Entry requirements

Master’s study programme Hygiene and Ecology - in English


Information concerning study are provided by Doc. MVDr. Vladimíra Pištěková, Ph.D.:  e-mail: pistekovav@vfu.cz or by MSc. Dani Dordevič, Ph.D., e-mail: dordevicd@vfu.cz


University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno
Dean’s office of the Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and EcologyPalackého tř. 1946/1, 612 42 Brno



Terms for application: 30th April 2019 (first term)and 31st May 2019 (second term, if it is announced)

  • Foreign students who wish to study in English must submit their application through electronic application.
  • Secondary education acquired at a foreign secondary school (apart from Slovakia) has to be documented by a certificate of equivalence or a validation clause, which are issued by school departments of the local authorities.
  • Confirmation of the applicant’s health fitness for study in a written form (form). This confirmation must be certified by a physician - provider in the field of general practical medicine or practical medicine for children and adolescents.




The term of entrance examination: 31st May 2019 (first term), 28th June 2019 (second term)


Number of accepted students to the first year of study is: 24



Conditions for the admission to study

  • Completion of full secondary education

  • Entrance examination consists of written examination in biology and a written examination in chemistry based on the content of respective textbooks for secondary schools. The written exam in biology has a form of a test, which consists of questions and multiple choice answers and questions that are to be answered in one or more words. The written exam in chemistry has a form of a test, where the answer is a concrete formula, chemical equation, scheme, drawing or solving an arithmetical problem. The biology test contains a total of 37 questions; a correct answer is valued 1 point, thus the maximal result in the biology test is 37 points. The chemistry test contains a total of 17 questions; a correct answer is valued according to its difficulty 1-3 points, and the maximal score that can be obtained is 37 points. The maximal total number of points from both biology and chemistry tests is thus 74 points. The duration of the written entrance tests from biology and the chemistry will not exceed 120 minutes.

  • The admission procedure will be carried out in English language.

  • The applicant can not be admitted to the study programme of the Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology if he/she is already studying in this study programme.

  • Admission to studies shall be decided on the basis of the order of the total number of points obtained within the admission procedure for the entrance examination. An applicant can not be accepted if he/she has acquired less than 10 points in the written test from biology or chemistry.

  • In case of serious reasons for which the applicant cannot come for the entrance examination in proper time, the Dean may allow the applicant a substitutive term of the entrance examination.

  • If the number of applicants who fulfilled conditions laid down for admission to studies will be less than 10, the study programme will not be opened. The applicants will be informed.

  • The decision will be issued in writing within 30 days from the verification of fulfilment of conditions for admission. Applicant may request a review of the decision within 30 days of its delivery. The applicant is entitled to check all of his/her materials that are relevant to the decision on his/her admission, at the study office of the faculty after the day when the decision of his/her admission is announced to him/her.





  • Foreign students accepted to the FVHE pay tuition fees.
  • For the academic year 2017/2018 was the tuition fee set on 7.600,- EUR/an academic year
  • It is required that the fee is paid in total before the beginning of the academic year or it can be realized by maximally two part payments during the relevant academic year to the University bank account.
  • The ultimate terms for part payments are the end of August (first part) and the end of February (second part).

            Bank account number for payments from abroad:
            Československá obchodní banka,
            a.s. Milady Horákové 6, 601 79 Brno
            SWIFT (BIC): CEKOCZPP
            IBAN: CZ84 0300 1712 8001 1722 7743
            Code of payment 29001012

Recognition of Secondary school education equivalence (obligatory requirement):

  • Your application and inquiries should be sent to Ing. Bc. Dagmar Kostrhůnová

           E-mail: kostrhunova@kr-jihomoravsky.cz
           Phone: +420 541 653 527
           Address: Ing. Bc. Dagmar Kostrhůnová, Odbor školství, KÚ Jihomoravského kraje, Cejl 73 601            82 Brno

  • To your officical application enclose verified copy of your diploma (or leaving certificate officially translated into Czech)
  • Record of hourly credits of all disciplines with the teaching plan and according to the country of your origin other documents – more information at above mentioned address


Study and examination code for undergraduated students