HORTICULTURE

Graduate profile

Graduates of the study programme Horticulture in the 3rd degree of the study manage scientific methods of solving the tasks of horticulture, research, its individual sectors such as fruit growing, viticulture, wine production, vegetable farming, floriculture and nursery production. It participates in the compiling of scientific projects, which manages at the professional and scientific level. During the study, acquires the principles of independent and teamwork, understand scientific methods, basic experimental research, scientific analysis and synthesis of results with a reflection translate into the new technologies. Is capable of creative work, responding to domestic as well as international project challenges and knowledge, which can use in the field of science and research. Can speak at international conferences, present scientific publications, process searches, formulate conclusions. Is ready to process and submit projects, grants with the topic of horticultural primary production in the field of basic and applied research.  Graduate of the 3rd degree of the study programme Horticulture acquire knowledge from various fields at the level of an independent manager in the field of horticulture, furthermore is able to prepare the documents for the implementation of the design of orchards, vineyards and cellar technology.



Prospects of graduates

Graduate employment

Theoretical knowledge and practical skills of graduates of the 3rddegree of study provide a wide range of possibilities for their employment.

Graduate of the study program:

  • may apply competences as a leader of the creative research team, as an independent researcher at universities, at the Academy of Sciences, research and development workplaces, state authority and authority of municipalities and consulting companies;
  • may carry out expert activities in horticulture, fruit production, viticulture and wine production, cultivation of flowers as well as environmental management;
  • finds employment in design companies focused on designing gardens, orchards, flower gardens, vineyards;
  • is able to hold expert positions at both national and European level;
  • is able to solve scientifically the possibilities of increasing the content of bioactive substances in plant products and edibles of plant origin;
  • is able to solve scientifically the use of bioremediation techniques to eliminate soil contaminants before entering into the agricultural crops;
  • is able to solve scientifically the possibilities of antibacterial agents on products and edibles of plant origin.


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Conditions of admission

Admission procedure for PhD. study - doctoral studies at FZKI SPU in Nitra are carried out in accordance with § 56 and § 57 of Act no. 131/2002 on higher education institutions and on the amendment of certain acts as amended and in accordance with the Study Regulations of the SUA in Nitra.

  1. Admission to study at a doctoral study program is carried out by the admission procedure in terms announced publicly, usually once, at most twice during a calendar year.
  2. The date of the examination and its content is determined by the dean of the faculty. During the examination, the commission takes into account the applicant's knowledge of world languages and by the foreign applicant’s communication knowledge of Slovak and world language, and the issues forming the theoretical basis of the chosen study program. The Commission also take into account the presentation of knowledge in the scope of the topic for which the candidate is applying. Activities in the scientific work of students during studies at bachelor and master degrees is also taken into account.
  3. The dean of the faculty decides the admission of an applicant for doctoral studies based on the results of the examination, which is compulsory. The number of the applicants that the faculty plans to accept for doctoral studies depends on the number of dissertation topics approved. The topics of dissertations thesis for the relevant study programs (SP) are approved by the study program commission.
  4. The decision about the result of the admission procedure will be made in writing within 30 days from the verification of fulfillment with the conditions for acceptance to study.
  5. An applicant who has received a decision not to be admitted at doctoral studies may submit a request for review of this decision to the authority which issued the decision within eight days from the date of its delivery.

 

 

ADMISSION EXAM

consisting of:

-          interview also in one of the foreign language

-          presentation of the project framework – a scientific discussion of solving and achieving the scientific aim of the dissertation topic, to which the applicant has applied (proposals of solving the problem, methodological bases, and procedures, which can be used in fulfilling the aim of the dissertation project).

 

APPLICATION

Only electronically on the following web page:     

https://is.uniag.sk/prihlaska/?lang=sk



Additional information

*  study program accredited also in English language.   Conditions of admissions:

Proof declaring a satisfactory level of English language proficiency by one of the following three certificates:

1. IELTS Academic version (International English Language Testing Service, British Council) with a minimum score of 6.5 points

2. CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) at level C1

3. Cambridge exam (Certificate in Advanced English, or Certificate of English proficiency from the University of Cambridge)

Deadline for application submission by (only electronic):                                                  3. June 2022

Day of the meeting of the Admission Commission:                                           17. June 2022

 

Admission fee:                                                                                                     45,00 €* (electronic registration)

Payment of the fee for the admission procedure for electronic registration –  non-cash according to the instructions  provided in the application.

NECESSARY ANNEXNES FOR THE APPLICATION:  

  1. CV;
  2. proof of payment of the fee for the admission procedure - payment via internet banking or bank transfer;
  3. officially certified photocopies of diploma (university diploma, state examination certificate, diploma supplement, officially certification is not required for an applicant who has graduated master degree of study at FHLE SUA in Nitra);
  4. list of published professional and scientific (artistic) works;
  5. proof of professional experience, if the applicant was employed before starting doctoral studies;
  6. confirmation of employment and job position (only applicants for the external form of study);
  7. project framework to the topic of the dissertation thesis (max. 2 A4);
  8. statement of the results of master's, engineering, doctoral studies of individual years and the full-time average, which is issued by the study department;
  9. participation and success on olympiads, competitions, student scientific professional activity, authorship of discoveries, or industrial designs  specified by the applicant in a separate annex.

 

TOPICS OF the DISSERTATION THESIS

The topics of the dissertation thesis are available on the website of the faculty www.fzki.uniag.sk  in the part „Admission and Study“/ „Doctoral Study Programs“.



Conditions for international students

*  study program accredited also in English language.   Conditions of admissions:

Proof declaring a satisfactory level of English language proficiency by one of the following three certificates:

1. IELTS Academic version (International English Language Testing Service, British Council) with a minimum score of 6.5 points

2. CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) at level C1

3. Cambridge exam (Certificate in Advanced English, or Certificate of English proficiency from the University of Cambridge)



Coordinator for students with specific needs

University coordinator:

Mgr. Jana Rybanská, PhD., Centrum pedagogiky a psychologického poradenstva, Fakulta ekonomika a manažmentu SPU v Nitre, tel.: 037/641 4898, e-mail: jana.rybanska@uniag.sk

Coordinator at FZKI SPU v Nitre:

doc. Ing. arch. Roberta Štěpánková, PhD. - prodekanka pre vzdelávaciu činnosť FZKI SPU v Nitre

Tulipánová 7, 949 01 Nitra, tel.: 037/641 5429
e-mail: roberta.stepankova@uniag.sk



General information on the admission exam

ADMISSION EXAM

consisting of:

-          interview also in one of the foreign language

-          presentation of the project framework – a scientific discussion of solving and achieving the scientific aim of the dissertation topic, to which the applicant has applied (proposals of solving the problem, methodological bases, and procedures, which can be used in fulfilling the aim of the dissertation project).

 

APPLICATION

Only electronically on the following web page:     

https://is.uniag.sk/prihlaska/?lang=sk



Form of entrance exam

ADMISSION EXAM

consisting of:

-          interview also in one of the foreign language

-          presentation of the project framework – a scientific discussion of solving and achieving the scientific aim of the dissertation topic, to which the applicant has applied (proposals of solving the problem, methodological bases, and procedures, which can be used in fulfilling the aim of the dissertation project).

 

APPLICATION

Only electronically on the following web page:     

https://is.uniag.sk/prihlaska/?lang=sk



Tests

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  • Apply the application for study

    11.04.2022 - 03.06.2022

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
3


Current number of filed applications:
1


Additions
  • CV (electronic form)
  • doklad o zaplatení poplatku za prijímacie konanie - úhrada cez internetbanking, bankový prevod (electronic form)
  • overené fotokópie dokladov o absolvovaní štúdia (vysokoškolský diplom, vysvedčenie o štátnej skúške, dodatok k diplomu, overenie netreba u uchádzača, ktorý absolvoval II. stupeň štúdia na FZKI SPU v Nitre (electronic form)
  • zoznam doteraz publikovaných odborných a vedeckých (umeleckých) prác (electronic form)
  • doklad o odbornej praxi, ak uchádzač pred nástupom na doktorandské štúdium bol v pracovnom pomere (electronic form)
  • potvrdenie o zamestnaní a pracovnej pozícii u uchádzačov o externú formu štúdia (electronic form)
  • rámcový projekt k téme dizertačnej práce (max. 2 A4) (electronic form)
  • výpis výsledkov magisterského, inžinierskeho, doktorského štúdia v jednotlivých rokoch a celoštudijný priemer, ktorý vydáva študijné oddelenie (electronic form)
  • účasť a úspešnosť na olympiádach, súťažiach, študentskej vedeckej odbornej činnosti, autorstvo objavov, alebo priemyselných vzorov uvedie uchádzač osobitne na zvláštnej prílohe (electronic form)


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

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 45 €
E-application form: 45 €

Billing information

The following data is required to make the payment for the admission procedure:

 

Name and address of the payee:                         Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra

Beneficiary's bank                                                 Štátna pokladnica, Radlinského 32, Bratislava 810 05

Account number:                                                      7000066247/8180

IBAN:                                                                      SK40 8180 0000 0070 0006 6247

Variable symbol:                                                   104900

Constant symbol:                                                  0558

Specific symbol:                                                    104900721

Message for recipient:                                          surname and first name of the applicant (state without diacritics).

The following data are required to make the payment for the admission procedure from other countries including also SWIFT code:   SPSRSKBA

Information of the admission procedure are also available at: www.fzki.uniag.sk ; www.portalVS.sk

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Detail of the study program

 
 
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