Study programmes / B-ARB Arboristics
Programme: B-ARB Arboristics
Field of study: B-ARB-ARB Arboristics
Level of qualification:Bachelor
Mode of study: part-time
Qualification awarded:Bachelor's degree
Specific admission requirements:Completed secondary education and entrance examination, if required.
Qualification requirements and regulations:Finished secondary education with school leaving certificate. Further information available here.
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning:There are no specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning. The recognition procedure of the university is guided by the Act No. 111/1998 on Higher Education Institutions and the university "Study and Examination Rules". Further information available here.
Profile of the programme:The aim of study is to prepare professionals to manage natural resources in countries of tropical and subtropical zones, with an emphasis on practical management of biological, technical and socio-economic specificities of the region. Graduates will be employed in preparing and implementing projects in the fields of forestry, nature conservation and landscape management (partly in agricultural production), in services, manufacturing, education at all levels, but also in the control range of education activities, etc. They will also apply in Czech forest-agricultural environment.
Key learning outcomes: Hazard tree assessment
Abitity to take care for woody plants with respect to their ecophysiological and aestethic characteristics
Ability to recognize, determine, distinguish and systematize various biotic and abiotic objects
Ability to execute laboratory experiments
Tree evaluation
Tree planting
Knowledge of laws connected with the urban green
Occupational profile:Graduates will be able to determine and assess various functions of a woody plant, including dysfunctions caused by abiotic and biotic factors, and to take appropriate measures to improve its condition. Besides, they will learn to detect and classify the human impact on the environment and woody plants and their populations, and propose conceptual remedies. Graduates will be able to apply theoretical knowledge to normative, organizational, design, technical and technological procedures in arboriculture: to propose, design, and implement measures to maintain woody vegetation by differentiated and environment-friendly biotechnological methods. Graduates will be prepared for a wide variety of positions both in the state and private sector.
Graduation requirements:Min. 180 ECTS, state final exam, defence of the bachelor thesis.
Access to further studies:Successful graduates may proceed to master's study programme.
Examination regulations, assessment and grading:Further information available here.
Programme supervisor:doc. Ing. Luboš Úradníček, CSc.

To obtain 60 ECTS credits per academic year, students should choose courses from any other study programme taught at the university.

1st semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
AFDAnatomy and Physiology of TreesExam5
AMPAApplied Mathematics for ArboristsExam5
GPARGeology and Soil ScienceExam5
CARBChemistry for ArboristicsExam5
UPARRSpatial Planning and Regional DevelopmentExam5
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
AJSP1English Course 1Fulfillment of requirements1
NJSP1German - Course 1Fulfillment of requirements1
RJSP1Russian Course 1Fulfillment of requirements1
2nd semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
STPAArboristics ConstructionExam4
EFDEcophysiology of Forest Tree SpeciesExam5
GPEVGeodesy and Land RecordsExam5
SKDRWood PestsExam5
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
AJSP2English Course 2Exam2
NJSP2German Course 2Exam2
RJSP-2Russian Course 2Exam2
3rd semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
ZAEPBasics Economy and EntrepreneurshipExam5
DSARDendrometry and StatisticsExam5
PSSMProduction of Special Planting StockFulfillment of requirements3
TTARTechnique for ArboricultureExam6
CHDARTree pathology and phytosanitary regulationsExam5
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
OJAIEnglish for Specific Purpose 1Fulfillment of requirements1
OJNIGerman for Specific Purpose 1Fulfillment of requirements1
OTRJ1Russian for Specific Purpose 1Fulfillment of requirements1
4th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
DE2Dendrology IIFulfillment of requirements3
PPVAPractical Business in ArboricultureExam5
PRXOPractical TrainingFulfillment of requirements3
TPVATree CareExam6
STROMTree ClimbingExam4
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
OAJZEnglish for Specific Purpose 2Exam2
ONJZGerman for Specific Purpose 2Exam2
ORJZRussian for Specific Purpose 2Exam2
5th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
PAOSAssessment and Valuation of TreesExam5
BMSTBiomechanism of TreesExam5
BKZABiotechnics of Landscape GreeneryExam5
DEN3Dendrology IIIExam5
EXOExtensive Fruit ProductionExam4
ZAKAZAKA Basics IExam5
6th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
BP1Bachelor ThesisFulfillment of requirements10
LOPKLegislation of the Nature and Landscape ProtectionExam5
PPVA2Practical Business in Arboriculture IIFulfillment of requirements5
ZUZVegetation Establishment and MaintenanceFulfillment of requirements4
Groups of courses for the entire plan
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 22 crd.)
CADZPCAD for the ThesisFulfillment of requirements3
PCDSComputer Aided DesignFulfillment of requirements3
DCHDendrochronologyFulfillment of requirements3
ZNDOExpert Taking of EvidenceFulfillment of requirements3
LSPDForest EducationFulfillment of requirements3
LEXForestry xylologyExam5
GPZPGeoinformatics for Final ThesisFulfillment of requirements3
GISGeoinformation systemsExam5
PMPAChainsaw Operation for ArboristsFulfillment of requirements3
ZLESIntroduction to ForestryFulfillment of requirements3
PNLHLegislative Norms in ForestryExam4
FYTPPractical Seminar of PhytopathologyFulfillment of requirements3
PPAPractice for the ArboristExam5
LBOTASpecial Forest BotanyExam5
SPMDSpecial Methods of DendrometryFulfillment of requirements3
SVZState and Public AdministrationFulfillment of requirements3
ANDStatistics for Final ThesesFulfillment of requirements3
TMKITechnical and Construction MechanicsExam4
STROMPTree Climbing - PracticeExam4
OLPSValuation of ForestsFulfillment of requirements3
ZEARZoology and EntomologyExam5