Forestry

Program objectives:

  • Prepare qualified forestry specialists of higher education, able of independent and efficient management of state and private forests, increasing their productivity, conserving biodiversity and natural values.
  • Educate creatively thinking specialists, able to communicate, work in a team, be responsible for the results.

Acquired competencies

Graduates are able to:

  • organize forest seed breeding and production of seedlings for reforestation;
  • tend stands of different species composition, structure and functional destination;
  • apply forest protection measures against diseases, pests and fire;
  • conserve and cherish biodiversity;
  • inventory and evaluate mensuration indices of forest and its products;
  • plan multiple sustainable forest use;
  • select machinery for forestry operations;
  • elaborate plan of activities of a certain forestry unit and assess its efficiency;
  • prepare and manage documentation related to financial-economic activities;
  • analyse stand productivity increment problems;
  • tackle the problems of rational hunting management;
  • apply advanced logging technologies;
  • estimate commercial value of roundwood and sawn wood.

Professional perspectives

Graduates will be able to work in forest enterprises, forest districts, nurseries, State Forest Management and Inventory Institute, Forest Research Institute, cooperatives serving to private forest owners, establish small or medium business enterprises.



GENERAL COLLEGE SUBJECTS
Subject
1st semester ECTS
Introduction to speciality  3
Foreign Language  6
Miško botanika 5
Culture of Behaviour  4
Informatic Technologies  4
Labour and Civil Safety  3
Ecology and Environmental Protection  5
2nd semester
Fundamentals of Law  3
Forest Botany  2
Geographic Information Systems  4
Dendrology  5
Soil Science and Farming Fundamentals  4
Applied Mathematics 5
Biogeocenology Practice  7
3rd semester
Selective Subject  3
Forest Ecology  3
Forest Pests and Diseases  5
Game Bioecology and Essentials of Hunt Evaluation  7
Forest Seed Breeding and Selection  3
Fundamentals of Forest Explotation  9
4th semester  
Forest Measurements  5
Afforestation  5
Stand Formation and Felling  4
Forest Felling with Motorsaws  3
Forest Measurements Practice  4
Forest Growing and Use Practice  9
5th semester 
Specialization Practice  9
Forestry Economics and Management  3
Social Psychology  3
Programme Branch Forest Growing
Subject ECTS
Recreational Silviculture and Farming in Protected Territories  6
Timber  Harvesting Technology  3
Forest Plantations  3
Forest Productivity  3
Programme Branch Timber Harvesting
Subject ECTS
Timber Processing and Drying  4
Timber Harvesting Technology  4
Timber Harvesting Machinery and Transportation  3
Forest Goods  4
Programme Branch Forest Management
Subject ECTS
Forest Productivity  4
Forest Inventory  4
Digital Carthography and Data Bases  4
Forest Management Project  3
Programme Branch Fundamentals of Forestry Plantations
Subject ECTS
Horticulture  3
Plantations of Energetic Plants, Christmas Trees,Raw Timber and Wickers 6
Berry and Medicinal Plants Growing Technologies  3
Biofuel Production  3
Programme Branch Private Ownership Forestry
Subject ECTS
Law of  Private Forestry Ownership  3
Forest Owners Consulting  6
Forestry Planning Technologies and Marketing in Private Land  3
Multipurpose Use of Forest    3
6 semestras  
Finance and  Accounting  5
Forestry Economics and Management  6
Forestry Management  7
Final exams, final work 9
Specialization Practice 3