About

The Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology at Mendel University in Brno (FFWT MENDELU) is one of the major university teaching institutions in the Czech Republic, concentrating on research and academic activities in the areas of arboristics, furniture design and furniture technology, forestry, landscaping, timber structures and wood building construction, wood technology and timber management and furniture design on bachelor, master and doctoral levels, and in research and expertise in the respective fields. Our mission is to facilitate education, to support scientific research and to nurture creative ecologically sound activities related to land, forests, wood and interior with an emphasis on ecology and aesthetics. Our faculty is a part of the Mendel University in Brno, a public university whose tradition dates back to 1919.

The Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology of the Mendel University in Brno (Lesnická a dřevařská fakulta, Mendelova univerzita v Brně) is located in the University campus in Brno - Černá Pole and consists of 13 departments. The Faculty employs ca. 200 people including part time jobs, of them 184 teaching and scientific staff (18 professors, 42 associate professors, 80 assistants and 44 research assistants). The total number of students in bachelor, master and doctoral study programmes varies about 1,800 (the number of doctoral students in all doctoral programmes reaches 200).

The Faculty closely collaborates with the Training Forest Enterprise Masaryk Forest Křtiny (Školní lesní podnik Masarykův les Křtiny), which manages 10,265 ha of forestland, serving with its experimental forest stands, greenhouses, forest nurseries, game preserve, a saw mill, mechanised log depot, and other establishments for educational and research purposes of the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology.

News

The twelfth year of the conference (online) takes place on May 10-11.

The Board of the Internal Grant Agency (IGA) of the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Science Mendel University in Brno awarded an extraordinary scholarship...

The 10th student scientific conference SilvaNet-WoodNet organised by the Internal Grant Agency (IGA) Council of the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology...

The weather has really helped Czech foresters this year. They have a chance to recuperate from the bark beetle calamity that affected predominantly spruce...

Czech society is in the most serious situation since November 1989. We are going through a difficult test, and we are witnessing a loss of confidence in...

From the end of August and September, photos are finally available that definitely confirm a wolf sighting in the Orlické Mountains and the surrounding...

 

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