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The Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague

Česká zemědělská univerzita v Praze (ČZU)

The Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague is the main Czech university in the field of agriculture. It is the third largest university in Prague.

The university was founded in 1906. In addition to the classic agrotechnical and forestry engineering programs it offers future-oriented programs in the field of ecology, non-traditional and renewable energy sources, economics, informatics and management. The university adheres to the principles of protecting natural resources in all of these areas.

www.czu.cz/cs/

  • The Czech University of Life Sciences conducts systematic research in the so-called life sciences — physiology and molecular biology, environmental protection, forestry, environmental protection technologies, economics and management.
  • The university offers about 150 Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral programs.
  • The university has high-grade laboratories and advanced workshops. The studying process includes field trips, classes in the wild, field practice in the Czech Republic and abroad.
  • The university has high rates of graduate employment. 97% of graduates start to work immediately after graduation or enter the follow-up programs.
  • Dozens of graduates of the Czech University of Life Sciences find their first jobs abroad.

Applications are required to be submitted from December 16 to March 31.

The university offers number of programs taught in English. In this case, the applicant is required to pass exam in English. The tuition fee is 15,000 CZK per year.

Faculty of Economics and Management

Bachelor’s degree programs:

  • Economics and Management (in Czech or English)
  • Public Administration and Regional Development
  • Economic and Cultural Studies
  • Systems Engineering
  • Informatics (in Czech or English)
  • Economics and Management (in Czech or English)
  • Production and Economics

Admission exams consist of written tests in mathematics and English. Foreign applicants additionally take an exam in the Czech language.

Admission exams for programs taught in English consist of test in the English language and test in mathematics held in English.

Master’s degree programs:

  • Economics and Management (in Czech or English)
  • Public Administration and Regional Development
  • Economic and Cultural Studies
  • Economics and Management (in Czech or English)
  • European Agrarian Diplomacy (in Czech or English)
  • Production and Economics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Informatics (in Czech or English)
  • Project Management

Admission exams:

Admission exams for all of the programs consist of two tests, one of which is Economics and Management. The second one depends on the chosen program: Production and Economics – Quantitative methods; Economics and Management – Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship; Informatics – Information technology; Systems Engineering – Quantitative Methods; Public Administration and Regional Development – Humanities; Economic and Cultural Studies – Humanities; European Agrarian Diplomacy – English; Project Management – Quantitative methods.

Foreign applicants to the Master’s degree programs additionally take an exam in the Czech language.

Faculty website: www.pef.czu.cz/cs/

Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources

Bachelor’s degree programs:

  • Crop Production
  • Livestock Husbandry
  • Horse Breeding
  • Special Breeding of Animals
  • Cynology
  • Rehabilitation and Medical Care for Animals
  • Fisheries and Aquaristics
  • Horticulture
  • Garden Management
  • Grassland Management
  • Organic Farming
  • Public Management in Agriculture
  • Animal Breeding
  • Plant Cultivation
  • Plant Medicine
  • Rural Development
  • Production and Ornamental Horticulture
  • Product Quality
  • Sustainable Use of Natural Resources
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Landscape Architecture (test in Biology and creative presentation exam)
  • Sustainable Use of Natural Resources
  • Agriculture and Food

Admission exams for Bachelor’s degree programs consist of a written test in Biology and Chemistry. Some programs require test only in Biology, or in Chemistry.

Master’s degree programs:

  • Livestock Husbandry
  • Animal Breeding
  • Animal Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Crop Production
  • Plant Nutrition and Protection
  • Plant Medicine (without exams)
  • Production Horticulture
  • Ornamental Horticulture (creative presentation exam)
  • Landscape Architecture Horticulture (creative presentation exam)
  • Plant Cultivation
  • Animal Cultivation
  • Reproductive biotechnology
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agriculture (without exams)
  • Rural Development
  • Quality of Agricultural Products
  • Waste and its Use
  • Sustainable Biosphere Development
  • Soil Evaluation and Protection (no exams)
  • Ecological Farming
  • Nutrition and Food
  • Natural Resources and Environment (no exams)
  • Nature Resources Management and Ecological Engineering (no exams)
  • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security (no exams)

Admission exams for the Master’s degree program consist of a written test in chosen major (possible questions can be found on the faculty website) and assessment of disciplines and grades obtained during the Bachelor’s program. Applicants for Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Horticulture take creative presentation exam.

Faculty website: www.af.czu.cz/cs/

Faculty of Engineering

Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs:

  • Maintenance Engineering
  • Agricultural Machinery
  • Road Transportation and City Traffic
  • Waste Disposal Technology and Technique
  • Technological Equipment of Constructions
  • Trade and Business Dealing with Machinery
  • Information and Control Technology in the Agro-Food Complex
  • Technology and Environmental Engineering

Admission exams for the Bachelor’s degree program consist of tests in mathematics and physics. Applicants for Trade and Business Dealing with Machinery are required to take exams in mathematics and foreign language (international applicants take exam in Czech language).

Admission exams for the Master’s degree program consist of a written test in chosen major (for example, mathematics, engineering technology, material science, machine elements, informatics).

Faculty website: www.tf.czu.cz/cs/

Faculty of Tropical AgriScience

Bachelor’s degree programs:

  • Agriculture in Tropics and Subtropics (exams in biology and foreign (Czech) language)
  • Sustainable Development in Tropics and Subtropics (exams in mathematics and foreign (Czech) language)

Master’s degree programs:

  • Animal and Food Science in Tropics and Subtropics (tests in Animal Production and English)
  • International Development and Agricultural Economics (tests in Economics and World Geography and English)
  • Sustainable Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics (tests in Agricultural Engineering and Technologies and English)
  • Tropical Crop Management and Ecology (tests in Plant Production and English)
  • Tropical Forestry and Agroforestry (tests in Ecology and Biology and English)
  • Wildlife Management in Tropics and Subtropics (tests in Ecology and Zoology and English)

Faculty website: www.ftz.czu.cz/cs/

Faculty of Environmental Science

Bachelor’s degree programs:

  • Applied Ecology
  • Rural Area Study
  • Landscape Technical and Administration Services
  • Water Management
  • Landscape Planning

Master’s degree programs:

  • Engineering Ecology
  • Nature Conservation (in Czech or English)
  • Engineering in Rural Areas
  • Regional Environmental Administration
  • Environmental Modeling
  • Water in Rural Areas
  • Land and Water Management
  • Landscape Planning

Faculty website: www.fzp.czu.cz/cs/

Faculty of Forestry and Wood Science

Bachelor’s degree programs:

  • Forestry (tests in biology and mathematics)
  • Wood Processing (tests in mathematics and physics)
  • Economics and Management of Forestry (test in mathematics)
  • Operation and Game Management (test in biology)
  • Business in Woodworking and Furniture industry (test in mathematics)
  • Conservation of Natural Objects and Taxidermy
  • Game Management (tests in biology and interview in English)
  • Forestry (tests in mathematics and interview in English)

Master’s degree programs:

  • Forest Engineering (tests in Forest Management, Forest Economics,
  • Forest Ecology and Forest Typology)
  • Wood Engineering (tests in Forestry, flexibility and strength properties, wooden structure properties)
  • Forestry, Water and Landscape Management (interview in English)
  • Forest Engineering (interview in English)
  • Tropical Forestry and Agroforestry (test in biology and interview in English)

Faculty website: www.fld.czu.cz/cs/