The language of teaching: Czech
The type of study: full-time or combined
The length of study: 3 years (6 semesters)
This specialized study programme replaces the original study programme Forestry taught in Czech.
This specialized study programme is taught in Czech and it can also be studied in English as Forestry specialized in Ecosystems Protection and Silviculture.
Admission examinations: No admission examinations are required for this specialized study programme. Foreigners who cannot submit any secondary school certificate in the field taught in Czech or Slovak will pass an interview in Czech.
The Bachelor´s study programme Forestry specialized in Forest Ecosystems Protection and Silviculture can be studied as a full-time study programme or a combined one. A three-year study programme provides comprehensive education in biological, ecological and technical subjects. The study is aimed at providing students with a broad theoretical knowledge of all functions of forest ecosystems, their mutual interconnection and relevance within the framework of the society of the 21st century, the role of the society in managing natural resources including the role of forest economy in the so-called bio-economy, which inherently includes a strong social aspect of the sustainable utilization of forest ecosystems. The composition of the subjects enables students to get acquainted with all fundamental forest fields of study and to be able to implement them in practice whether it be nature conservation, forest production or recreational or other forest functions.
Besides theoretical education the study also includes a lot of practical training.
The final state examination is passed before the commission. The student defends a Bachelor´s thesis and passes examinations in four comprehensive subjects: Pěstování lesů, Hospodářská úprava lesa, Ochrana lesů, Těžba a doprava dříví.
The graduates of the Bachelor´s study of Forestry specialized in Forest Ecosystems Protection and Silviculture will earn a Bachelor´s degree Bc. and submit applications for some of the related programmes of the Master´s study (especially for Forest Engineering) or they leave the university and start their career as:
- employees of state administration in the sphere of forest management, gamekeeping, nature and environment conservation; company owners providing service in the sphere of forestry, the administration of green vegetation and wood business; employees of state and public organizations of nature conservation (national parks, protected landscapes, forest parks etc.)
- in charitable trusts of nature and landscape protection or the protection of historic monuments.
The high level of the FFWS graduates is also proved by the latest survey of the rate of unemployment of university graduates. This rate is very low in case of the FFWS graduates – 1,6 %.
Detailed information on the subjects of this study programme can be found in the attached study plan.
The study programme Lesnictví, specialization Ochrana a pěstování lesních ekosystémů is taught in Czech.