Applied Biology

Students will gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the fundaments of biological processess at the molekular, cellular and organismal level.They will dispose of a critical thinking and practical expertise connected to the regulatory mechanissms of life processess,metabolic interactions as well as methods and techniques related to the creation of new microbial, plant and animal genotypes with specifically pre-programmed characteristics beneficial for numerous practical applications.The study programme is refined with subjects linked to molekular biology,biotechnologies,agricultural and environmental sciences.A complex expertise of the students shall be enriched with courses in computer technologies and foreign languages. 

Prospects of graduates

Graduates of the study programme may be employed by plant and animal breeding research enterprises,seeding companies and interbreeding agricultural institutes,agricultural farms,biotechnological and food industry companies,environmental corporations and bureaus, biological and biochemical laboratories, molecular biology firms, auditor and testing institutions,commercial businesses concerned with the production, distribution and sale of seeds, breeding companies dedicated to animal reproduction, institutions of education and civil service.

Information on the employment of graduates

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Conditions of admission

Candidatesforthe studywill be consideredbythe scoreobtainedon thebasis ofresults ofstudyin highschoolandthe resultsobtainedinthe matriculation examination.
The evaluations will be favored candidates, who in the course of secondary education and passed the matriculation examination subjects chemistry and biology. Point limit for admission will be determined by the receiving commission on the number of students admitted to degree programs and current scoring candidates for study.
Foreign applicantfromEuropean Union member statesor statesthat areparties to the Agreementon the European EconomicAreaandSwissConfederation,súadmissionunder the sameconditions as nationals ofthe Slovak Republic.

Additional information


The main mission of the faculty is to prepare qualified, university-educated professionals based on knowledge and mastering the latest developments in biological sciences focused on modern methods of construction, evaluation and processing of food and specific products of biotechnology. The aim is to achieve technological and biological integrity of the system, starting and ending agricultural products food. During the course the student will acquire knowledge for the production and evaluation of quality and safe food.

Studentscan beaccommodatedin the studio.A.Bernolákahomes,Youth,FarmerandPribina.Studentseatin thecanteenandhostelYouthA.Bernoláka.

Conditions for international students

Foreignapplicants fromEuropean Union member statesor statesthat areparty to theEuropean Economic AreaandSwiss Confederation,the Republic of Belarus, BosniaandHerzegovina,the Republic of MontenegroRepublic of Moldova,Republic of Serbia,Ukraine orcitizens with permanent residencein a Member Stateareadmissionunder the sameconditionsas nationals ofthe SR.

Foreign bidders from other countries can apply for study at FBP SPU:

     * after successful completion of the Institute of Language and training UK and the entrance examination at the faculty (for self-payers contracted +)
    *upon receipt ofmorethan10students-foreigners(self-payers),faculty mayprovideall theteachingcurriculuminEnglish.

Conditions of admission without the entrance exam

Candidateswillparticipateonlyoraladmissioninterviewwith requireddocuments.Receipt ofthelocation in thecomputerrankingcompiledonthe basisof resultsachievedduringher secondaryschoolandmatriculation examination.By meetingthe planned number ofstudentsinthe respective studyprogramDean mayaccept a furthercandidatesin order ofqualifyingforanotherdegreeprogramfaculty.

Coordinator for students with specific needs

Ing. Eva Ivanišová, PhD.

tel.: 037/641 4421, e-mail:

General information on the admission exam

*Graduatesof secondary schoolstosendapplications(firstdegree)Bachelor'sdegree programs.
     * One application could be made even more faculty study programs - in order of interest in these programs (fee is paid only one).
     * The application is necessary to confirm medical fitness to higher education (for other applications).
     * attach to your application and CV candidates who do not have graduation this school year, and a certified copy of high school.

After successful completion of bachelor degree students can pursue graduate study in any of these programs.

    *Faculty ofcontestantssendinformation about theadmission processby 20 May 2017.

Form of entrance exam


  • Apply the application for study

    01.01.2022 - 28.02.2022

  • Send certificate to


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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

Current number of filed applications:

  • leaving certificate (electronic form)
  • medical certificate (electronic form)
  • doklad o úhrade (electronic form)

Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 700 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 20 €
E-application form: 20 €

Billing information

FEE Admissions:

The fee material to ensure the admission procedure (the fee)

the programs of FBP for academic year 2017/2018 are:

 1. Bachelor's degree program:

  40 € - paper form

  38 € - electronic form

The fee depends on what kind of application you choose, either:

- The electronic application - the fee you pay without cash according to the instructions provided in the electronic application,

 - A classic application (paper form, which you purchased in SEVT, or you were in school, etc..) - We recommend the most appropriate method of fee payment through internet banking, if necessary. bank transfer, postal order is certainly not, and even the type of U.

For realization of payments through internet banking, if necessary. bank transfer, you need the following information:

IBAN: SK40 8180 0000 0070 0006 6247

the constant symbol (KS) 0558

the variable symbol (VS) 105900

on a specific symbol (SS) 105900721

Report on the recipient - name and surname of the candidate studies (made without diacritics).

 For the execution fee payments from other countries are needed the following data:

the IBAN: SK4081800000007000066247


the bank name and address: Štátna pokladnica

                                          Radlinského 32

                                          810 05 Bratislava

the constant symbol (KS) 0558

the variable symbol (VS) 105900

on a specific symbol (SS) 105900721

the message to the recipient - surname and name of the candidate to study (made without diacritics).

NOTE: payment order fill in carefully, and avoid potential problems with identifying your payment.

Proof of payment of a fee please add the application!

Address for sending applications:

Faculty of Biotechnology and Food

Slovak University of Agriculture

Educational Chamber

Tr. A. Hlinku 2

949 76 Nitra

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Detail of the study program


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