HAC accredited, existing course in English language in 2011/2012
Starting date(s) (following optional prep. course)
Max number of students
30, , if necessary we can expand the number of participant students
Min number of students
Duration of the course
2 semesters / 10 months
English language (TOEFL/IELTS): min. 41 points
Animal Nutrition and Feed Safety
The aim of this study program is to train skilled professionals well equipped to tackle the problems of animal nutrition, feed production, feed and food safety, and are able to perform planning, research and innovation duties.
The knowledge of principles and practices of animal nutrition is a key element of profitable animal production. In this program, we will consider all aspects of nutrition for domestic animals, from fundamentals of nutrition through feeds and feeding. The principles apply to all ruminant and monogastric species, but will be applied especially to swine, dairy and beef cattle, poultry, fish, companion animals and horses. Feeds most commonly used worldwide will be emphasized, but we will also consider country or region specialties. There will be an exposure to computerized ration balancing techniques, and compound feed production technology. Students will learn the basics of farm management and economics. Students will have the opportunity to participate in the research work conducted at the Department of Animal Nutrition.
Areas of the Study Program: Ruminant nutrition, Swine nutrition; Poultry nutrition; Compound feed production and feeding technology, Nutrition and environmental protection; Interaction of nutrition and foodstuffs’ quality; Game feeding and nutrition; Farm animal feedstuffs; Feed conservation and storage; Precision nutrition.