Brno

Become a modern lumberjack or lumberjane

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a modern lumberjack or lumberjane with a university degree? Guess what—you actually can! The Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology belonging to Mendel University in Brno is offering a unique master programme called European Forestry and you can apply. The programme starts in September 2022 which means you still …

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Mendel University in Brno

Mendel University in Brno is the oldest independent specialized university in the Czech Republic. It was established as the University of Agriculture in Brno in 1919, and since 2010 it has been using the name Mendel University in Brno (MENDELU). The university proudly bears the name of J. G. Mendel, the founder of modern genetics, who …

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Study horticulture at Mendel University in Brno

Mendel University in Brno has recently achieved a great feat by developing and patenting a unique spray that protects plants against harmful bacteria. While similar products exist on the market, they’re much less effective than Mendel’s newest invention. The research lasted for ten years and the spray is at least 10 000 better than those currently …

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Being a PhD student in Brno

Photo from the research. Lukas S. is a 6th year PhD student in the Physics programme at Masaryk University in Brno. He’s an active member of his faculty doing his own research. I interviewed him about his studies and he presented us with some very interesting insights. You study Physics which is a very challenging …

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Open Call: Postgraduate programme Alternative models for living

CANactions School, Brno University of Technology – Faculty of Architecture, the City of Warsaw, the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, and the Romanian Order of Architects Bucharest, are introducing a new educational postgraduate programme in Alternative models for living. The programme is exposed to the context of four countries — Czech Republic, Poland, Romania …

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Game Studies in Brno

If you don’t want to study game development—just a reminder that there’s a new study programme at Charles University in Prague—but you still love videogames and wish to learn as much as possible about them while living in Czechia, you have a chance. Enthusiasts at Masaryk University in Brno put together a club for Game …

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Freshmen welcome ceremonies

The first-year student welcome ceremony, the first-bell ringing or a so-called “freshmen baptism.” All these terms refer to the same event that takes place at almost every university in the Czech Republic. You shouldn’t miss it. In many Czech cities, this event became a tradition accompanied with a spectacular celebration during which university freshmen are …

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Masaryk University launched its own unique library e-loan service

While students are not allowed inside the university buildings due to current measures, they are now allowed to electronically borrow about 10,000 books that Masaryk University’s libraries have physical copies of. The university came up with a new service designed exclusively for MU. During the spring semester, Masaryk University used an e-loan system which depended …

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Masaryk University moves most classes online until next year

Most classes at Masaryk University will be held remotely in the fall semester which is set to begin on October 5. In-person classes will be offered mainly to first-year students. Other exceptions from the remote teaching apply to laboratory classes and small seminars that are part of practical and clinical courses. The university will otherwise …

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Masaryk University purchases “green energy” to reduce CO2 emissions

Masaryk University in Brno is committed to environmental responsibility and supports sustainable projects across their faculties. The university has long been using renewable sources of energy and energy management when managing its facilities, but this purchase marks the first time the university bought energy that comes from renewable resources and is certified as such. The …

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