The Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology at Mendel University in Brno is one of the major university teaching institutions in the Czech Republic, concentrating on research and academic activities in the areas of arboristics, furniture design and furniture technology, forestry, landscaping, timber structures and wood building construction, wood technology and timber management and furniture design on bachelor, master and doctoral levels, and in research and expertise in the respective fields. Our mission is to facilitate education, to support scientific research and to nurture creative ecologically sound activities related to land, forests, wood and interior with an emphasis on ecology and aesthetics. The total number of students in bachelor, master and doctoral study programmes varies about 1,800 (the number of doctoral students in all doctoral programmes reaches 200).
The Faculty closely collaborates with the Training Forest Enterprise Masaryk Forest Křtiny (Školní lesní podnik Masarykův les Křtiny), which manages 10,265 ha of forestland, serving with its experimental forest stands, greenhouses, forest nurseries, game preserve, a saw mill, mechanised log depot, and other establishments for educational and research purposes of the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology.
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