Safety and food control

Graduates are applied in food businesses in the team of food safety, in company laboratories and in management, control and audit. Find application in state and private laboratories to control food safety, advisory consulting services, in the field of accreditation systems in food business, legislative projecting, estimating of risks in food. Find wide application in the field of safety management in the distribution and business level, and also in public catering. Find application in food education, state divisions, the foreign inspection institutions, in cooperation with the European food safety authority, scientific panels and working groups.

Prospects of graduates

Graduate controlling principles of microbiological and chemical food safety both horizontally and vertically, principles of integrated approach from farm to table and from farm to table. Provides and manages food traceability, evaluation of information, analysis of information from the rapid alert system and return of products from market. Applies, develops and evaluates a system of risk analysis with the use of mathematical and predictive models in terms of the precautionary principle to protect human health and communication about safety of produced food.

Following completion of compulsory and compulsory optional courses pf study schedule:

 - obtain and apply the principles of traceability of raw materials and food in the whole chain of production and apply them to specific conditions of the food company,

 - obtain and apply knowledges about the strategy of risk analysis on a scientific basis in terms of management evaluation and communication,

 - applied knowledge of mathematical models, statistical evaluation of the phenomena and their application in control work,

 - using modern analytical methods for food control, their authentication, to detect adulteration of food, respectively,

 - professionally evaluates the legislation, on the basis of legislation formulates changes. in food labeling, nutrition facts and health claims etc.,

 - control food information systems and databases, manages and documents the internal control  system in the enterprise within the food safety team and top management,

 - analyzing, documenting and evaluating crisis situations to forecast potential risks at the enterprise level and in communication with the public and the media,

 - applies engineering methods and processes for food preservation, and sensory, microbiological, physical-chemical analysis of food,

 - performs prediction and prevention of alimentary diseases, toxicology and mycological examinations.

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Conditions of admission

1.The basicconditionfor admission to,iscompleting the study programI.degreeinthe sameorrelated fieldsandthesuccessfulcompletion ofstateexam.
2. Candidates for the study of degree programs in II. degree who have completed undergraduate studies at FBP, are admitted on the basis of achievements at the state examination. Number of students admitted to degree programs is limited, in taking decisions number of points obtained in the study achieved an average for Bachelor's degree and at the state examination.
3.Candidatesforthe studyof degree programs inII.Master'sdegreestudents whohave completedI.Master'sdegreestudies atanotherfaculty(orhighschool)thanFBPSPUNitra,attendingthe interview,in whichwill be specifiedcurriculumrespective studyprogramin whichto study in themeaning ofsection 1

Additional information


The main missionof the facultyis to preparequalified,university-educatedprofessionalsbasedonknowledgeand mastering thelatest developments inbiologicalsciencesfocusedonmodernmethods of construction,evaluationand processing of foodandspecificproductsof biotechnology.The aimis toachievetechnologicalandbiologicalintegrity ofthe system, startingand endingagriculturalproductsfood.During the coursestudentsacquireknowledgeonproductionandquality evaluation ofvegetableandanimalproducts,theirprocessinganduseinthe productionof high qualityandsafe food.Interms oftargeted,effectiveandcompatibleresearch activities, the Facultyof currentprogramsin the areaof genomics,modernbiotechnology,food quality and safety.

Conditions for international students

Foreignapplicants forstudyofEuropean Union member states,or statesthat areparty to theEuropean Economic AreaandSwitzerland,the Republic of Belarus,BosniaandHerzegovina,the Republic of Montenegro,the Republic of Macedonia,the Republic of Serbia,Ukraineorcitizensresidingin a MemberStateisadoptingthe sameconditions asnationals of the SlovakRepublic.

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.

Coordinator for students with specific needs

Ing. Eva Ivanišová, PhD.

tel. : 037 641 4421

mail :

General information on the admission exam

*Graduates ofbachelor degreeprogram,sendapplicationtoengineeringdegree programs(grade II).
     * The application is necessary to confirm medical fitness to higher education (for other applications).
    *Applicants for amaster'sdegreeprogramattached,curriculum vitae,a certifiedphotocopy ofa bachelor's degree,a certifiedcopy ofcertificatesandcertifiedextractof the testscompletedonI.levelof study.

Form of entrance exam


  • Apply the application for study

    01.05.2021 - 09.07.2021

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

Current number of filed applications:

  • verified copy of the degree for applicant of other universities (paper form)
  • certified copy of certificate to candidates from other universities (paper form)
  • photocopy of the Diploma Supplement to candidates from other universities (paper form)
  • doklad o úhrade prij. konania (paper form, electronic form)

Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 800 €

The fee for admission procedure
E-application form: 30 €

Billing information

FEE Admissions:

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

the programs of FBP for academic year 2011/2012 are:

 1. Bachelor's degree program:

 € 33 / 994.16 billion (at the conversion rate per 30,126 Sk € 1)

 2. master's degree program:

 € 26 / 783.28 billion (at the conversion rate per 30,126 Sk € 1)

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:

the bank account number: 7000066247/8180

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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 bank account number: 7000066247/8180

the IBAN: SK 7000066247 408180000000


the bank name and address: General Credit Bank, a. p.

                        Mlynské Nivy 1

                        829 90 Bratislava

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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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Last update: 30.09.2021 02:52

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