The Faculty of Forestry (LF) and its focus take a unique position in the system of Slovak higher education. It is the only faculty providing higher education study programmes in the study branches Forestry and Wildlife Management; it is engaged in the scientific research and application of its results in the forestry management practice. The Faculty awards the graduates the Bachelor (Bc.) and Master (Ing.) degrees.
Regarding the focus on science and research, the Faculty draws from the trends in the world forestry science and the graduate profile requirements. The current principal orientation within the research activities of the Faculty is towards the adaptive management of forest ecosystems in the conditions of global changes and uncertainty. Within the scientific research, the Faculty provides PhD study in individual study branches and awards their graduates the title “philosophiae doctor” (PhD.). The Faculty is entitled to award the title Associate Professor and Professor and prepares habilitation procedures and appointing professors in accredited study branches.
The faculty research is in line with the world forestry trends and the graduate profiles requirements with their focus being on the adaptive forest ecosystem management. As part of a research university, it also organizes postgraduate studies and may confer the academic and scientific degree of “Philosophiae doctor“ (Ph.D.) on its graduates.
V akademickom roku 2016/2017 je štúdium na Lesníckej fakulte TU vo Zvolene organizované takto:
The subjects of the study programme are built up so that they cover all the spheres of forest ecosystem management from the viewpoint of society´s demands for production and non-production benefits of forests.+ show more
Subjects of the branch of study provide a complex survey of knowledge needed to understand and master the problems of applied zoology, wildlife management, and forest management.+ show more
The subjects of the study programme are built up so that they improve basic knowledge obtained in the preparatory subjects of the Bachelor´s degree, especially from the sphere of applied zoology and wildlife management (protection of animals, special game keeping, world wildlife management, falconry). Several subjects present cross-sectional disciplines focused on forest management, nature conservation... + show more
The subjects of the study programme are built up so that they cover all the spheres of forest ecosystem management from the viewpoint of society´s demands for production and non-production functions of forests.+ show more
The compulsory and compulsorily optional subjects within the study programme of Forest Ecology correspond to the content of the branch of study of Forestry for the 2nd degree in all aspects. The subjects follow the knowledge obtained in the programmes of the Bachelor´s degree at the Faculty of Forestry, they include deepening knowledge of special forestry disciplines and they complete a spectrum of... + show more
The graduates of the MSc programme of Geoinformation and Mapping Technologies in Forestry obtain, on the one hand, deepening knowledge as well as other practical experience of forestry disciplines and areas, and on the other hand, special knowledge of geoinformatics and mapping.+ show more