Tropical Crop Management and Ecology

Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
180 EUR/year
180 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Tropical Crop Management and Ecology is a two-year Master's study programme taught in English at Czech University of Life Sciences Prague.


The aim of the Tropical Crop Management and Ecology program at Czech University of Life Sciences Prague is to create professionals for the next generation needed to address challenges closely tied to the sustainability of tropical and subtropical agricultural systems, biodiversity conservation, nutrition and human health, and climate change through interdisciplinary approaches in plant sciences.

The goal of the program, therefore, includes educating students and developing and disseminating science-based information to promote agroecological production of tropical crops with special orientation on traditional and ecological agricultural systems (e.g. agroforestry) as well as application of appropriate modern production methods (e.g. plant biotechnologies). It is generally argued that increased use of plant resources diversity contributes to higher sustainability, productivity and resilience of smallholder’s farming systems. Accordingly, agrobiodiversity use and conservation is an important component of the program.

Learning outcomes

Specific objectives of the program include seeking answers to plant resources use and management in tropical agroecosystems and adjacent natural ecosystems as well as food, nutritional and health related questions; promoting needed research and development activities related to tropical plant resources for food and agriculture; and providing graduates with the knowledge and skills needed for sound scientific inquiry and professional practice, and a solid understanding and commitment to professional ethics in tropical agriculture research and development. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cereals and Pulses
  • Tropical Phytocoenoses
  • Agroforestry
  • Tuber, Oil and Fibre Crops
  • Fruit Production and Vineyard
  • Tropical Horticulture and Floriculture
  • Scientific Seminar
  • Tropical Pastures and Fodder Crops
  • Vegetable Production

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In addition to a duly completed application, a handling fee of 500, - CZK shall be paid, via payment card 
  • All applicants shall be informed by e-mail about the entrance examination at least 30 days before the date of the exam. 
  • Candidates have to bring ID (or a passport) to the admission exam. 
  • Information for Foreign Applicants
  • A supplementary round of entrance examinations

Tuition Fee

  • International

    180 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 180 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    180 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 180 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Tuition fees in national currency: 5 000 CZK


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Tropical Crop Management and Ecology
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague


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