Central European Research Institute of Søren Kierkegaard

Since 2009, Central European Research Institute of Søren Kierkegaard (CERI-SK) has been a part of the Department of General and Applied Ethics, which realizes a number of international co-operations and partnerships including several publications in foreign journals and periodicals in the Europe as well as at Toronto University in Canada.


Prof. ThDr. PaedDr. Roman Králik, ThD.
Faculty of Arts
Constantine the Philosopher University
Hodzova 1
949 74 Nitra, Slovak Republic

Statute of the Institute

In particular, the Institute comprises the following range of activities:

1. scientific and research activities focused on:

- monitoring the influence of the work of S. Kierkegaard´s on the development of Central European philosophical thinking in the context of society related changes;

- deepening of comparative knowledge in the fields of hermeneutic and interpretative trends regarding the reception of S. Kierkegaard´s work and its importance to influential philosophers in a global context;

- spreading knowledge and information of the scientific and academic activities of the research centres in Europe, USA and Asia;

- promoting academic events within the frame of the given subject field,

2. organising educational and edifying activities in the form of scientific events, lectures and conferences

3. networking with Central European work places and examining their overall effect on Central European post-communist countries in order to innovate and update educational, methodical and consulting activities,

4. publishing original work in the field

5. cooperation with other similarly oriented work places in Slovakia and abroad,

6. facilitating the English version of Acta Kierkegaardiana sequence and the Slovak version of Supplement Acta Kierkegaardiana sequence, published in cooperation with the University of Toronto.