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Gumb išči


Chair of Forest Techniques and Economics

At the Chair we conduct pedagogical and research work in the field of Forest Techniques and economics. Currently, there are nine pedagogical staff members. Teaching takes place in all years and at all levels of undergraduate and graduate study. In-depth knowledge is also acquired in the MSc programme in elective and non-elective subjects. We have modern pedagogical and research equipment which enables us to maintain a high level of quality in our classes. Emphasis is placed on intensive fieldwork and research activities, and foreign lecturers are frequently involved in the pedagogical process.



Head of chair: prof. dr. Janez Krč
Vice head of chair: assist. prof. dr. Anton Poje

prof. dr. Igor Potočnik (university teacher)
prof. dr. Janez Krč (university teacher)
assoc. prof. dr. Špela Pezdevšek Malovrh (university teacher)
assist. prof. dr. Jurij Marenče (university teacher)
assist. prof. dr. Milan Šinko (university teacher)
assist. prof. dr. Anton Poje (university teacher)
assist. prof. dr. Matevž Mihelič (assistant)
assist. dr. Boštjan Hribernik (researcher)
assist. Vasja Leban (specialist adviser)


Pedagogical work in the chair

The field of Forest Techniques and Economics in Forestry is the focal point of pedagogical work in our Chair. At two levels of undergraduate studies and one level of graduate study, students acquire basic and in depth knowledge of technologies, economics, organization of work in forest and companies, forest roads, forest policy, forest products, ergonomy and work safety.


List of recent undergraduate degrees

Title Author Year Supervisor Link
Analysis of members' satisfaction with the Forest Owners Association of Slovenia performance Plevnik, Kaja 2020 assoc. prof. dr. Špela Pezdevšek Malovrh
Work study of motor manual felling and processing:  case study in a hornbeam forest stand Golovrški, Antonio 2020
Skidding of broadleaves in high karst forests of south-west Slovenia with articulated skider Bijol BWS 160 Mikuletič, Janez 2020
Comparison of selective and situational thinning in spruce stand on Senožeti Korošec, Žan 2020
Physical workolad and noise exposure of arborist climber when working with patrol and battery powered chainsaw Jeršin, Matevž 2020
Bearing capacity of frozen soil and snow at timber production Jereb, Jure 2020
Analysis of machinery ring Gorjan operation as a form of neighbour assistance of private forest owners Kenda, Martin 2020
Analysis of suitable areas for CTL technology in regional Forest Management Region Celje Lesičar, Mitja 2020 prof. dr. Janez Krč


Research work

We cooperate with universities and institutes from at home and abroad. The cooperation is carried out through work on research projects and with student and staff exchange with foreign universities.

Current research projects Chair members are involved in.