• Slávka Krásna DTI University, Department of School Pedagogy and Psychology, Dubnica nad Váhom
  • Silvia Barnová DTI University, Department of School Pedagogy and Psychology, Dubnica nad Váhom
  • Zuzana Geršicová DTI University, Department of School Pedagogy and Psychology, Dubnica nad Váhom
  • Gabriela Gabrhelová DTI University, Department of Vocational Subject Didactics, Dubnica nad Váhom




procrastination, academic procrastination, teacher trainees


Procrastination represents a significant chronic tendency of individuals to delay tasks manifested in various fields of human activities, including their academic life. Even though the results of available research show that almost every student is a procrastinator, in Slovak research, not much attention has been paid to this phenomenon. In the presented paper, the authors deal with the topical issues of academic procrastination in university students enrolled in bachelors and masters teacher training programmes and present the partial results of an original research study in the discussed field according to the variable of the level of university studies. The sample consisted of 748 respondents from the above specific target group and is evenly distributed. For the purposes of the research, an author-constructed questionnaire was used. The results indicate that teacher trainees in master programmes miss deadlines more frequently and they tend to procrastinate in relation to their academic tasks more than their colleagues in bachelor programmes. The presented research brings unique data from the Slovak academic environment and has implications for further research in the field of academic procrastination.


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How to Cite

Krásna, S. ., Barnová, S. ., Geršicová, Z. ., & Gabrhelová, G. . (2021). LEVEL OF UNIVERSITY STUDIES AS A FACTOR RELATED TO ACADEMIC PROCRASTINATION IN TEACHER TRAINEES IN THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC. Proceedings of CBU in Social Sciences, 2, 218-222. https://doi.org/10.12955/pss.v2.224