Iorga – 1932

Prof. Dr. Ljubomir Miletič – 1932

Prof. Dr. Pavel Popovič – 1932

Prof. Dr. Kazimierz Wladyslaw Kumaniecki – 1933

Prof. Dr. Przemyslaw Roman Dąbkowski – 1933

Prof. Mag. of Law Slobodan Jovanovič – 1933

Prof. Dr. Metod Dolenc – 1933

Prof. Mag. of Law Stefan Savoy Bobčev – 1933

Prof. JUDr. Edvard Beneš, Dr. h. c. – 1937

Prof. Dr. Nicolae Titulescu – 1937

Prof. PhDr. Milan Hodža – 1938

Ing. arch. Dušan Samo Jurkovič – 1938

Prof. Dr. Philipp Lénard – 1942

Prof. MUDr. Agostino Gemelli – 1943

Prof. MUDr. Stanislav Kostlivý, DrSc. – 1946

Prof. MUDr. Kristián Hynek, DrSc. – 1946

Ing. Štefan Janšák – 1947

Prof. PhDr. Jur Hronec – 1949

JUDr. Adolf Vladimír Záturecký – 1949

František Votruba – 1950

Prof. Ivan Trofimovič Švec, DrSc. – 1965

Prof. Dr. Leo Stern – 1965

Prof. Dr. Kazimierz Dobrowolski – 1965

Prof. Dimitrij Filipovič Procenko, DrSc. – 1967

Prof. Valentín Grigorievič Lebedev, DrSc. – 1967

Prof. PhDr. Jan Mukařovský, DrSc. – 1968

Prof. RNDr. Otakar Borůvka, DrSc. – 1969

Prof. PhDr. Pjotr Grigorievič Bogatyrjov – 1969

Prof. Dr. med. Jean Jacques Bouckaert – 1969

Prof. MUDr. Robert Hladký, DrSc. – 1969

Prof. MUDr. Josef Charvát, DrSc. – 1969

Prof. RNDr. Dionýz Ilkovič, DrSc. – 1969

Prof. PhDr. Tadeusz Kotarbiński – 1969

Prof. MUDr. István Krompecher – 1969

Prof. David Onisimovič Lordkipanidze, DrSc. – 1969

Prof. Dr. Alfred Mäde – 1969

Prof. Grigore Constatin Moisil – 1969

Ladislav Novomeský – 1969

Prof. Dr. Stojan Pavlovič – 1969

Prof. Dr. Benjamino Segre – 1969

Prof. Eugen Suchoň, DrSc. – 1969

Prof. Dr. Mieczyslaw Klimaszewski, Dr. h. c. – 1970

Prof. Ivan Alexejevič Muravjev, DrSc. – 1972

Prof. PhDr. Eugeniusz Rybka – 1973

Prof. Jevgenij Michajlovič Sergejev, DrSc. – 1973

Varahagiri Venkata Giri – 1973

Nikolaj Nikolajevič Bogoljubov – 1976

Prof. Dr. Eberhard Poppe, DrSc. – 1978

Vitalij Grigorievič Kostomarov – 1982

Giani Zail Singh – 1983

Sergej Alexandrovič Ambarcumjan – 1984

Anatolij Alexejevič Logunov – 1988

Ján Kmeť – 1989

Viktor Vasilievič Skopenko – 1989

Václav Havel – 1990

Prof. Dr. Karl Rudolf Wernhart – 1991

Alexander Dubček, Dr. h. c. – 1991

Prof. PhDr. Ladislav Hanus, ThDr. – 1992

PhDr. Dagmar Čapková, DrSc. – 1992

Prof. Dr. Christian Marzahn – 1992

Prof. Dr. Jaroslav Ján Pelikán – 1992

Prof. Ing. Daniel Belluš, PhD. – 1992

Prof. Juan Antonio Samaranch – 1992

Prof. JUDr. Gustavo Villapalos Salas, Dr. h. c. – 1992

Prof. Dr. Herbert Oelschläger – 1993

Prof. Dr. Károly Zalai – 1993

Prof. Dr. Ernst Eichler, DrSc. – 1993

Prof. Dr. Werner Ogris – 1993

Prof. JUDr. Karol Rebro, DrSc. – 1993

Prof. PhDr. František Kábele, CSc. – 1994

Prof. Dr. Federico Mayor – 1994

Eugen Andrew Cernan – 1994

Dr. Erhard Busek – 1994

Prof. Dr. Walter Thirring – 1994

Jozef Tomko – 1995

Simon Wiesenthal – 1995

Prof. M. D. Daniel Carleton Gajdusek – 1996

Prof. M. D. Jan Pontén – 1996

Prof. Dr. Gottfried Schatz – 1996

Prof. Dr. Sigurd Hofmann – 1996

Prof. Emerico Richard Quandt, PhD., Dr. h. c. – 1996

Prof. Dr. Hermann Müller-Karpe – 1996

Prof. JUDr. Karel Malý, DrSc., Dr. h. c. – 1999

Christian Krause – 1999

Kofi Atta Annan – 1999

Prof. Ing. Rudolf Zahradník, DrSc. – 2000

Prof. Dr. Luzius Wildhaber, PhD., J. S. D., Dr. h. c. – 2000

Tenzin Gyatso – 2000

Prof. Dr. Zbigniew Brezinski, PhD. – 2000

Prof. Dr. med. Albert Huch, Dr. h. c. – 2002

Prof. Dr. Piotr P. Slonimski, PhD. – 2002

Zenon Grocholewski, Dr. h. c. – 2002

Prof. Ing. Dr. André Goffeau – 2004

Prof. M. D. Eugene Andrew Braunwald – 2004

Prof. Tilmann D. Märk, PhD. – 2006

Prof. M. D. Théophile Godfraind, PhD. – 2006

Prof. RNDr. Josef Paldus, DrSc. – 2006

Prof. Ing. Ivan Wilhelm, CSc. – 2006

Prof. Dr.Med. Renate Huch, Dr. h. c. – 2006

Prof. Philipe Maystadt, PhD. – 2006

Prof. Dr. Med. Otto Braun-Falco, Dr. h. c. – 2007

Prof. Dr. Med. Gerd Plewig, Dr. h. c. – 2007

Prof. Dr. Bernd Michael Rode, Dr. h. c. – 2008

Prof. Dr. Peter Fischer – 2008

Prof. Gerhard Ertl – 2009

Prof. Dr. Amand Fässler, Dr. h. c. – 2010

Prof. Michaël Metzeltin – 2010

Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Schmitz - 2012

Prof. Rodney J. Bartlett - 2012

Prof. MUDr. Ján Vilček, PhD. - 2014


Compiled by: Dr. Viliam Csáder, CU Archives
Foto sources: CU Archives
Edited and published by: Lenka Mlynčeková, Department of Public Relations, CU