Organisation structure

Department of Animal Nutrition and Husbandry

Teaching activities

Teaching is carried out in the study programs of General Veterinary Medicine, Food Hygiene, Feed and Food Safety, Cynology, Human-Animal Relationship and its Use in Canistherapy and Hippotherapy, and Veterinary Nurse. Teaching is provided in English for the study programs General veterinary medicine, Joint study program Animal Science and Post-bachelor study program General Veterinary Medicine. The subjects are taught in the form of lectures, practical exercises at the department, or in agricultural and manufacturing enterprises. In terms of content, they follow each other - from the knowledge, cultivation and biology of plants, feed production, canning, technological modification in order to increase the nutritional and dietary value, through their inclusion in the feeding process and the assessment of their nutritional and dietary value in relation to production health, the physiology of digestion and production. In the field of animal husbandry, students are provided with theoretical and practical knowledge about husbandry technologies, the study of morphological and useful properties of farm and domestic animals.

Study programs taught in the Slovak language

Food hygiene:
  • Fodders and poisonous plants
  • Animal nutrition and feeding
  • Zootechnics and the technology of animal husbandry
General veterinary medicine:
  • Fodders and poisonous plants
  • Animal nutrition and feeding
  • Feed control and animal production health
  • Zootechnics and the technology of animal husbandry
Feed and food safety:
  • Cultivation and preservation of fodders and feeds
  • Processing technology and safety systems in feed production
  • Nutritional and dietetic evaluation of feeds
  • Zootechnics
  • Nutrition and dietetics of dogs
  • Industrial feeds and diets for dogs
  • General animal husbandry and dog breeds
The human-animal relationship and its use in canistherapy and hippotherapy:
  • Nutrition
  • General animal husbandry and breeds of dogs and horses
Veterinary nurse:
  • Animal nutrition, dietetics and feeding
  • Breeds and breeding of companion animals

Study programs taught in English

General veterinary medicine:
  • Feed plant biology and toxic plants
  • Animal husbandry and technology of animal production
  • Nutrition and feeding of animals
  • Feed quality control and production health of animals
Joint study program Animal Science:
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Animal Nutrition
Post-bachelor study program General Veterinary Medicine:
  • Nutrition and feeding of animals


  • KEGA 3/6452/08: Dietetics and production of animal health. Solution period: 2008-2010
  • KEGA 015UVLF-4/2011: Print and multimedia teaching texts for subjects of the new study program Feed and food safety. Solution period: 2011-2013
  • KEGA 016UVLF-4/2012: Nutrition, dietetics and nutritional prevention of disorders, production and health of dairy cows. Solution period: 2012-2014
  • KEGA 004UVLF -4/2015: Textbooks for the subject of Fodder and poisonous plants. Solution period: 2015-2017
  • KEGA 009UVLF-4/2015: Textbooks for e-learning and a textbook for the new subject "Feed Plant Biology and Toxic Plants" in the General Veterinary Medicine study program. Solution period: 2015-2017
  • KEGA 011UVLF-4/2020: Analysis of the impact of nutrition on production, the level of metabolic and ecological load in dairy farming - application of knowledge for diagnosis and education. Solution period: 2020 – 2022
  • KEGA 006UVLF-4/2020: Implementation of new scientific knowledge in teaching and improvement of the practical education of students in livestock breeding technologies of the Zootechnics subject. Solution period: 2020 – 2022
  • KEGA 009UVLF-4/2021: Innovation and implementation of new knowledge of scientific research and husbandry practice to improve the quality of teaching foreign students in the subject of zootechnics. Solution period: 2021 – 2023
  • KEGA 006UVLF-4/2021: Study texts and virtual laboratory for e-learning in the field of technologies and safety systems in feed production. Solution period: 2022 – 2024