The Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU) is one of the leading European universities in life sciences. Of its 21,000 students, 27 % are foreign and can choose from over 60 study programs in English. CZU guides to responsibility for the environment to ensure a sustainable lifestyle. CZU focuses on forestry, environmental sciences, the agricultural sector, sustainable use of natural resources, management and informatics, technology, and regional development. The university has a modern and beautifully landscaped green campus, which was repeatedly ranked as the most sustainable in the Czech Republic.
1. A green and modern university campus in Prague
The Suchdol campus offers many amenities, all in one place. From spacious lecture halls to affordable residence and dining halls; a large library, lively entertainment, multi-functional sports centres, and lots of green spaces.
2. Diverse range of study programmes in English
Are you interested in ecology, natural resources, business, technology, or informatics? We offer more than 100 study programmes in various fields connected to the area of life sciences, 60 of which are taught in English.
3. Quality education and cutting-edge research & development
According to prestigious rankings we are among the top three percent of universities in the world. We succeed mostly in Agricultural, Forestry and Environmental Sciences. Quality assurance of educational activities is one of the core, long-term priorities of our institution.
4. Safe location in the heart of Europe
5. Theoretically based but complemented by practice
6. Sustainability is our priority
Is ecology and responsibility important to you? For us it is, so we are taking measures to impact the planet as little as possible. According to the international UI Green Metric World University Rankings, we have the most sustainable campus in the Czech Republic.
7. Affordable tuition fees and living costs
The tuition fees for English study programmes go from 300 EUR/year to 5.000 EUR/year. Self-paying students can receive accommodation at our student dormitories on campus (approx. 250 EUR/month). We also have several off-campus dormitories. Other living costs in the Czech Republic are relatively low compared to Western Europe.
8. Opportunities for employment
Don't worry that you won't find a job after your studies. Employment levels of CZU graduates have been consistently high for many years. The Czech Republic also boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in Europe. Do you want to have a better idea about your opportunities while you’re still studying? Go to the Job Fair, which we organize every year.
9. Rich student life
Our campus is bustling with over 21,000 students, 6000 of whom are international students. We also host several student organisations (e.g., Erasmus Student Network, AIESEC, CZU Prague Formula Racing,...). The campus is full of activities. Welcome Week, Prague Science Film Fest, Miss Agro, ice hockey matches, and more events await you.
10. Multiple food options
The campus offers several places to eat, and, in addition, many meals are subsidized. You don't have to reach deep into your pocket for good food. There are multiple restaurants, a canteen, buffets, and our CZU shop, which offers a variety of healthy and filling snacks.
Overview of Study Fields and Programmes at CZU
The greenest university campus in the Czech Republic, sustainability, rich student life, family atmosphere. These are the attributes that our current students recall when they hear CZU. Do you want to experience it too? Just choose!
Institutional Accreditation for CZU
In 2019, the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague was granted institutional accreditation for a total of 8 areas of education: Biology, Ecology and the Environment; Economic Sciences; Informatics; Forestry and Logging the Food Industry; Mechanical Engineering, Technology and Materials; Earth Sciences and Agriculture. This accreditation has been granted for all degrees of university education (a Bachelor´s degree, a Master´s degree and a PhD degree) for the maximum possible time of 10 years.
Institutional accreditation grants to a university the authority to independently develop and carry out study programmes in a specific field of education. The granting of institutional accreditation is therefore a certain measure of the quality of a given university and provides greater autonomy and flexibility in the creation and adaptation of study programmes.