The USB Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters is the only faculty of this type in the Czech Republic and unique in central Europe. It is a modern, open and dynamically developing faculty that focuses on the education of experts and socially excellent graduates in the field of fishery, protection of waters and water management.
The faculty offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programmes and its graduates find great employment opportunities since the faculty has achieved scientific and research excellence in the fields of freshwater fishery and protection of waters.
Each USB faculty offers courses in English and other foreign languages for exchange students as well.
Admission and entrance exams
The principal requirement for entering the Bachelor´s degree is to prove a successful completion of the secondary education with a Recognition of education acquired abroad. For Master´s/Doctoral degree, you need to prove your previous Higher education with an official Recognition of the Diploma certificate, issued by Public higher education institution providing degree programmes of corresponding/similar content. If the study programme of your Diploma is similar to those offered by the University of South Bohemia, you can apply for the official recognition at the USB Study department.
The deadline for submitting applications is usually between February and April. The date, content, and form of entrance examinations may depend on the faculty, but they are usually held between June and September. Student administration departments at various faculties can provide information on applications, admission requirements and studies.
The Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters is a centre of scientific, educational and service activities in the field of fisheries and protection of waters. The mission of the faculty is to play an active role in public discourse and contribute to development at the national level and the regional level in cooperation with national and local authorities and businesses.
The faculty is an internally stable and financially healthy organisation united by its internal culture and ensuring a creative academic environment that allows scholars to expand the boundaries of human knowledge and pass their intellectual wealth to students who become highly qualified professionals.
Among the objectives of the faculty is to achieve scientific and research excellence in the fields of freshwater fishery and protection of waters, to support publishing in prestigious journals, to produce patents, licences and contractual research, and to stimulate the future principal coordinators of European projects.
Additionally, we aim at achieving at least 10 % profitability in the field of service and commerce by performing specific and targeted contractual research and other commercial activities in the fields of analytical chemistry, toxicology, fish breeding, the sale of fish and lifelong learning.