Nature Conservation

Follow-up Master's degree in full-time form. The language of instruction is Czech.

The programme can be studied only as a single subject with a specialization (Nature Conservation - Botany or Nature Conservation - Zoology).

What will you learn?

The study programme of Nature Conservation provides education, where students gain theoretical and practical experiences in applied ecology and nature protection and skills for field research and interpretation of scientific data on topics related to (1) ecology of species, (2) biological monitoring and (3) legislative in nature conservation.

The nature is the largest and the most beautiful laboratory over the World

Practical training

Field education is held by four mandatory field courses. The first courses is realised in one of landscape protected area in the Czech Republic, where students will be also introduced in the administrative agenda. Students may complete practical training in external organisation in extend of 80 hours. Even though practical training won't be an obligatory part of the study plan, most of the diploma theses will be inherently practical and they will be carried out in cooperation with the institutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic.

Further information

Career opportunities

The aim of this programme is to prepare graduates for research positions at Ministry of Environment, municipalities, state institutes, agencies of nature conservation and environmental management, private companies conducting surveys in nature conservation, natural history museums, zoos, etc.

Admission requirements

Data from the previous admission procedure (1 Jan – 30 Apr 2024)

This study field is possible to study only in Czech language.

Criteria for evaluation

Applicants will be accepted in the sequence of their points from both parts of exam and according to capacity of the branch.

Recommended literature

The same literature as seen on bachelor study programme.

Minimum score and numbers of accepted applicants in past years

Study options

Single-subject studies with specialization

In the single-subject studies, the student deepens knowledge in the concrete focus of the degree programme and chooses one specialization. The specialization is stated in the university diploma.

Follow-up studies

After completion of the Master's study programme, it is possible to continue further studies in any doctoral study programme (after satisfying the admission requirements). At the Faculty of Science, students can particularly apply for admission to doctoral study programmes of Botany and Ecology.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Science
Type of studies Follow-up master's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
distance No
Study options single-subject studies No
single-subject studies with specialization Yes
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction Czech

Do you have any questions?
Send us an e-mail to

Mgr. Iveta Hodová, Ph.D.



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