European Forestry


  • PROGRAMME SCOPE - 2 years, 120 ECTS
  • STUDY LANGUAGE  - English (at least level B2 is required)
  • NEXT START  -  22 September 2022, Brno, Czech Republic
  • APPLICATION PERIOD  - from September 2021 to March 2022 
  • TUITION FEE - First instalment: 65 000 CZK, price 65 000 CZK per year (app. 2408 EUR or 2790 USD)

Why European Forestry?

This programme is a great choice to understand the European concept of professional forest management within the context of resource and environmental planning of sustainable systems.



Graduates from 19 countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, India, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Yemen have graduated from the master programme in European Forestry.


Programme advantages

- Diverse faculty
- International student community
- Numerous field trips
- Modern laboratories
- University-owned training forest
- Compulsory practical training
- Practical field trip to the Mediterranean 
- Graduates may progress to postgraduate (PhD) programmes.


Programme with tradition

The master programme in European Forestry launched in 2010. Teachers have vast international experience. 


Practical Training

Practical training is provided in the Training Forest Enterprise Masaryk Forest Křtiny - a part of Mendel University. The forest property covers an area of 10 265 ha.

The two-year MSc programme in European Forestry consists of lectures, field and laboratory exercises, discussion seminars, projects and excursions. The whole program is taught in English. It focuses not only on traditional forestry, but also on a number of practical topics related to ecology, nature conservation, and sustainable development, with particular emphasis on the latest progressive trends.


The Graduate profiles are based on the acquirement of specific abilities (following the European Qualifications Framework) of forest engineers who are capable of solving biological, technical, economic and managerial tasks in forestry management. The programme puts emphasis on a broad context of modern forestry and allows graduates to pursue a career in national and international forestry organizations and state administration in their home country or abroad.



Mendel University in Brno (MENDELU) is a public institution with a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research that has driven new ways of thinking since 1919 and proudly bears the name of J. G. Mendel, the founder of modern genetics. There are over 8,300 students at the university. LEARN MORE


University-owned Training Forest

The Masaryk Forest training property is owned and managed by Mendel University in Brno to provide a practical background for students of forestry, landscaping and timber engineering. The training forest creates conditions for the execution of paedagogical, research and verification tasks. LEARN MORE 



Brno is one of the friendliest and safest cities and is easily reached due to its central location. Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, Krakow and Budapest are all within 3 hours of the city! Brno is also in the top 10 best student cities in the world. LEARN MORE 


Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe and is surrounded by Poland to the north, Slovakia to the east, Austria to the south, and Germany to the west. The Czech Republic is a member state of the European Union (since 2004), NATO and it is a part of the borderless Schengen Area. The population of the Czech Republic is over 10 million people. LEARN MORE

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Participant testimonial

"If you want to get professional education in forestry in a great international atmosphere, studying and perhaps working abroad, living in the big student city with excellent travelling possibilities and to get to know people (and forestry!) from many different countries, Mendel University and European Forestry master study programme is the place for you!"

                                                         (Eemeli, Finland - 2020)

Mendel University in Brno
Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology

Zemědělská 3
613 00 Brno
Czech Republic

+420 545 134 007

International Relations

Mgr. Ing. David Sís

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