Department of Applied Informatics is the youngest department of the Faculty of National Economy of Economic University. It exists from the academic year 1997/1998, when Computing Center was founded, and in 4 years later in the academic year 2001/2002 was transformed into Department of Applied Informatics under the direction of Ing. Zdenko Krajnik, PhD. In the beginning, department had only 4 internal and 4 external teachers, all lecturers.
Since the beginning, the department provides teaching of faculty courses - Informatics I, II, III for all students of the 1. year of undergraduate study whereby Informatics III is a elective subject. Department provides complete training in the use of MS Windows and MS Office suite.
The research activities of the department focus on innovative education and implementation of information technology and computing resources to the educational process. Members of the department are members of several development projects and projects of young scientists. In addition, members of the department actively participate in conferences and publications. Department also provides consulting in the field of computer science for the whole faculty.
List of the department directors since its creation till today:
2001 – 2004 Ing. Zdenko Krajník, PhD.
30.01.2004 – 31.07.2004 Ing. Ivan Šóš
01.08.2004 – 31.10.2006 Ing. Radovan Ščesný
01.11.2006 – 31.10.2009 Ing. Ivan Šóš, PhD.
01.11.2009 – 30.04.2012 Mgr. Slávka Prváková, PhD.
01.05.2012 – Ing. Pavol Skalak, PhD.