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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.

CZU once again defends its leadership in sustainability and has improved globally

This year, CZU ranked 45th in the UI GreenMetric ranking worldwide and repeatedly ranked 1st among participating universities from the Czech Republic.

Rector of CZU prof. Petr Sklenička wishes you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Dear Colleagues, Dear Students, 
The end of the year is approaching, and so is Christmas. For some, it is a time to look back; for others, it is a time to make resolutions.

Discussions between students and teachers of CZU and experts from the practice

A discussion of students and employees with experts from practice took place at the Czech University of Life Sciences Auditorium in the framework of the Panel of Education Areas 2022. In this way, university management allows students to gain experience as inspiration for the further development needed to successfully start or enrich their current careers.

The university campus comes alive with Christmas markets

This year's Advent is in full swing, and the third Advent Sunday is fast approaching. This signals that it is high time for most of us to start preparations for the most beautiful holidays of the year. 

The CZU Scientific Board Assembly symbolically concluded the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the University's independent existence

The academic community of the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague met on Monday, 28th November 2022, in the auditorium for the ceremonial assembly of the CZU Scientific Board.

Two CZU employees among the ten most cited scientists in the Czech Republic

Two of the ten most cited scientists in the Czech Republic are from the Czech University of Life Sciences. They are Prof. Jan Vymazal from the Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Dr. Roman Pavela, who, in addition to CRI, also works at the Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources.

CZU is the most successful of the Czech universities in fulfilling sustainability principles. It is ranked 158th worldwide

The latest QS World University Rankings provide a significant comparison of 700 universities in terms of fulfilling the environmental dimension of sustainability. The Czech University of Life Sciences Prague is ranked 158th and is the best among the Czech universities.

Important European project AgroServ: kick-off meeting at CZU

The Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources organized the kick-off meeting of the important European project AgroServ (Integrated SERvices supporting a sustainable AGROecological transition) in the premises of the CZU Auditorium and the FAFNR Food Pavilion on 17th - 18th October.

In the prestigious ranking of the most cited scientists of Stanford University and the Elsevier Global TOP 2% ranking, 23 colleagues are from CZU

In the current version of the world database of 2% of the most cited scientists (Stanford University Scientist Rankings), 23 colleagues are from CZU. Among them, prof. Vymazal ranked the best. A total of 22 research areas are monitored. Congratulations.

CZU improved its position among universities from CZ in the international THE ranking

The prestigious international Time Higher Education (THE) university ranking published a new ranking of universities in October. This is based on the evaluation of 13 performance indicators that cover the entire spectrum of key areas of operation of top universities: education, research, knowledge transfer, and the international environment at the evaluated universities. In addition, in the so-called university reputation survey, more than 22,000 top academics provided their views on quality (separately for education and research).

The Czech University of Life Sciences has successfully passed the international evaluation of its activities in the programme of the European University Association

The international institutional evaluation (Institutional Evaluation Programme – IEP) took place from November 2021.

Prague Science Film Fest at CZU

Fascinating stories from the world of nature and original narrative forms will be offered by the Prague Science Film Fest (PSFF), which takes place from 10th to 13 th October 2022 on the campus of the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU) and is accessible free of charge. The films will introduce viewers to teams of top scientists and documentarians from around the world. Not only students and staff but also school groups and the general public are invited.

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