Forest Ecosystem Services

Annotation

The subject composition of the study plan as well as other activities of the PhD student correspond to the description of the branch of study. They are the subjects focused on particular geospheres, advanced bio- and eco-climatological,  eco-physiological knowledge, in the sphere of creating, protection and the use of forest ecosystems capable of adapting on the basis of genetic structural and functional diversity, in the sphere of advanced mathematic-statistical methods, ecological modelling including emergence characteristics of ecosystems, scaling, ecosystem accounting, risk assessment, and management vulnerability of forest ecosystems as well as in the spheres of socio-economic  and sector-political aspects of ecosystem services.

 

 



Prospects of graduates

Career prospects

On the basis of surveys in professional associations, enterprises, bodies of civil services of forest management, the graduate of this study programme has all needed qualifications to work as a member or the head of institutional or inter-institutional research and realisation teams on a national or international scale, to work in a position of an executive in positions of specialist civil service and within business subjects conducting their own research or innovations in the sphere of eco-systematic forest services or an ability to work as a university teacher.  



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Conditions od admission

Terms and conditions of admission

The prerequisite is the completed university study of the 2nddegree in the given or related branches.

The entrance examinations consist of the following two parts:

  • written language test (the applicant states the language in the application for PhD study),

  • official examining board oral exam.

    In the oral exam, the applicant is expected to show theoretical knowledge of the given subjects and of the subject of his specialization according to the selected topic. Within the entrance examination, also other applicant´s activities such as the ŠVOČ (student scientific activity), publication activity, etc. are taken into consideration.

 



Additional information

Additional information

The prerequisite is the completed MSc degree of university education in given or related branches.

Entrance examinations consist of the following two parts:

  • written language test (the applicant states the language in the application for PhD study),

  • official examining board oral exam.

    In the oral exam, the applicant is expected to show theoretical knowledge of the given subjects and of the subject of his specialization, according to the selected topic. Within the entrance examination, also other applicant´s activities such as the ŠVOČ (student scientific activity), publication activity, etc. are taken into consideration.

     



Conditions for international students

Terms and conditions of admission

Obtaining relevant education or its equivalent abroad, an international applicant for the study has to enclose certificates confirming the achieving of appropriate education (according to the Law no 422/2015 Coll. Of 25th November 2015 on recognition of documents on education and on recognition of specialist qualifications).

The applicant for the study from abroad is obliged to submit the Faculty the attested prove on completion of university education with a relevant degree and the passport copy. On the basis of the submitted documents, successful entrance examinations and in case that the applicant is subject to the regime of tuition fees and fees connected with the study for international students, after handing in the prove of the tuition fee payment for the first academic year, the Faculty issues the applicant a letter of acceptance for the study signed by the dean. Then the international student, if he is subject to the necessity for a visa, applies for granting the corresponding type of visa. In case that the student is not granted the visa, the university will give him the tuition fee back without delay.

 

 



Conditions of admission without the entrance exam

Terms and conditions of admission

The prerequisite is the completed university study of the 2nddegree in the given or related branches.

The entrance examinations consist of the following two parts:

  • written language test (the applicant states the language in the application for PhD study),

  • official examining board oral exam.

    In the oral exam, the applicant is expected to show theoretical knowledge of the given subjects and of the subject of his specialization according to the selected topic. Within the entrance examination, also other applicant´s activities such as the ŠVOČ (student scientific activity), publication activity, etc. are taken into consideration.



Coordinator for students with specific needs

Mgr. Jarmila Šarinová

tel.: +421 45 5206106

e-mail: sarinova@tuzvo.sk



General information on the admission exam

General information on entrance examinations

The applicant enrols for the topics within proper study programmes given by the departments. The application form for PhD study is called "Prihláška na vysokoškolské štúdium, doktorandské - tretí stupeň" and it should be submitted not later than on 31stMay  to the Dean´s office of the Faculty of Forestry in Zvolen, T.G. Masaryka 24, 960 53  Zvolen. The application shall be enclosed with: the attested diploma photocopy, the diploma supplement and state examination certificates (besides the graduates of the LF TU in Zvolen). Graduates of other faculties of the TU shall add photocopies of certificates concerning the completing the 2nddegree of their university study. Moreover, also the CV, a list of the published specialist and scientific works, the prove of administrative fee payment for the entrance examinations are to be enclosed. It is also necessary to submit a framework project on the dissertation work topic.



Form of entrance exam

written



Tests

written test of language



  • Open day

    28.01.2019

  • Open day

    28.01.2019

  • Apply the application for study

    02.01.2019 - 31.05.2019

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Anticipated number of students to be accepted
1


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: 1100 €
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 1200 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 40 €

Billing information

Invoicing data

Bank: Štátna pokladnica

Style of the account: Technická univerzita vo Zvolene

Account number IBAN:   SK1981800000007000271101

BIC-SWIFT code:  SPSRSKBAXXX

Variable symbol for paper applications: 81100002

Administrative fee for the entrance examinations:

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. – miroslav.kardos@tuzvo.sk
Last update: 19.10.2018 09:13

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