Abstract: The personal interaction of teacher and student and observance of ethical principles in their communication are currently actual problem in the teaching process, including university study. In order to map the situation in the application of ethical principles and pedagogical tact in the teaching we realized long-term pedagogical survey in acad. years 2009/2010, 2016/2017, 2017/2018 (65/131/105 respondents, respectively). Respondents - students of the 1st year of Comenius University in Bratislava Faculty of Medicine evaluated the level of ethical principles observance and pedagogical tact during teaching and the quality of mutual communication teacher-student and student-teacher. We analyze the results of this survey in this paper.
Keywords: ethical principles in university education, pedagogical tact, mutual communication teacher-student, student-teacher