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The Prague Science Film Fest will bring the best scientific documentaries to Prague

The Prague Science Film Fest, an international festival of science documentary films taking place in Prague from October 18 to 22, will introduce spectators to teams of top scientists and adventurers from around the world. Visitors will get to know the authentic life of the natives in the forests, understand the language of whales, hear the rare owl, and discover places they would never have looked at without filmmakers. The debates with important guests will complement captivating documents. The contest of scientific documents is organized by the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU) and Palacký University Olomouc (UPOL).

Petr Sklenička continues as Rector of the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

The current Rector of CZU Prague, Professor Petr Sklenička, will continue to manage the university for the next four years. At its meeting on Friday, 8th October 2021, the university's Academic Senate elected Prof. Sklenička of two candidates in the first round of elections.

Request for compliance with anti-epidemic measures

I welcome you all to the beginning of the new academic year at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague. I am pleased that we can meet again in person during classes and share our beautiful academic space after a long time.

Markéta Davidová defended the title of CZU Athlete of the Year 2020

The CZU Athlete of the Year poll already knows the names of the top ten. The title was defended by biathlete Markéta Davidová, world champion from the endurance race in Pokljuka, Slovenia. Rowers Lenka Antošová and Kristýna Fleissnerová placed right behind her with a fresh fourth place in the double skiff from the World Cup in Lucerne. And the third-best CZU athlete is speed canoeist Josef Dostál, a three-time world champion in the kayakers category. Due to pandemic restrictions, the announcement of the winners took place on Tuesday, 8 June 2021, in a simple manner. Unfortunately, not all the awarded athletes were able to attend the meeting due to the preparation for the Summer Olympic Games and other top world sports competitions.

Information on graduation ceremonies

Currently, final state examinations are taking place at our university, by which students of the last years complete their studies at CZU. We wish everyone a lot of success in this important step in life and congratulate those who have already passed the final exams.

CZU won the National Award of the Czech Republic for Corporate Social Responsibility

The Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague won the first place in the National Award of the Czech Republic for Corporate Social Responsibility 2020 in the category of public sector, large and medium-sized enterprises - smart innovations. CZU also received the award Socially Responsible Organization II. degrees and the international award of the European Foundation for Quality Management "Committed to Sustainability" based on the EFQM Model of Excellence.

The CZU Department of Physical Education has launched a new outdoor gym

Ladders, parallel bars, horizontal bars. The new outdoor gym is another element in the wide range of sports activities offered by the CZU Department of Physical Education.

Ensuring the conditions of study at CZU as of 26/04/2021

Important information related to the new protective and emergency measures issued by the Ministry of Health in recent days.

Students will clean up the CZU campus on Earth Day 2021

Students from the association Pupen z.s. decided to thoroughly clean the CZU campus on Earth Day on 22 April 2021.

Open Day online at CZU Prague

Join us online for the Open Day at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague!

At 2 p.m. CET, we´re hosting a live chat with our faculty members for you to learn more about the 58 study programmes taught in English. You can also explore the most sustainable campus in the Czech Republic through our introductory videos. 

Join us here:


Disinfection gate and temperature measurement at CZU. We do our utmost to prevent the spread of COVID-19

In the vestibule of the Rectorate building, we placed a gate with a disinfection function and non-contact temperature measurement. We are trying, together with other measures, to add another level of disease prevention and minimise the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus causing Covid-19.

The disinfection gate can be used by all employees, students and visitors of the university, if they would like to.

Our merch to your home! We are launching a pilot version of the new CZU e-shop

You can buy new pieces of merchandise, as well as wine or products from Point One. We will gradually add other goods. In the meantime, you can use personal pickup on the CZU campus or transport by Czech Post.

So far, the e-shop is unfortunately only in the Czech language.

CZU is again the most sustainable university in the Czech Republic

Within the Czech Republic, CZU defended its first place in the UI Green Metric World University Rankings.

CZU mobiLAB offers a complex solution for detection of infectious diseases (including COVID-19) in inaccessible areas of developing countries

The Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague introduces a concept of mobile laboratories, CZU mobiLAB. CZU mobiLAB is ready for use in humane and veterinary medicine for identification of any infectious agents based on nucleic acid detection in sampled individuals. The concept of CZU mobiLAB can be used in inaccessible areas of the developing world and at the same time offers solution for developed countries in case of reaction to unexpected threat.

CZU Prague offers additional accommodation in a hotel-type dormitory for its students and staff

A new external dormitory in the former Fortuna West Hotel in Prague 6 has begun to offer its services.

CZU Prague has improved its position by 100 places in the latest evaluation of the world's best universities and ranked 801st to 900th in the world and 5th amongst Czech universities.

The so-called Shanghai Ranking is one of the most-recognised international rankings of universities. It focuses mainly on the scientific and research level of institutions and utilises six indicators to evaluate the world's universities, including the number of articles published in Nature and Science journals. It also monitors the number of the most cited scientists in the Highly Cited Researchers database or the Nobel Prize winners associated with the institution.

New Research Centre at the CZU Prague makes focus on transmission of new COVID-19 and other infectious diseases from animals to humans and vice versa

According to recent research, the virus which causes the new COVID-19 disease might be transmitted to animals. Cats, dogs, ferrets and even livestock might be infected the same way as humans are.

Pinot Blanc 2018 grown in the Czech University of Life Sciences vineyard is the best wine of Bohemia

The Pinot Blanc 2018, late harvest wine grown in Chloumek by Mělník, is the champion among 135 brands enlisted in this year´s Bohemia National Competition of Wines. The vineyard owned by the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague has been managed for 18 years by the head of the Viticulture Center Štěpán Weitosch.

The ceremonial meeting of the CZU Rector Petr Sklenička and the best university athletes of the year

The favourable situation regarding the COVID-19 finally enabled the meeting of the awarded athletes of the year with the Rector Petr Sklenička.

President of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech republic, Miloš Vystrčil, visited the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

We were honored to welcome the President of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, Mr Miloš Vystrčil, to the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU).

Ensuring the conditions of study from 25th May 2020 with respect to the coronavirus pandemic

Methodological guideline for ensuring the conditions of study from 25th May 2020 with respect to the coronavirus pandemic

The opening of the CZU canteen from May 25, 2020

With regard to the current measures concerning catering facilities, we would like to inform you about the opening of the CZU canteen from May 25, 2020, from 11:00 till 14:00.

Information for incoming students

Informations regarding to the upcoming academic year for the incoming students.

Ensuring the conditions of study from 11th May 2020

The new conditions for continuation of studies at CZU will be applied with regards to the Resolution of the Government of the Czech Republic of April 30th 2020. The personal presence of students at all parts of the CZU from May 11th 2020 is no longer prohibited, however, it can only be allowed if certain measures are met, in particular:

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