Creation and Construction of Furniture

Graduate Profile

The graduate of the study programme "Creation and Construction of Furniture" in the field of Woodworking has knowledge of the structure and properties of wood, its modification and interactions with other substances and various forms of energy, the technologies of processing and transformation of wood into wood products and the laws of these processes. The graduate has the ability to model, develop, manage and control complex technological processes of wood processing and furniture production, creatively develop them with regard to the efficient use and recovery of wood raw material. He/she is able to apply knowledge of material properties and furniture construction, on the basis of which he/she is able to solve the problems of the innovation process of creating new functional and safe products with a focus on interior elements and furniture.

After completing the engineering studies, the graduate is ready to continue in the third level of studies or to apply his/her knowledge and skills in the production sphere.

The graduate of the second degree has theoretical knowledge of:

- natural science disciplines; applied mathematics and statistics, applied physics and mechanics,

- technological processes of wood materials production, processing, drying and modification of wood,

- technological processes of furniture production and their innovation, design and construction of wood products,

- management of timber enterprises, corporate financing and investment,

- the field of modern laboratory methods for testing standard and non-standard properties of wood, furniture and other wood products.

Acquire and be able to apply practical skills and abilities:

- specify, analyse, design, professionally and organisationally manage furniture manufacturing processes from the perspective of development and application of the latest knowledge,

- develop, design, construct furniture and other wood-based products with a focus on their functionality, safety and utility and evaluate them in terms of quality and economic efficiency.

Be able tocomplementary knowledge, skills and abilities:

- keep in touch with the latest world knowledge and developments in wood processing and wood products,

- work effectively as an individual, member or team leader,

- to be guided by professional, legal and ethical principles.

Prospects of graduates

Graduate placement

The graduate of the study programme "Creation and Construction of Furniture" will be employed in design teams with the use of knowledge for innovation and development of new products and technical equipment related to furniture construction. It has the prerequisites to occupy senior technical or managerial positions, in project management, in improving the quality of production and products by introducing quality systems in wood and wood materials processing plants. He can find employment in testing or research and development institutes, in Slovakia and abroad. He is competent to set up his own furniture and wood products manufacturing plants and design offices with a focus on furniture creation. They can provide professional services related to technologies and products necessary for furniture production.

After completing additional pedagogical studies, the graduate may work as a teacher of vocational subjects at secondary school and as a staff member at university.

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Conditions for international students

Foreign students apply and are admitted to study under the same conditions as students from the Slovak Republic.

Without entrance examinations

Conditions of admission without the entrance exam

Admission of applicants to all engineering study programmes of the Forestry department will take place in the form of a selective admission procedure without the participation of applicants. The level and nature of the bachelor's studies completed will be assessed on the basis of an evaluation of the weighted average of the entire bachelor's studies and the overall result of the state examination. Graduates of a study programme in a related field will be required to take selected courses from the core of the first degree in Wood Science without credit.

The admission selection procedure without the participation of applicants will take place on 20.7.2022.

Coordinator for students with specific needs

Mgr. Jarmila Šarinova

General information on the admission exam
  • officially certified copy of the university diploma of the first degree, state examination certificate and diploma supplement (a statement of the results of the completed bachelor's degree examinations with the weighted study average for the bachelor's degree) - submit or submitthe following. deliver to the Dean's Office of the Faculty of Woodworking immediately after obtaining them - mandatory attachment,

  • electronic application formfor studies should be filled in, printed directly from the system, signed and sent to the Dean's Office of the Faculty of Woodworking within the deadline for submission of applications for studies.

  • for each study programme it is necessary to submit an application form separately,

  • the condition of admission to study in the study programme Creation and Construction of Furniture of the study field of Woodworking is the completion of the first degree study programme in the field of Woodworking, or in related fields,

  • information about registered applications of applicants will be published on the website of the Technical University, in the university system UIS in the section results of entrance examinations after entering the applicant's birth number:,
  • the number of admitted students is planned for each study programme separately,

  • the order of students admitted to the study programmes will be determined on the basis of the results achieved and the nature of the first I degree studies completed, and for the Furniture Design study programme also on the basis of the portfolio evaluation,

  • Apply the application for study

    01.01.2024 - 30.06.2024

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

  • verified copy of the degree for applicant of other universities (electronic form)
  • certified copy of certificate to candidates from other universities (electronic form)
  • photocopy of the Diploma Supplement to candidates from other universities (electronic form)
  • doklad o úhrade manipulačného poplatku (electronic form)
  • CV

Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 1250 €

The fee for admission procedure
E-application form: 35 €

Billing information

ccount Name: Technical University of Zvolen

Bank:State Treasury

IBAN: SK 1981800000007000271101

Variable Symbol: electronic application form - number generated by the University's information system (identical to the application form registration number)

Constant symbol: 0308

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Detail of the study program

The first three years of your studies could be funded by a scholarship of up to €9,000. More information

Detail of the study program


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Last update: 05.04.2024 11:02

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