Department of Applied Mathematics as a predecessor of the Department of Quantitative Methods was founded in 1993. In 1999, the department was renamed to the Department of Business Informatics and Mathematics. During this period the department ensured teaching subjects from the field of informatics, mathematics and statistics. Since 2002, the Department began to enlarge and cover other subjects and fields of interest. In 2013, the name of the department was changed to current one, the Department of Quantitative Methods. Since 2005 has the department active doctoral students who are involved in teaching. Since then, the number of PhD students in the department increased significantly. The department is also engaged in projects from different fields supported by national or European bodies, or demand driven projects from business practice. In its history, the department  also contributed to many major faculty conferences and events.

Department works or has worked in the past with various departments of other colleges and universities, mostly from Kosice, from which we mention:

  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics ‑ The Technical University of Košice
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering ‑ The Technical University of Košice
  • Faculty of Science of P. J. Šafárik University
  • Faculty of Medicine of P. J. Šafárik University
  • Faculty of Economics ‑ The Technical University of Košice
  • and others.


Heads of the department:

1993 - 1995 RNDr. Rastislav JURGA, CSc.
1995 - 1999 RNDr. Michal ČVEČKO, CSc.
1999 - 2001 RNDr. Rastislav JURGA, CSc.
2001 - 2004 doc. RNDr. Michal TKÁČ, CSc.
2004 - 2004 RNDr. Rastislav JURGA, CSc.
2004 - 2007 prof. RNDr. Michal TKÁČ, CSc.
2007 - 2008 Ing. Silvia MEGYESIOVÁ, PhD.
2008 - 2015 doc. RNDr. Zuzana HAJDUOVÁ, PhD.
2015 - present Dr.h.c. prof. RNDr. Michal TKÁČ, CSc.