There is a unified credit system at the Czech University of Life Sciences and its main objective is to make the studies compatible with the EU environment and to facilitate the student mobility - i.e. to allow them to take a part of their studies abroad. ECTS is the credit system basis (European Credit Transfer System).
Organisation of Studies
The studies at Technical Faculty follow the Study and Examination Rules in the BSc and MSc Study Programmes, and also the study plans for the given academic year. Practicals are part of the studies. The study programme includes a two-week practical placement during the long vacation. Among the main forms of studies are lectures, practical training, seminars, excursions and practical placement. Each semester-subject is concluded by a pass or by a pass and an examination. Lectures are usually not compulsory while other forms of studies are compulsory. The Study and Examination Rules..... require the student to pass the relevant passes and examinations by mid September each academic year (details are given in the schedule for each academic year). The Bachelor Degree studies are concluded by the State Bachelor Examination at the end of the 3rd year, which means a defence of the Bachelor-Degree thesis and passing examinations in selected complex subjects. Having passed the required procedure the graduate achieves the degree of Bachelor (Bc). The follow-up Master Degree studies are concluded by the State Final Examination which consists in a thesis defence and passing examinations in complex subjects. The graduate is conferred upon the degree of Ingenieur (abbreviated as Ing.).
The catering facilities (Menza) on the campus provide breakfasts, lunches and evening meals in three dining halls. Modern halls of residence offer accommodation. There is no legal right to be accommodated on the campus and priority is given to students from the more distant places of permanent address. All students can enjoy the on-campus health care. Individual studies, cultural and social events, etc. are facilitated by a number of clubrooms, computer rooms, video and audio study rooms, and social facilities with a restaurant and snack bars. Sports can be gone-in for in two gymnasiums with a body-building area, a covered swimming pool, several pitches for ball games, tennis courts, track and field area, and a football pitch.
Any citizen of the Czech Republic can be admitted to the Technical Faculty having completed the secondary school education and having succedeed in the admmission procedure. Application forms are available and should be submitted to the TF Office of Studies by 31 March each year. The admission procedure fee is 550 Kč. The TF Application Form does not require the line concerning the ´medical evidence of the applicant´s state of health´ to be completed.
The admission procedure´s basic form is a written test whose objective is to verify the applicant´s pre-requisites of the studies and to select the corresponding number of students. The Subjects of the Admission Procedure are Mathematics and Physics for the studies of Agricultural Machinery and Equipment, Road and City Automobile Transport, Waste Management Techologies, Building Construction Technologies and Equipment, and Information and Management Technologies in Agri-Food Sector. Mathematics and a Foreign Language (either English or German) are required for the studies of Trade and Business with Machinery. The written test is based on the secondary-school (leaving examination) knowledge. The admission procedures are held in mid June (details to be announced in January at the latest), the procedure date will be announced by a registered letter to each applicant by 15 May each year at the latest. If the applicant cannot come for the reason of illness the Dean will set a substitute date of the admission procedure. The justified application for a substitute date must be submitted in a registered letter no later than the day of the ordinary admission procedure.
In the last week in January (Friday and Saturday) each year CULS holds the Open Door Days.
Those who are interested can visit the Faculty and talk with the Faculty management. Exact schedule of the Open Days is announced on the TF web pages.