The history of the Department of Economics began when establishing full-time study in Kosice 01.09.1969 in a form of detached workplace of the University of Economics in Bratislava. The workplace at the time had two departments:
- Department of automated management system,
- Department of National Economy (predecessor of the current Department of Economics).
From 01/07/1990 four departments was created at the workplace, one of which, called Department of Business Economy science, it ensured teaching of national economic theory. On 01/07/1993 Department, an independent national economy in order to reinforce macro-economic disciplines to the local faculty, which formed the basis of the general university teaching disciplines dotvárajúcich profile of the graduate faculty. After 1997, Department of National Economy changed its name to the Department of Economics. The focus of the department has not changed substantially since that.
Heads of the Department of Economics since its creation to the present were:
|01.09.1993 - 31.08.1996||doc. Ing. Mária FARKAŠOVSKÁ, CSc.|
|01.09.1996 - 31.08.1997||doc. Ing. Michal TUŠAN, CSc.|
|01.09.1997 - 31.08.1999||doc. Ing. Mária FARKAŠOVSKÁ, CSc.|
|01.09.1999 - 31.01.2000||Ing. Vladimír GAZDA, PhD.|
|01.02.2000 - 31.01.2003||doc. Ing. Alena DAŇKOVÁ, CSc.|
|01.02.2003 - 14.10.2007||doc. Ing. Eva KAFKOVÁ, PhD.|
|15.10.2007 - 30.09.2015||Ing. Rozália PÉTROVÁ, CSc.|
|01.10.2015 - 30.09.2016||doc. Ing. Michal STRIČÍK, PhD.|
|01.10.2016 - present||Ing. Michaela BRUOTHOVÁ, PhD.|