University News

Professor Jiří Mareček, a legend of Czech landscape architecture, has died

It is with deep sadness that we share the news that Professor Jiří Mareček (*3rd June 1930, †26th January 2024) died at the age of nearly 94 on Friday, 26th January. He was a great teacher, expert, and person, a legend in the field of garden and landscape architecture. 

Consultations for students and employess even during the exam period

The exam period is underway, and the summer semester will soon begin. For more challenging situations that each of us may find ourselves in, the team from the CZU Counselling Centre offers consultations to students and employees of CZU, even during the exam period.

We commemorate the 55th anniversary of unprecedented human and civic bravery

On 16th January 1969, Jan Palach, a student of the Faculty of Arts at Charles University, set himself on fire in protest against the occupation of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact troops controlled by the then Soviet Union and concessions by the Czechoslovak government to the occupiers, who died three days later as a result of severe burns.

Increased security measures continue to apply during the examination period

Based on today's meeting on security at universities with the rectors, the Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, and the Police of the Czech Republic, and at the same time, based on the daily meetings of the CZU Crisis Management Team, additional measures were taken to ensure security on the CZU campus.

Statement of the CZU Rector on the tragic event at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University

Dear Students and Employees of CZU,

In response to today's tragic event at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University, I wanted to ask you to consider your possible presence at the university on Friday, 22nd December 2023. Although we have no information about a direct threat on the CZU campus, at the university, we have activated the relevant articles of the preventive security plan to prevent the repetition or imitation of such incidents as much as possible.

Join the National Food Collection as part of GIVING TUESDAY

The Czech University of Life Sciences Prague also supports the National Food Collection on the occasion of the celebration of the World Day of Generosity and Good Deeds Giving Tuesday. You can also participate in the autumn round through the company fundraiser. Not only food is needed, but also drugstore goods.

International Students' Day and Day of Struggle for Freedom and Democracy

The Czech University of Life Sciences commemorates International Students' Day and the 34th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution. These two key events are connected by their historical relevance and commitment to the values of freedom, education, and a society based on democratic principles.

CZU commemorates the 105th anniversary of the founding of independent Czechoslovakia

The creation of independent Czechoslovakia on 28th October 1918 was an important historical milestone that laid the foundations of a free and democratic state. The 105th anniversary of this event also reminds us of other values that are key to our university, i.e., education, innovation and sustainability.

The traditional fish harvest of Vyžlovka pond will be an experience for both young and old this year

On Saturday, 4th November, CZU Forests (Lesy ČZU) is organizing a traditional fish harvest at Vyžlovka pond (Vyžlovský rybník). Visitors can expect an exciting spectacle and the possibility of buying fresh fish and entertainment for the whole family.

Declaration of CZU on the support of the token strike

Declaration of the Czech University of Life Sciences on the support of the token strike prepared by the University Trade Union and the actions of the Hour of Truth initiative to support adequate financing of tertiary education.

Forget boring science movies! Festival which is taking place at CZU, will entertain you. It will offer 12 amazing premieres

Science documentaries, discussions, lectures and festival atmosphere. Come and experience the Prague Science Film Fest in the CZU Ceremony Hall (Aula).

CZU International Scientific Board Meeting

The university premises in Kostelec nad Černými lesy hosted the CZU International Scientific Board (ISB) meeting in the last week of September.

The European Sustainable Development Week at the CZU

A pan-European festival of events to support sustainability

September 18 to October 10, 2023

ČZU at the exhibition Země živitelka

In the spirit of the exhibition's subtitle "On the way to sustainability", the university has prepared a rich programme for experts and the general public.

Fifty-five years ago, the Prague Spring was followed by a long autumn

More than half a century has passed since the invasion and subsequent occupation of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact troops. The events of 1968 affected the whole of society, including university life.

Gold for the collection. Other awards for CZU Winery

This year's national wine competition began with the evaluation of products from the Bohemian wine region, where the winner was Riesling classic 2021 from the Bettina Lobkowicz Winery. The CZU Winery's Riesling 2020 won in the quality sparkling wine category. And the winery in Chloumek, which Czech University of Life Sciences runs as a research and study centre, also took home gold for the best collection, with an average of 88.3 points from a total of nine wine samples submitted.

European research services on agroecology conference

The Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, in cooperation with French partners from AnaEE (Analysis and Experimentation on Ecosystems) and CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique), organized a conference entitled European Research Services on Agroecology on June 5 and 6 2023 in the Aula of CZU.

Graduation ceremonies at the Czech University of Life Sciences celebrate the academic achievements of our graduates

The recent graduations at the Czech University of Life Sciences, which closed a chapter in the lives of our students, were once again a joyful and well-deserved moment.

ČZU organises XVII European Congress of Ichthyology

On 4-8 September, the CZU will host the XVII European Congress of Ichthyology.

The university campus will once again come alive with the Garden Fest

On Saturday, 10th June 2023, starting at 1 p.m., the Czech University of Life Sciences campus will come alive with the sixth annual Garden Fest. Graduates, employees, students, supporters of the university, and the general public from friendly neighboring municipalities will meet there.

Prof. RNDr. Michael Komárek, Ph.D. was elected Dean of FES

At its meeting on the 9th of May 2023, the FES Academic Senate elected a new Dean of the Faculty. Prof. Komárek received 11 votes from all the senate members present. He will subsequently be appointed by the Rector and will take office in December of this year.

We would like to invite you to the 11th year of the CZU BALL

Let us kindly invite you to the 11th year of the CZU BALL, which will take place on Saturday, March 11, 2023, from 7 p.m. in the premises of the National House Vinohrady.

Erasmus Application Call

With the new year also come new challenges. One such challenge can be a study stay abroad - a semester exchange in another country. All CZU students (both full-time and combined studies) can spend an entire semester at one of more than 300 partner universities in 32 European countries.

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