Safety and food control

The graduate is familiar with the general hygiene requirements for the conditions that must be met by food processing enterprises, warehouses and stores, special hygiene requirements for the hygiene of production of individual foods, hygiene of storage, transport and sale of foodstuffs. He also knows the basic legislative requirements in terms of food legislation of the Slovak Republic and the EU, the HACCP system, sanitation programme, metrology programme, ISO standards, quality and food safety standards, epidemiology and prevention of alimentary diseases and food allergies and the principles of good hygiene practice.



Prospects of graduates

Graduates will be employed in food processing companies, in food sales and distribution as hygiene and sanitation managers, risk management managers or food control managers. They will also find employment in companies dealing with sanitation and extermination in the food industry, in consulting and advisory firms dealing with HACCP systems, implementation of ISO standards, application of legislation and standards of food quality and safety and food safety management systems. Other applications are in food education, food research, private educational establishments and consultancy and advisory centres, accredited laboratories, corporate laboratories and corporate control.



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Conditions of admission

Basic conditions of admission to the 1st degree of university studies at the FBP SPU in Nitra

1. The admission procedure for the first degree of university studies at the FBP SPU in Nitra is carried out in accordance with §55, §56, §57 and §58 of Act No. 131/2002 Coll. on Higher Education, in accordance with the Study Regulations of the SPU in Nitra and the Statute of the FBP SPU in Nitra.

2. The basic condition for admission to the first level of university studies is the acquisition of complete secondary education or complete secondary vocational education.

2. Knowledge of the Slovak language is a prerequisite for admission.

3. The admission procedure to the 1st degree of university studies at the FBP SPU in Nitra will be carried out without entrance examinations.

4. Those interested in studying shall apply by means of e-application or paper application.

5. Once the e-application has been registered, a decision on conditional admission will be sent electronically to the applicant's email address.

6. A certified copy of the matriculation certificate shall be delivered to the address of the Department for Studies and Education of the FBP SPU in Nitra by 31 May 2024 (1st round of the admission procedure) or by 26 July 2024 (2nd round of the admission procedure), or, for justified reasons, on the date set for the enrolment.

7. The application fee is non-refundable.

Other conditions of admission to the Bachelor's degree in case of exceeding the planned number of applicants

  1. Conditions for admission to a particular SP will be determined by the Admissions Committee based on the current number of students admitted.
  2. If a greater number of applicants meet the admission requirements for a SP, those applicants who demonstrate the highest level of aptitude for study according to the conditions set by the faculty will be admitted, with preference given to students who have taken chemistry and biology courses during their secondary school studies. The point limit for admission will be determined by the Admissions Committee on the basis of the admission criteria (https://fbp.uniag.sk/sk/bc-stupen/) based on the number of students admitted to each study programme and the current scores of the applicants for the study. Applicants will be ranked according to the scores obtained on the basis of the results of their studies at secondary school and the results obtained in the matriculation examination.
  3. Foreign applicants from Member States of the European Union or States that are parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or citizens with permanent residence in a Member State will be admitted under the same conditions as citizens of the Slovak Republic. Foreign applicants from other countries may apply to study at the FBP SPU in Nitra after successful completion of the Slovak language studies and documentation of a certificate of successful completion (for self-payers + concluded contract).
  4. Foreign applicants, or applicants who graduated abroad, are required to attach to the application form (http://www.uniag.sk/en/admission-requirements/), in addition to the mandatory attachments, also Decision on recognition of the document on education.
  5. The Decision on Recognition of Educational Proof is issued by the competent Regional Office of School Administration according to the place of residence of the applicant. The procedure for processing the above documents is given on the website of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic https://www.minedu.sk/uznavanie-ukonceneho-vzdelania-na-zakladnych-a-strednych-skolach/. In the case of a foreign applicant without a residence permit in the Slovak Republic, the decision is issued by the Regional Office of School Administration in Nitra, J. Vuruma 1, 949 01 Nitra application for recognition of a document of education.
  6. Foreign applicants (the exception is applicants from the Czech Republic) who will study a study programme offered in the Slovak language at the SPU in Nitra must take an online test aimed at determining the level of their linguistic competence in the Slovak language. The testing is provided by the SPU Languages Centre in Nitra in two dates: 28.5.2024 and 23.7.2024.

    On the basis of the test results, the applicant will be issued with a certificate of his/her language proficiency level (levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). The test and the certificate are subject to a fee (test: EUR 20,-, certificate: EUR 10,-).

    If the applicant's level of linguistic competence is below A1, the applicant will not be admitted to the course.

    If the applicant's language proficiency level is A1, the applicant has fulfilled one of the conditions for admission to the study, but will be obliged to attend a 30-hour paid Slovak language course organised by the Centre of Languages of the SPU in Nitra (course fee: 120,- EUR). The course will take place on 26.8.2024 - 6.9.2024. Upon completion of the course, a certificate of completion will be issued to the applicant.

    If the applicant's level of language proficiency is A2 or above, the applicant has fulfilled one of the conditions for admission to the course.

    Detailed information about the test and the course can be found on the Language Centre website: https://cj.uniag.sk/sk/domov/





Additional information

The main mission of the faculty is to prepare qualified, university-educated professionals oriented to knowledge and mastery of the latest knowledge of biological sciences focused on modern methods of production, evaluation and processing of food and specific products of biotechnology. The aim is to achieve biological and technological integrity of the system from the agricultural product to the food. In the course of the study, the student will acquire the knowledge for the production and evaluation of high quality and safe foodstuffs.

Students can be accommodated in the study homes A.Bernoláka, Mladosť and Akademická. Students eat in the canteen of the Youth and A. Bernoláka schools.



Conditions for international students

Credentials of the applicant for studies at I. degree

  • Completed Application Form with all attachments
  • Decision on recognition of the educational document issued by Regional Office of School Administration in Nitra , 949 01 Nitra (procedure for dealing with the above documents) (send by post)
  • Officially certified and translated matriculation certificate into Slovak language (to be sent by post)
  • CV
  • Certificate of fitness to study from a doctor
  • Proof of payment of handling fee


Conditions of admission without the entrance exam

Applicants will be admitted according to their position on a computerised waiting list based on their results in the matriculation examination. Applicants who have taken chemistry and biology subjects during their secondary school studies will be given preference in the ranking. When the planned number of students for a given study programme is reached, the Dean may accept additional applicants in the order of eligibility for another study programme of the Faculty. After the admission procedure, the applicant will receive only one statement of acceptance or non-acceptance for all the study programmes to which he/she has applied.



Coordinator for students with specific needs

Ing. Eva Ivanišová, PhD. ,  tel. 037/641 4421,

e-mail : eva.ivanisova@uniag.sk



General information on the admission exam
  • Secondary school graduates apply for (Level I) bachelor's degree programmes.
  • Two faculty programs of study may be listed on one application - in order of interest in those programs (only one fee is paid, which is non-refundable).
  • A certified copy of the matriculation certificate must be sent by post to the Department of Studies and Education, FBP, Tr.A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra
  • In addition to the application form, it is obligatory to attach electronically in pdf - medical fitness for university studies from a doctor, proof of payment of the admission fee and a curriculum vitae.
  • After successful completion of the bachelor's degree, students may continue their engineering studies in any of the above study programmes.
  • After the electronic application has been registered, a decision on conditional admission will be sent electronically to the applicant's e-mail address.
  • Accepted applicant will receive the admission decree upon receipt of the officially certified matriculation certificate.


Form of entrance exam

The admission procedure will take place without the personal presence of the applicant.

A certified copy of the matriculation certificate shall be delivered by post to the address of the Department for Studies and Education of the FBP SPU in Nitra by 31 May 2024 (1st round of the admission procedure) or by 26 July 2024 (2nd round of the admission procedure), or for justified reasons also on the date set for enrolment in the study.

Foreign applicants shall send all required certified documents by post.



  • Apply the application for study

    01.01.2024 - 15.07.2024

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
60


Current number of filed applications:
113


Additions
  • leaving certificate (paper form, electronic form)
  • medical certificate (electronic form)
  • CV (electronic form)
  • (electronic form)


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free


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

Billing information

1) Method of payment of the paper application fee:

Name and address of the payee:

Slovak Agricultural University in Nitra, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra

Bank account number: 7000066247/8180

IBAN: SK40 8180 0000 0070 0006 6247

Name and address of the bank: State Treasury, Radlinského 32, 810 05 Bratislava

2) Method of payment of the e-application fee:

Invoicing details for the mode of payment are given on the last page of the e-application form

3) Additional details for payment from abroad:

The following details are also required for payment from other EU countries:

BIC/SWIFT code: SPSRSKBA

Address for sending applications:

Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Science

Department for Studies and Education of FBP

Tr. A. Hlinku 2

949 76 Nitra

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Detail of the study program

 
 
The first three years of your studies could be funded by a scholarship of up to €9,000. More information

Detail of the study program

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