Founded in 1906, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS) is one of the leading life sciences universities in Central Europe. The large and constantly developing campus offers excellent opportunities for education and research. The CULS offers higher education in six faculties and one institute:
1. Economics and Management
2. Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources
3. Forestry and Wood Sciences
4. Environmental Sciences
6. Tropical AgriSciences
7. The Institute of Education and Communication
Next to classical agricultural and forestry studies the university also offers programmes in bio economy, environmental sciences, nature protection, sustainable resources, special breeding, economics, informatics, management, rural development, technology and related didactics. The university carries out regular international quality assessments and evaluations of courses and study programmes, during the entire period of studies.
The university is a member of the Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS) and enjoys co-operation agreements with over 165 institutional partners in 22 countries within Europe and 12 countries in the Asia, Africa and America.
Every fifth student enrolled at CULS has spent a part of his/her studies abroad, in the framework of the EU mobility programme ERASMUS or other mobility programmes. CULS is holder of the prestigious ECTS Label and the Diploma Supplement Label. Total 2 800 international students from more than 100 countries over the world were enrolled at CULS in 2015.
The total of 97 % of CULS graduates find employment immediately upon leaving the university, or continue their higher education. The majority of students find employment relevant to their fields of studies, and dozens find skilled professional employment abroad.
CULS in numbers: Faculties 6, Institutes 1, Departments 60, Employees (approx.) 1 700, Enrolled students (approx.) 24 000, international students 2 200, BSc study programmes in Czech 52, MSc study programmes in Czech 61, Ph.D. programmes in Czech 30, BSc study programmes in English 7, MSc study programmes in English 19, Ph.D. programmes in English 24, Degrees awarded: equivalent to BSc, MSc, Ph.D., MBA.