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CULS University Prague, Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources: Profile

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Consider Prague, and the Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources at Czech University of Life Sciences (CULS) as your next destination for developing the skills needed to tackle modern agricultural and environmental challenges.

Sustainable management of natural resources will be confronted more and more with new challenges linked to increasing demand on food and energy, under conditions of continuing degradation of natural resources and climate change. Career prospects in this area look promising due to the rapidly increasing need for educated specialists in this sector: extend your knowledge and skills in natural resources/agricultural sciences and be prepared to apply for an exciting job! 

Students at work

The Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources  (FAFNR) at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS) has been investing in such fields of study since 1906, and its excellent achievements have resulted in a membership of Euroleague, a consortium of 7 highly recognized European Life Sciences universities. CULS boasts an extensive campus that is growing all of the time, yet a feeling of community is maintained through a number of facilities and social events, including the infamous annual end of semester Miss Agro party. The location of the campus is well suited to both students, and for the needs of the faculty, as we are in a rural setting with fast and frequent access to the Prague downtown.

Fortunately, the relative costs of travelling and living in Prague are very cheap, compared to Western Europe. In fact, you may find yourself drinking the best beer in the world for as little as a pound a pint. Furthermore, you will be in the geographic heart of Europe, which makes travel around Europe possible during the semester breaks.

 

Prague is one of the most charismatic cities on Earth, renowned for its rich history, stunning architecture, friendly people and a non-stop party culture. Look beyond the city, and you will find a country with a diverse landscape and beautiful countryside. Rolling hills and vineyards dominate the southeast, while snow-capped mountains line the borders to the north. Nature and its resources are of great importance to this central European country, and consequently, considerable research and education are devoted to the sciences surrounding natural resources and agricultural development and sustainability. 

The Charles bridge in the magical Prague

Most young Czechs speak English, as well as the majority of university staff. A wide range of study programmes and courses at FAFNR are taught exclusively in English, and you will be studying among students from more than 60 countries all over the world. We offer Msc. and PhD. study programmes, plus the option to make a double or joint-degree thanks to our close relationship with the University BOKU in Vienna, Austria. FAFNR co-operates closely with 85 universities worldwide for the exchange of students, making it a truly international university.

Excursions are just part of the course at FAFNR

“Graduates who are looking to extend their knowledge within the agricultural sciences and to enhance their career prospects should certainly consider CULS and the Czech Republic. My experiences as a Student of ‘MSc. Natural Resources and Environment’ were very memorable. I met many interesting people, made some great friends and international contacts, and had a lot of fun while achieving my master’s degree at an internationally reputable university.” (MSc. Christopher Ash – CULS student 2010 – 2012).

Are you interested? Do not hesitate to contact us:

Marie Kafková, IRO (information, assistance for admissions)

Email: kafkova@af.czu.cz, tel: +420 224384577

Prof. Josef Soukup, Vice-Dean for International Relations and IT

Email: soukup@af.czu.cz, tel: +420 224382780

 











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