Arboriculture and Community Forestry


Apart from the basic preparatory subjects the study includes detailed knowledge of tree species from the taxonomy standpoint (including the widest-spread cultivars also from the viewpoint of creating biomass), basic physiological processes, thorough knowledge of disorders and diseases including their diagnosis, stability and mechanical characteristics of trees, techniques and technologies used in taking care of trees, knowledge of the problems concerning conceptual keeping of tree species in municipalities, complex procedures when establishing the stands of fast-growing tree species, taking care of them, complex processing biomass, knowledge of proper legislation, and working a business entity.



Prospects of graduates

Career prospects

The graduates will be prepared for performing the analytical, evaluating, projection, implementing, administrative, and judging activities, especially in the state, public, and communal management of urban vegetation, in the state and private subjects dealing with complex processing biomass, arboriculture, in posts requiring university education,  in the civil service and organizations of nature protection, in lower pedagogical positions at vocational schools, in research into tree species and problems of biomass.



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Conditions od admission

Terms and conditions of admission

The entrance examination for the Bachelor´s study programme of Arboriculture and Community Forestry is made up of a written test of biology that is evaluated on the day of the examination. Results and the score of the written test will be given under applicant´s registration number on the webpage

Additional information

Additional information

When submitting the electronical application for study, it is needed to print the completed application form directly from the university information system, to sign it, to have the mark average and register of marks for particular form (year) of the finished secondary school confirmed by the secondary school and to send it to the Dean´s office.

Applicants who took a school-leaving examination sooner before add the attested photocopy of the school-leaving certificate as well as all certificates from the secondary school (training college, further education study) and they shall also include their mark average of particular forms (years), i. e. of their annual certificates.

The application is to be attached by the CV, the doctor´s certificate on health condition and capability to study as well as the copy of proof of payment for the entrance examination and then to be sent to the Dean´s office to the address: Dekanát Lesníckej fakulty TU vo Zvolene, T.G. Masaryka 24, 960 53 Zvolen.

Conditions for international students

Prerequisites for international students

International students have to take entrance examinations as Slovak students.




Conditions of admission without the entrance exam

Terms and conditions of admission without entrance examinations

According to capacity possibilities, the following applicants can be admitted without taking entrance examinations:

  •   students of the secondary grammar schools (gymnazium) and  secondary forestry schools who achieved the mark average of annual certificates in the 1st– 4thforms  up to 2.25 including or the average for the school-leaving examination up to 2.25 including regardless of the type of school-leaving examinations;

  •   students of other secondary schools with the school-leaving examination (including vocational schools with the school-leaving examination) who achieved the mark average at annual certificates in the 1st – 4th forms  up to 2.00 including or the average for the school-leaving examination up to  2.00 including regardless of the type of school-leaving examinations;

  •   graduates of secondary grammar schools or other types of secondary schools who achieved the marks 1 and 2 within the school-leaving examinations of biology or mathematics.

    In case of exceeding the set capacity of a planned number of students to be admitted, a decisive factor for admission will be the results from a secondary school (annual certificates and school-leaving examination certificate). The applicants who did not achieve the set out marks can be admitted only on the basis of the results of entrance examinations.

    In case of an insufficient number of applicants, the Dean of the Faculty of Forestry at the TU in Zvolen can cancel the entrance examination.



Coordinator for students with specific needs

Mgr. Jarmila Šarinová

tel.: +421 45 5206106


General information on the admission exam

General information on entrance examinations

If a student applies for both study programmes, he has to submit the application form (and take the entrance examination) for each study programme separately. The Faculty will send him the information about the entrance examination (day, time, room) at the latest 1 month before the date of the entrance examination. To each application, it is necessary to stick a copy of the prove of payment for the entrance examination (page 3). The application form with no prove of payment for the entrance examination will not be accepted.


Form of entrance exam

Form of the entrance examination

written test of biology




Form of the entrance examination

written test of biology

  • Open day


  • Open day


  • Apply the application for study

    01.01.2020 - 31.03.2020

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    08.06.2020 - 09.06.2020

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Anticipated number of students to be accepted

Obligatory addenda
  • overená fotokópia maturitného vysvedčenia + overené fotokópie vysvedčení za 1. až 4. ročníka strednej školy

Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: 500 €
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 500 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 40 €
E-application form: 35 €

Billing information

Invoicing data

Bank: Štátna pokladnica

Style of the account: Technická univerzita vo Zvolene

Account number IBAN:   SK1981800000007000271101


Variable symbol for paper applications: 81100002

Variable symbol for electronic applications: the number will be generated by the university information system

Administrative fee for the entrance examinations:

electronic application - 35.00

paper application - € 40.00


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Detail of the study program


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Responsibility for content: doc. Ing. Miroslav Kardoš, PhD. –
Last update: 06.11.2019 10:30

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