General Crop Production

The PhD programme in General Crop Production is aimed at training professionals who are able to address issues from the multifunctional agriculture model in relation to international documents. The graduate of the study programme in General Crop Production knows the methods and procedures of sustainable use of natural resources in agricultural landscapes, sustainable systems and technologies for crop production in relation to agro-ecological indicators, production-physiological parameters of crop production in sustainable cropping systems.



Prospects of graduates

Graduates of the study programme General Crop Production can independently solve demanding tasks in the field of scientific methods of research, interpretation and prediction in general crop production. Graduates of this study programme will find employment as university teachers, research and professional staff of scientific and research institutions, in business entities of the agro-food sector.



Information on the employment of graduates

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Conditions of admission
  1. Graduate level II of higher education.
  2. Completeness of the submitted application form for doctoral studies, together with the annexes, within the specified deadline.
  3. Personal attendance of the applicant at the entrance examination.
  4. Performance of the entrance examination in accordance with the conditions set out below.
  5. The applicant for doctoral studies at FAPZ is a graduate of the relevant or related study programme under the accreditation of FAPZ. The conditions and requirements imposed on the applicant are specified in the specific topic for which the applicant has applied.


Conditions for international students

MANDATORY ATTACHMENTS:

  • CV (paper form)
  • photography (paper form)
  • verified copy of the Diploma for applicant from universities other than SUA (paper form)
  • verified copy of State Examination certificate for applicants from universities other than SUA (paper form)
  • photocopy of the Diploma Supplement for applicants from universities other than SUA (paper form)
  • proof of payment of the admission fee (paper form)


Coordinator for students with specific needs

doc. Ing. Klára Vavrišinová, CSc., Department of Special Zootechnics

telephone: 0376414800

email: klara.vavrisinova@uniag.sk



General information on the admission exam

The admission procedure for doctoral studies at FAPZ SPU in Nitra is carried out according to Act No. 131/2002 Coll. on higher education and on amendment and supplementation of certain acts, as amended, in accordance with the Study Regulations of the SPU in Nitra and the Statute of the FAPZ SPU in Nitra.



Form of entrance exam

The Admissions Committee will evaluate and assign points for the following criteria to individual applicants for doctoral studies at the admission examination:

1. Participation and placement in a student research conference

a) Each candidate will be awarded 5 points for active participation in the SSC (paper or presentation). For passive participation (abstract in the proceedings), no points will be awarded.

b) 5 points will be awarded for the 1st place at the SSC.

Each placing from 1st place downwards reduces the point value by deducting 2 points up to 3rd place. No points will be awarded for lower placings.

2. Publication activity

According to the quality of the publications (as evidenced by separates), the candidate may receive a maximum of 10 points in total.

3. Study average

For applicants for full-time doctoral studies financed by the Ministry of Education and Science and applicants for external doctoral studies, the study average achieved at the university is taken into account up to an average of 2.00. No points are awarded for a study average of 2.00. The applicant may obtain a total of 40 points with an average of 1.00. For each additional one-tenth increase in the grade point average, 4 points will be deducted.

4. World language level

Full-time and part-time PhD applicants are required to have at least an intermediate level of proficiency in world languages according to the requirements of the topics listed. The world language entrance examination consists of a 30-item test which all applicants for doctoral studies must pass.

5. Level of expertise in the chosen field of science

The Admissions Committee will examine and evaluate the applicant's level of knowledge in the scientific area of the topic for which the applicant has applied by means of a scientific debate. The maximum number of points for the level of knowledge is 10.



  • Apply the application for study

    09.04.2021 - 31.05.2021

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Current number of filed applications:
3


Additions
  • CV (paper form)
  • photography (paper form)
  • verified copy of the degree for applicant of other universities (paper form)
  • certified copy of certificate to candidates from other universities (paper form)
  • photocopy of the Diploma Supplement to candidates from other universities (paper form)


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 1000 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 33 €
E-application form: 32 €

Billing information

ADMISSION FEES:

The fee for admission procedure:

Fee for admission procedure is 32, - €. Proof of payment must be attached to the application.

 

Billing information

 

The electronic application – cashless payment according to the instructions provided in the electronic application

 

For the execution of payments for a fee from other countries are applied the following information:

 

• IBAN: SK4081800000007000066247

  • BIC / SWIFT code: SPSRSKBA
  • the name and address of the bank: State Treasury, Radlinského 32, 810 05 Bratislava
  • Message for recipient - surname and name of the candidate of study (without diacritics)

(Constant symbol 0558, Variable symbol 102900, Specific symbol 102 900 721 – if applicable, fill in)

 

IMPORTANT: Fill out payment order carefully to avoid those potential problems with identification of your payment.

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Last update: 30.09.2021 02:52

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