Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU) is the third largest public university in Prague focused on agriculture, forestry, environment, engineering, economy, management, and business. The University combines a hundred-year tradition with modern technology, progressive science and research. Modern laboratories with top facilities allow excellent education with the possibility of personal growth, including involvement in scientific projects at home and abroad. CZU provides complete university studies, summer schools, special courses, university of the third age. According to international rankings, the university is among the best 3 percent in the world. In 2018, the CZU became the 46th most ecological university in the world thanks to its ranking in the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. In the Times Higher Education World University Ranking ranked in 2018 at 801. - 1000. place in the world and 4th place out of 14 evaluated Czech universities. CZU provides complete higher education to over 19 000 people. In scientific performance, CZU is one of the fastest growing universities in the Czech Republic, cooperating with a number of private and public organizations and research institutions, both at the local and international level. The University is a member of EuroLeague for Life Sciences (ELLS), a prestigious network of universities, and a member of the European Forest Institute (EFI); in 2021, CZU will be the organizer of the EFI annual conference. The University is also an active member of, for example, the Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO), Interuniversity Consortium for Agricultural and Related Sciences in Europe (ICA), Conference of Deans and Directors of European Forestry Faculties and Schools (ConDDFFES), and the programme of cooperation between China and 16 Central and Eastern European countries (CEEC) known as 16+1 Cooperation.CZU has a budget of € 100m (2019), more than 1 600 employees (FTE), and is the most successful Czech institution in eligible proposals in Horizon 2020, Societal Challenges 2.
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