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doc. PhDr. Matej Ruttkay, CSc. - curriculum vitae

• Personal/Contact Information
 name PhDr. Matej RUTTKAY, CSc.
-address Petzvalova 40, 949 12 Nitra, Slovakia
-phone number(s) 00421 37 77 34 286; 00421 903 350 423
-email matej.ruttkay@savba.sk
• Academic Background
- Doctoral Diss.: Settlement development and types in the early Middle Ages
- Slov. Akad. of Sciences 1997 PhD. (CSc.)
- Comenius University Bratislava 1983 PhDr.
- Comenius University Bratislava 1984 Mgr.
• Professional development and career advancement
- Institute of Archaeology from 2008, director
- Institute of Archaeology from 2000, vice director (archaeology)
- Institute of Archaeology from 1992 general secretary of. Inst. (archaeology)
- Institute of Archaeology from 1986 archaeologist
- Museum of Nitra from 1983 archaeologist
• Academic/Research Interests
Couple of excavation, survey and restoration projects in Slovakia
-- Settlement structure, development, ecology, history, Tribes – Nations, conservation science, material analysis
-- Excavation – early Middle Ages cemeteries, lost villages, castles

Main excavation (selection)
• International summer school of archaeology: 2004-2012 – early medieval hillfort (together with J. Hennig Goethe University Frankfurt).
• Bajč – Neolithic settlement and the Middle Age village (6th-13th century).
• Topoľčianky: medieval castle
• Systematically archeological prospection in the region of western Slovakia
• Nitra Archaeological research into the Middle Age architecture and cemetery.
• Nitra – Párovské Háje. Archaeological research into the celtic, Germanic and Slavic village
• Nitra - Araver Archaeological research into the prehistoric village (Bronze Age) and early medieval cemetery
• Nitra – Tekovské Nemce – rescue excavation - more than 20 finding places (Neolithicum, Bronze age, Iron and Roman period, Middle ages
Tesárske Mlyňany - Germanic burial place (5th-6th century).
• Branč – archaeological research into the prehistoric and medieval castle.

• Research/Scholarly Activities
-journal articles and conference proceedings 243
-books 7
• Academic/Teaching Experience
- Archaeological Summer School in Nitra / Slovakia every summer (Inst. of Archaeology Nitra, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universty Frankfurt am Main)
-teaching evaluations – 5 PhD. students
- teaching Konstantine the Philosopher University Nitra – museology, archaeology
• Professional/Academic Honors and Awards
-Price for scientific literature (2004 – Slovak Lit. Found.)
-Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (1999)
-Price for scientific popularisation (Slov. Acad. of Sciences)
• Memberships:
- German Institute of Archaeology (DAI) – corresponding member
- EAC – Europae Archaeologiae Consilium.- board member
- RURALIA – (Medieval Rural Archaeology _Committee - national representative
- Commenius University in Bratislava – Scientific Board
- Konstantine the Philosopher University Nitra – Scientific Board
- Alexander von Humboldt foundation – fellow


Editorial board
- Studien zur Archäologie Europas. Habelt – Verlag. Bonn. Germany.
- Archäelogie Oesterreichs, Austria
- Slovenská archeológia, Slovakia