Silviculture and Forest Protection

Annotation

The study branch of Silviculture is oriented to directing the forest structure with the aim of optimal fulfilling the production and other forest functions which are of benefit to the public. The branch of study is aimed at observing and testing regularities working in forest ecosystems of various tree species structures with the aim of their use for increasing ecological stability by means of scientific methods and optimal fulfilling their functions. By its philosophy, the proposal of the study programme for the 3rd degree of Silviculture and Forest Protection study comes out of  the study branch of Silviculture.

 



Prospects of graduates

Career prospects

The obtained knowledge and skills enable the graduates to solve the most important, general and also specific problems of forest ecosystems management of the Slovak Republic and other countries of Europe. The emphasis is placed on problem-oriented approaches, various solving and experimental testing the working hypotheses. The graduates of this PhD study programme can work especially in science and research as well as in the civil service of forest management or nature protection all over Europe. The graduates are sufficiently creative and independent; the obtained knowledge enable them to participate in international project teams. They can also work in managerial positions in forestry and environmental enterprise practice.



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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

Prerequisites for international students

International students apply for the study and also are admitted under equal conditions as the applicants from the Slovak Republic.



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
2


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
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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