The history of the whole university begins in 1906 with the establishment of the Faculty of Agriculture at the Czech Polytechnics in Prague. In 1952 the faculty became the University of Agriculture, which was later (in 2007) renamed to Czech University of Life Sciences Prague. The Faculty of Environmental Sciences was established on 1 July 2007 by splitting the former Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Sciences.
The Faculty is divided into six departments which cover the whole field of education and science at the faculty. We offer programmes related to ecology, environment protection, landscape ecology and planning, water resources, modelling of environmental processes and environmental geochemistry. Number of specialized laboratories (e.g. for environmental geochemistry, erosion and sedimentology, hydrochemistry, hydropedology, molecular genetics, remote sensing) provide access to modern tools and equipment. Many of our students participate in activities of our internationally recognized research teams, ensuring the connection to top research and cooperation with private and governmental sectors at the same time.
Priority research areas of the Faculty include complex topics ranging from community ecology, climate change, hydrology, biodiversity conservation, protected area management, biotechnical land consolidation in the landscape, water resources management, environmental geochemistry and remediation, landscape planning, and methodological issues of EIA / SEA.We publish in the most prestigious international periodic journals (e.g. Nature, Science). Practical application of the results of our research are implemented by both state and privateorganizations.We share our results with the public. We work closely with national and international media (e.g. Reuters, AFP, Czech News Agency, Czech Radio, Czech Television).
FES Graduates have good prospects in environmental protection-oriented practical work, river basin management, landscape planning, environmental governmental and non-governmental organizations, environmental research etc..
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The students are supported by several organization units, in particular, International Relation Office, Study Office, Science and Research Office and counseling.
The Czech University of Life Sciences offers a limited number of student rooms at halls of residence on campus. The halls of residence are purpose-built facilities of the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague. They take care of the accommodation for Czech and foreign students at CULS, and they also provide these services for domestic and foreign guests of the university. Many of our students are living in private flats around the campus and further in Prague centre, though finding the right place for you may take a while as in other comparable European cities.
In addition to all its educational facilities, the quiet Prague’s suburban campus in Suchdol offers dormitories, restaurants, canteens, clubs, sports grounds, a student information centre with a library, and more – all in one place. We are a vibrant university with creative people and the campus is the scene of numerous professional, cultural and social events. Visitors and faculty students have seen exhibits of renowned artists, award-winning photographers, or works of foreign documentarists. Thanks to the city‘s public and fully integrated transport network, you can easily and quickly access what the city has to offer.
A fully equipped sports grounds offers a wide range of activities: a swimming pool, gyms, fitness room, several tennis and volleyball courts, a beach volleyball court, a horse riding facility
The Czech University of Life Sciences Prague obtained the institutional accreditation for: