As an exchange student you will be dealing with your issues concerning accommodation, acceptance papers etc. with the MENDELU headoffice.


You can find the full catalogue of courses taught at the Faculty of AgriSciences at the main MENDELU pages.

Courses mentioned “W or S” (Winter or Summer) are taught most often in both terms.

A course will not run if there are too few students registered up for it.

We expect students to come with minimum of B1 level of English to follow lectures.

When you come, you will meet the Faculty contact person at the information meeting before your study term actually starts.


2021/2022 Teaching period Exam period
Winter semester 20.9. – 17.12.2021 20.12.2021 – 6.2.2022
Summer semester 14.2. – 13.5.2022 16.5. – 30.6.2022


 There are no lectures/seminars during public holidays and the University is closed.

1st January New Year Day
2nd April Good Friday
5th April Easter Monday
1st May Labour Day
8th May Liberation Day
5th July Saints Cyril and Methodius Day
6th July Jan Hus Day
28th September St. Wenceslas Day (Cezch Statehood Day)
28th October Independent Czechoslovak State Day
17th November Struggle for Freedom and Democracy
24th December Christmans Eve
25th December Christamas Day
26th December St. Stephen´s Day ( The Second Christmas Day)


If you are not able to join class because of illness/doctor´s visit, you are obliged to submit doctor´s confirmation to fakulty International Relations Office. Absence about your absence will be added to UIS so that all your lectures would see it.


  • Czech language course (3 ECTS) - contact Ms. Liliana Podskubkova (
  • Other language courses are available at Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies.


Every student can register up to 2 sports during his/her study cycle for free. Additional sport activities have to be paid.Information  about sport activities at Mendel University for foreigners More information can be found here:


Emergency Numbers

  • 112 - European Emergency Number (Police, Fire, Ambulance)
  • 158 - Police
  • 156 - Municipal Police
  • 150 - Fire and Rescue Service
  • 155 - Emergency Medical Service


Important contacts of Medical Care

English-speaking General Practitioner

Otakar Ach-Hübner
address: Mendlovo nám. 17 (building in the middle of the square, 3rd floor)
phone: +420 544 525 335

English-speaking Dentist:

Jan Kopřiva
address: Kociánka 93/2, Brno
phone: +420 702 348 064

Emergency Service 24/7 (hospital, general doctors, dentist):

Úrazová nemocnice Brno
address: Ponávka 6, Brno
phone: +420 545 538 111

English-speaking private hospital:

Surgal Clinic
address: Drobného 38-40, Brno
phone: +420 532 149 333

The biggest hospital in Brno:

Bohunice Hospital
address: Jihlavská 20, Brno
phone: +420 532 231 111

Emergency Pharmacies 24/7:

address: Koliště 141, Brno
phone: +420 545 424 811
or address: Bašty 413, Brno
or phone: +420 542 213 531

Before departure

Exam period

Only students enrolled for the course in the UIS are allowed to register for exams. The terms of exams are provided by the teacher.

ATTENTION: At all faculsties, cheating on exams or plagiarismin writing is considered a serious violation of study rules. Such behavior will be reported to student's home university and a disciplinary proceeding with student will commence at Faculty of Business and Economics. Read more about it in a handbook- How to avoid Plagiarism (


All leaving documents (Transcript of records, Confirmation of study period) are issued by MENDELU IRO (



If you are interested to come as a research scientist, teacher or a student for training/internship, please check out and contact the head of department directly.



Department of Plant Biology

Head of department: doc. Ing. Pavel Hanáček, Ph.D.,

Department of Appliled and Landscape Ecology

Head of department: prof. Dr.Ing. Milada Šťastná,

Department of Agrosystems and Bioclimatology

Head of department: prof. Ing. Zdeněk Žalud, Ph.D.,

Department of Crop Science, Breeding anf Plant Medicine

Head of department: prof. Ing. Radovan Pokorný, Ph.D.,

Department of Agrochemistry, Soil Science, Microbiology and Plant Nutrition

Head of department: doc. Ing. Petr Škarpa, Ph.D.,

Department of Animal Nutrition and Forage Production

Head of department: prof. Ing. Jiří Skládanka, Ph.D.,

Department of Morphology, Physiology and Animal Genetics

Head of department: Ing. Petr Sláma, Ph.D.,

Department of Zoology, Fisheries, Hydrobiology and Apiculture

Head of department: doc. Ing. Josef Suchomel, Ph.D.,

Department of Molecular Biology and Radiobiology

Head of department: prof. RNDr. Břetislav Brzobohaty,CSc.,

Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Engineering

Head of department: prof. Ing. Jan Mareček, DrSc,

Department of Technology and Automobile Transport

Head of department: doc. Ing. Jiří Čupera, Ph.D.,

Department of Food Technology

Head of department: doc. Ing. Tomáš Gregor, Ph.D.,

Department of Animal Breeding

Head of department: doc. Ing. Radek Filipčík, Ph.D.,

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Head of department: prof. RNDr. Vojtěch Adam, Ph.D.,