Content (Syllabus outline)

  • Role and position of wildlife in communities with emphasis on forest and agricultural landscapes.
  • Historical effects of man on the present distribution, habitat characteristics, and behaviour of wildlife (landscape transformation, hunting, extermination, dispersal, introduction of alien species).
  • Characteristics of wildlife populations (size, distribution, natality, mortality, intra- and interspecific interactions, diet).
  • Habitat of wildlife. General characteristics. Seasonal and diurnal habitat selection.
  • Implementation of biotechnical measures in habitats of game species as integral component of forest management at different levels.
  • Characteristics of damage caused by game species in forest and agricultural areas. Integral measures to reduce and prevent damages.
  • Methods for monitoring wildlife populations, telemetry, habitat suitability assessments.
  • Game animals as renewable natural resource. Spatial and temporal frame of wildlife management planning.


1. Condition for inclusion in the work:

- Inscription to adequate academic year


2. Condition for performing study obligations:

- Attendance of seminary exercises

- Defence of seminar paper

- Finished field-work exercises

- Participation during lectures and seminar exercises

- Field-work and quality of field-work report