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Dúbravská cesta 9, SK-841 04 Bratislava 4, Slovakia
+421 2 5477 3589
Doctor of Philosophy. In historical and systematic musicology, ethnomusicology.
The Institute can trace its history back to 1943. While not primarily a teaching body, it offers facilities for doctoral studies in musicology and ethnomusicology. The Institute conducts research into musical culture, including music and dance folklore in Slovakia in its regional, international and social contexts. It issues publications, printed editions and recordings of musical works. There is a collection of rare documents of traditional musical and dance folklore, a vast collection of photographs, audio recordings, film and videos and a collection of traditional instruments. There is a recording studio. The Institute publishes its musicological research output in Musicologica Slovaca et Europaea and its researches in ethnomusicology in Studia Ethnomusicologica.