The main Faculty mission is to provide higher education, to develop scientific research and creative activity of art. Educational process is based on the latest world knowledge of science, technology, economics and on the basic and applied research of the Faculty, on the cooperation with other universities, scientific-research institutes, wood-processing and wood-working industries. It educates highly educated specialists – Bachelors, Masters of Science, Doctors for the whole field of wood and wood products, not only wood technologists but also designers and interior consultants, managers, economists, as well as specialists in fire protection services for the needs of Slovakia but also foreign countries. Full-time as well as part-time study is offered at the Faculty.
The scientific and research activity of the Faculty is aimed at global utilisation of wood as a raw material, technology and techniques, fire safety and economics. Main attention is paid to wood valuation by its transformation into products of new generation creating an entire interior – the human microenvironment. At present pedagogical, scientific and research and other activities are provided by 135 employees.
The aim of the Faculty is to adapt education of new specialists to changing requirements for the professional practice.