Mendel University in Brno (MENDELU) is a public higher education institution financed by Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in the Czech Republic. It was established in 1919 as the University of Agriculture in Brno and it operated under this name until 1994. The establishment of the university crowned the many-year efforts to found an agricultural university in Moravia, which has always been one of the most advanced agricultural areas in central Europe. The university has gone through a number of changes in the organizational structure as well as in the content of its study and research during its existence and has prepared dozens of thousands experts for professions in various sectors of national economy.
Mendel University in Brno consists of five faculties and one university institute:
- Faculty of Agronomy
- Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology
- Faculty of Business and Administration
- Faculty of Horticulture
- Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
- Institute of Lifelong Learning.
The Faculty of Horticulture is located in Lednice and all the other faculties are situated in Brno. At present, the student population of the university amounts to 10,654, out of which 585 are international students.
Bachelor and Master’s programs
Mendel University in Brno consistently responds to changes in national and international environment and adapts the content, forms and methods of education to these changes. Those interested in studying at MENDELU can choose from 35 accredited fields of study in Bachelor’s programme and 35 fields of study in Master’s programme. The offer includes such attractive study fields as:
- Plant Health Care
- Road Transport
- Horse Breeding and Agro-Tourism
- Waste Technology
- Food Technology
- Regional Development
- Design and Production of Furniture
- Biotechnical Landscaping
- Economic Informatics
- Public Administration
- Garden and Landscape Architecture
- Viticulture and Winemaking
- Technical Expertise and Insurance
- plus a number of others.
The best graduates from the Master’s programme can continue in the Doctoral study. Those who may be interested in the combined form of study (study for people who are employed) can choose from 15 study fields in Bachelor’s programme and 9 fields of study in the connecting Master’s programme.