Food and Technologies in Gastronomy

Graduates of the professional study programme Food and Technology in Gastronomy know the principles of good manufacturing practice and good hygiene practice at all stages of production, catering and sale of food and beverages, including hot and cold dishes, ready meals, thermo-sterilised semi-finished products and meals, shock-chilled and frozen meals, delicatessen and confectionery products, ice-cream, drinks, fast food and traditional meals and dishes, respecting the latest trends. Can apply new technologies and environmentally friendly food preparation techniques to foods, dishes and ready meals. Develops criteria and procedures for input, intermediate and output control of food, meals and ready meals, is responsible for quality control of input raw materials, ready meals, semi-finished products and dishes. He/she is independent in management, decision making and control processes, prepares costing of products and services, contracts for the supply of domestic raw materials, products and goods with guarantee of quality, freshness and safety.



Prospects of graduates

Graduates of the professional study programme Food and Technology in Gastronomy will gain knowledge about new technologies enabling the preservation of the nutritional value of food, acquire information about hygienic principles in the production and transport of food, and acquire the basics of economic and entrepreneurial thinking. The graduate will be able to carry out highly professional activities for catering services: nutritional-technological, hygienic, operational (marketing, commercial, business, entrepreneurial, managerial) and control activities in different working positions and legal organizational forms as an employee, employer or entrepreneur. As a result of the study, the qualification of Specialist - manager of a catering company, manager of a catering establishment, manager of the production and sale of delicatessen and confectionery products, including ice-cream, food and beverage production technologist will be acquired.



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Conditions of admission

Candidates for studies will be ranked according to the results achieved in the matriculation examination.- The admission procedure for the first degree of 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.

- The basic condition for admission to the Bachelor's degree programme is the acquisition of complete secondary education or complete secondary vocational education.

- The condition of admission to the study is the attainment of 18 years of age by the date of enrolment in the study.

- Applicants who have taken chemistry and biology subjects during their secondary school studies will be given preference in the evaluation.

- Applicants who have taken chemistry and biology subjects during their secondary school studies will be given preference.</p



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

Foreign applicants are admitted under the same conditions as citizens of the Slovak Republic. They can apply for studies at the FBP SPU in Nitra after successful completion of the Slovak language studies and a certificate of successful completion (for self-paying students + concluded contract).

Applicants who have graduated abroad are obliged to submit:

- a certificate of equivalence of the educational document - submitted by the applicant if the document was issued by a foreign school of a state with which a treaty on mutual recognition of equivalence of educational documents has been concluded (Czech Republic, Republic of Croatia, Republic of Hungary, Federal Republic of Germany, Republic of Poland, Romania) or a decision on recognition of the validity of the document (nostrification) - if the educational document was issued by a foreign school of other states. The Nitra District Office, Department of Education, Štefánikova trieda 69, 949 01 Nitra

issues the certificate of equivalence of the education document or the decision on recognition of the validity of the education document.

Candidate's documents for studies at

I. level of study

  • Completed Application Form with all attachments
  • Decision on recognition of the educational document issued by the District Office Nitra, Department of Education, Department of Professional and Methodological Activities, J. Vuruma 1, 949 01 Nitra (procedure for handling the above documents).
  • CV
  • 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. When the planned number of students for a given study programme is full, 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 study programmes to which he/she has applied.



Coordinator for students with specific needs

Ing. Eva Ivanišová, PhD.

e-mail: eva.ivanisova@uniag.sk

tel. č. : 037 641 4421



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.
  • In addition to the application form, it is mandatory 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 to the address of the Department for Studies and Education of the FBP SPU in Nitra by 11 June 2022 (1st and 2nd rounds of the admission procedure) or by 6 August 2022 (3rd 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

    01.01.2022 - 31.07.2022

  • Send certificate to

    11.06.2022

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
30


Current number of filed applications:
36


Additions
  • medical certificate (electronic form)
  • overené maturitné vysvedčenie (electronic form)
  • doklad o úhrade prijímacieho konania (electronic form)


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 700 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 20 €
E-application form: 20 €

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

Tr. A. Hlinku 2

949 76 Nitra

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Detail of the study program

 
 
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