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A graduate of engineering studies in Horticulture presents a university-educated professional with a comprehensive view of the knowledge profile of horticultural production, from the quality of production of raw material resources to the most modern ways of their application. He is knowledgeable of new technologies both domestically and globally, independently handles the problems of science, research areas in relation to the requirements of the institution. Can manage the production and sales process, enter into joint projects at EU level. Develops operational programs and their implementation direction to the desired areas. Manages the production and marketing process by means of programme operations.



Prospects of graduates

Graduates of the engineering study programme are applied as specialists in all forms of horticultural production and downstream processing units, in marketing, in trade, in research and breeding, in the test laboratories of the Central Control Testing Institute of Agriculture, and as managers of horticultural centres, designers of orchards, vineyards and nurseries. They carry out maintenance of orchard and park planting in public spaces, carry out consultancy for horticultural production, act as consultants for the establishment and operation of nurseries for ornamental and fruit trees. They find employment in education, public administration, banking, etc.



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Conditions of admission

BASIC CONDITIONS FOR ADMISSION TO THE STUDY

1. The admission procedure to the engineering degree of study at the FZKI SPU in Nitra is carried out in accordance with §55, §56, §57 and §58 of Act No. 131/2002 Coll. on Higher Education and in accordance with the Study Regulations of the SPU in Nitra and the Statute of the FZKI SPU in Nitra.

2. The basic condition for admission of a student to engineering studies is the completion of the first degree study programme in the same or a related field of study and its successful completion by a state examination.

An applicant who fails to prove fulfilment of the basic condition for admission to the study at the time of verification of fulfilment of the conditions for admission may be admitted to the study conditionally, provided that he/she is obliged to prove fulfilment of the basic conditions for admission to the study no later than on the date set for enrolment in the study.

FURTHER CONDITIONS FOR ADMISSION TO THE STUDY

The ranking of applicants will be based on the results obtained in the previous studies at the first cycle, including the state examination, with the evaluation criteria being the weighted average of the courses taken throughout the previous studies and according to the other conditions of the specific study programme. For the study programmes Landscape and Garden Architecture, Landscape Engineering and Horticulture, the minimum number of points for admission is 5 points, for the study programme International Master of Horticultural Science, the minimum number of points for admission is 10 points, as follows: the student shall obtain 5 points for a full-study weighted average of the completed subjects for the entire previous study of the first cycle of study of less than a maximum of 2.5, and the student shall obtain 5 points for the result of the state examination of less than a maximum of 2.5.

If the applicant has completed a first degree programme in a related field of study at another faculty (or university), he/she is obliged to submit the results of his/her bachelor's studies as described above (weighted average of the completed subjects for the entire previous first degree study and the result of the state examination). Upon admission to the engineering study programme, the student's study plan will be refined in order to complete the courses (within the study plan) to the extent specified by the Dean;

The student must have completed the following courses (within the study plan)

Applicants to the study programme full-time, combined method shall submit, as part of the application form, their current professional activity in the field or a similar field in which they have expressed an interest.



Additional information

FURTHER ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE STUDY PROGRAMMEHARDWARE

The selection of candidates for the study programme Horticulture will be made by admission interview (the candidate will appear in person for the interview on the appointed date). The ranking of candidates will also be based on the result of the interview.

GENERAL DETAILS ABOUT THE ADMISSIONS PROCESS

An applicant may apply on one application form for more than one degree programme conducted at the Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering (under one admission fee),

part of the application form of the applicant who has completed bachelor studies outside SPU in Nitra is certified copy of the proof of graduation with the diploma supplement, which must be sent (if it was not included in the application form) as soon as possible to the Study Department of the Faculty of Landscape and Landscape Architecture and Landscape Management in Nitra, to the address: Study Department of the Faculty of Landscape and Landscape Architecture and Landscape Management in Nitra, Ing. Ivana Mesjarová, Tulipánova 7, 949 01 Nitra

incomplete applications (e.g. without proof of fee payment) will not be accepted.



Conditions for international students

COORDINATOR FOR WORK WITH FOREIGN STUDENTS AT FZKI SPU V NITRE:

Prof. Ing. Miroslava Kačániová, PhD. - Vice-Dean for Foreign Relations and Public Relations; tel.: 037/ 641 5425; miroslava.kacaniova@uniag.sk

Additional information for international applicants or applicants who have completed their first degree abroad

In addition to the required attachments, foreign applicants or applicants who have completed their first cycle of higher education abroad are obliged to attach a Decision on the recognition of a document of education to the application form or Application Form.

Decision on recognition of the educational document (recognition of the educational degree without comparison of the field of study) is issued by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic, if the recognition of the degree is requested by an applicant whose educational document was issued in a state with which an international bilateral agreement has been signed, but also by an applicant from any other state for the purpose of proving the fulfilment of the basic condition for admission to the study. Detailed information is published at: https://www.minedu.sk/uznavanie-dosiahnuteho-stupna-vysokoskolskeho-vzdelania-bez-porovnania-odboru-medzinarodne-dohody/#Ziadost

Decision on the recognition of a diploma of education (recognition of a diploma of education in a field of study) is issued by a higher education institution in the Slovak Republic which pursues a study programme in the same or a related field of study as that indicated on the diploma of duly completed higher education. Detailed information is published at: http://www.uniag.sk/sk/uznavanie-dokladov-o-vzdelani

Foreign applicants (the exception is applicants from the Czech Republic) who will study a study programme offered in the Slovak language at SPU in Nitra must take an online test aimed at determining the level of their linguistic competence in the Slovak language. The testing is provided by the SPU Language Centre in Nitra on two dates: 28.5.2024 and 23.7.2024.

On the basis of the test results, the applicant will be issued with a certificate of his/her language proficiency level (levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). The test and the certificate are subject to a fee (test: EUR 20,-, certificate: EUR 10,-).

If the applicant's level of linguistic competence is below A1, the applicant will not be admitted to the course.

If the applicant's language proficiency level is A1, the applicant has fulfilled one of the conditions for admission to the study, but will be obliged to attend a 30-hour paid Slovak language course organised by the Centre of Languages of the SPU in Nitra (course fee: 120,- EUR). The course will run from 26.8.2024 - 6.9.2024. Upon completion of the course, the applicant will be issued with a certificate of completion.

If the applicant's level of language proficiency is A2 or above, the applicant has fulfilled one of the conditions for admission to the course.

Detailed information about the test and the course can be found on the Language Centre website: https://cj.uniag.sk/sk/domov/



Coordinator for students with specific needs

University Counselling and Support Centre of SPU in Nitra (UPaPC) provides psychological counselling for all students of the university, as well as coordination activities for students and applicants for studies with specific needs.

University Coordinator for Students and Applicants with Specific Needs at SPU Nitra

Mgr. et Mgr. Jana Rybanská, PhD., University Counselling and Support Centre SPU in Nitra, tel.: 037/641 4754, e-mail: jana.rybanska@uniag.sk

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Coordinator for work with students with specific needs at FZKI SPU in Nitra

doc. Ing. arch. Roberta Štěpánková, PhD. - Vice-Dean for Studies; Dean's Office of the Faculty of Physical Education and Science of the SPU in Nitra; e-mail: roberta.stepankova@uniag.sk; tel.: 037 641 5412



General information on the admission exam

Interview



Form of entrance exam

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
40


Current number of filed applications:
24


Additions
  • verified copy of the degree for applicant of other universities (paper form)
  • photocopy of the Diploma Supplement to candidates from other universities (paper form)
  • overený výpis (príslušné študijné odd.) výsledkov bakalárskeho štúdia (ak nie je absolventom 1. stupňa na FZKI SPU v Nitre) (paper form)


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free


The fee for admission procedure
application form: 40 €
E-application form: 40 €

Billing information

Submit applications electronically only!!!

Through the application form in the University Information System at SPU - UIS: https://is.uniag.sk/prihlaska.

Admission Fee Payment: Cashless as per the instructions given in the online application form

Follow the instructions on the online application form to make your admission fee payment!

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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: 16.07.2024 02:53

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