Currently, the Department of International Cooperation SAS is headed by the Vice President of the SAS for International Relations, Mgr. Zuzana Panczová, PhD. and her Deputy Vice Presidents MUDr. Mgr. Tomáš Hromádka, Ph.D. and Mgr. Michal Kšiňan, Ph.D.
"Zuzana Panczová, PhD, is an independent researcher at the Institute of Ethnology and Social Anthropology SAS. As an ethnologist, she focuses on contemporary and traditional narratives (especially fames, rumours and conspiracy theories) in the context of religious and ideological beliefs. She is the author and co-author of dozens of scientific publications in this area (e.g. Conspiracy Theories: Themes, Historical Contexts and Argumentation Strategies, 2017) and a popularizer of science, for which she was awarded the SAS Prize for Popularization of Science in 2021. Since June 2021, she has been working in the Presidium of SAS as the SAS Vice President for International Relations."
"Tomáš Hromádka, PhD, is a neuroscientist and an independent researcher at the Institute of Neuroimmunology SAS. He focuses on systemic neurosciences, i.e. the relationships between changes in brain activity and body behaviour. Since June 2021, he has been working in the Presidium of SAS as the SAS Deputy Vice President for International Relations and the SAS Deputy Vice President for the Scientific section 2."
"Michal Kšiňan, PhD, received his doctor´s degree at the Sorbonne University in Paris, where he later lectured, and at the Institute of History SAS, where he currently works. As a historian, he specializes in the history of Central Europe and France. He has published more than two dozen scientific articles and compiled various collective publications. He wrote several books about Štefánik, which were translated into French, English and German. He has received a number of prestigious awards and scholarships, such as the President of the Slovak Republic Award for the Student Personality of Slovakia (2011), the Fulbright Scholarship (2014) or the SAS-UPJS ERC Visiting Fellowship Grant (2021). Since June 2021, he has been working in the Presidium of SAS as the SAS Deputy Vice President for International Relations."