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Officials of the Ministry

Dusan Caplovic

Dušan Čaplovič, Minister

Doc. PhDr. Dušan Čaplovič, DrSc. was born on 18th September 1946. He graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy of Comenius University in Bratislava in 1969.
From 1980 to 2002 he worked in the Archaeological Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAV) in Nitra as a researcher, deputy director and academic secretary. From 1992 to 2001 he was a member of the presidium of the SAV and from 1995 to 2001 he served as the vice president of the SAV in Bratislava.
He was awarded the degree of Associate Professor (Docent) by the Faculty of Arts of Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra in 2003.
In 2002 and again in 2006, 2010 and 2012 he was elected as a member of the National Council of the Slovak Republic (NR SR) for the party Smer-SD.
In 2006 he was appointed to the government of the Slovak Republic as deputy prime minister for knowledge society, European affairs, human rights and minorities and from 28 August to 28 October 2009 he was temporarily in charge of the Ministry of the Environment.
From 2010 to 2012 as a National Council member he chaired the parliamentary committee for education, science, young people and sport. In 2012 he became the Minister of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.

Stefan Chudoba

Štefan Chudoba, State Secretary

Mr. Štefan Chudoba, PhD, was born on January 27th 1951. He graduated in 1975 from the University of Economics in Bratislava. During period between 1976 and 1988, he held several managerial positions, including the position of the Director of Trnava Automotive Company. From 1988 he was promoted to the position of the Director General of Bratislava Automotive Company.
During period 1993 - 2003, Mr. Chudoba held position of the Director of Skoda Auto Slovakia, and later in the Skoda Auto VW Group Russia (2003-2005). From 2006 he has worked as a consultant and advisor to Auto-cluster in Trnava.
In 2010 Mr. Chudoba has completed his PhD studies (Company Management Programme), in the Faculty of Material Sciences and Technology of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, located in Trnava.

Ivan Stankovský, Head of the Civil Service Office

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