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Student life at Prague

The Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU) offers a full range of engaging study programmes at the bachelor‘s, master‘s and doctoral levels. The programmes are designed to prepare professionals to be capable of addressing the greatest challenges of our time.

The programmes include food safety, society‘s adaptation to climate change, the fourth industrial revolution in agriculture and forestry, renewable energy, and biodiversity protection. At CZU, we place great emphasis on linking research and teaching.Studying life sciences is modern and far-sighted. These are mostly programmes that are crucial to the quality of life today and in the future.

Other parts of the university include the University Farm Estate Lány, University Forest Establishment in Kostelec nad Černými lesy, the University Viticultural Centre Mělník, Department of Physical Education or the CZU Library.

The Faculty

The Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences (FTA) as part of the CZU is a unique institution with over fifty years of tradition in tropical agriculture, rural development and natural resource management in developing countries and tropical regions.

Prague – New building of the Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences. Credit Czech University of Life Sciences Prague.

FTA offers studies in multicultural environment, internships and research projects abroad, modern labs and research teams. The Faculty provides students with a broad educational background, covering the entire field of both the agrarian sector in tropical regions and international development cooperation.

Other teaching and research facilities: modern lecture halls, seminar rooms, greenhouses, experimental and demonstration stables, or libraries. FTA has also own Botanical Garden.

FTA is based in its own „green“ building. The Pavilion of Tropical AgriSciences offers the most modern spaces enabling interactive teaching methods such as „classroom response system“, laboratory equipment for student practice and facilities for scientific activities. The pavilon of Tropical AgriSciences won the price in the Adapterra Awards, the contest for the best adaptation solution to climate change.

Several student associations and groups host programmes for those with an active social life. If you want to get involved in events, there is a wide selection to choose from. These associations organize events of all kinds, such as university newspapers, special interest groups, and engaging in volunteering or sustainable development.

The campus

Studying at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague is a great choice. There are few beautiful campuses in Europe like ours, full of greenery and open areas, providing plenty of opportunities for sports and cultural events along with modern buildings featuring state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms. All of this is located on the outskirts of Prague, only 20 minutes from the city centre.

A distinctive feature of the university is its integrated campus where you will find everything you need during your studies – accommodation, places for relaxation, and a rich variety of food and sports facilities (football, basketball, floorball, volleyball, swimming, canoeing, tennis, frisbee and others).

The city

Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and one of the most beautiful cities of Europe.

As the cultural and historical centre of the entire country, Prague will satisfy every need for educational or leisure activity you may desire.

Prague City Castle: night view

Prague City Castle: night view. Credits: J Silver.

View on the City from Prague Castle. Credit: L. Niederwimmer

View on the Charles bridge from Čertovka channel

Useful links:

CZU Prague

CZU – Guide for new students

Prague City