• 1952 – 1954

    studied composition with Alexander Moyzes at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava

  • 1954 – 1957

    studied with Jaroslav Řídký and Vladimír Sommer at the Academy of Music and Drama in Prague

  • 1957 – 1981

    programme adviser and editor of the Czechoslovak Radio in Bratislava

  • 1965

    participated in the International Summer School in Darmstadt

  • 1977 – 1981

    programme adviser of the Electro-Acoustic Studio of the Czechoslovak Radio in Bratislava

Jozef Malovec studied at a secondary school and took private lessons of harmony, counterpoint and musical forms from Ján Zimmer.