In the area of research the department focuses on these broad areas:
Social relations from the point of views of theory of politics, of ethics, of gender studies, of aesthetics and of philosophy.
The department has been organizing international as well as domestic conferences on diverse topics related to civic education.
Main research projects in previous years:
Identity formation in time and space (2014-2016)
Principal researcher: prof. PhDr. Erich Mistrík, CSc.
Marx and changes in society after 1989 (2011-2014)
Researcher: prof. PhDr. Jozef Lysý, CSc.
Masculinity and femininity in feminized workplaces (2011-2013)
Deputy principal researcher: Mgr. Katarína Minarovičová, PhD.
Life skills development in pre-service teacher training (2006-2007)
Principal researcher: PhDr. Vlasta Dúbravová
Global development education (2006-2007)
Principal researcher: prof. PhDr. Jozef Lysý, CS.
Carrier councelling at secondary schools (2005-2006)
Deputy principal researcher: prof. PhDr. Erich Mistrík, CSc.