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Summer School

Brno, Czech Republic

Socio-economic Challenges of Central Europe


We are very sorry but the Mendel Summer School 2020 is cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemy.

We thank to all who showed an interest and were willing to come to Brno in 2020. We hope to see you in 2021. Stay safe!

Why MSS?

It is said a study experience in Brno is a must!

Take part in the unique cultural program and visit four countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria and Slovakia!


Brno is the fourth best place to study

Best of all, Brno is one of the most significant student cities and home to 6 universities and welcomes roughly 100,000 students from Czechia and abroad, so there are opportunities to meet people from all around the world. According to the Brno is the 4th best place for studying in the world!


Up to 27 days of learning and experiencing

Choose from the selection of carefully prepared blocks lasting a week. Or pick up just one module you felt in love with. In case you cannot decide come for a whole month!

Grasp the theory of relevant academic fields, in particular, political science, economy, international relations, sociology and environmental studies.


Years of education

Mendel University in Brno (abbreviated to 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.


Students enrolled at our faculty alone

Faculty of Business and Economics is the largest faculty of Mendel University in Brno. We educate 389 foreign students as of winter semester. True international environment!



Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) at Mendel University in Brno was established in 1959 and is the oldest business school in Moravia. It has accreditation for all degree levels: Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. In recent accreditation the school received the highest rating (ranking in group A) as a one of the best schools from a total of 21 business schools in the Czech Republic.
We are a modern and constantly developing school, which follows trends in education and research. It offers both economic and IT study programs at all three levels of university education in Czech and in English. There are nearly 4,000 applicants on average each year. 



There are over 8,300 students at the Mendel University in Brno. Mendel University offers more than 100 different graduate degree programmes in Czech and in English languages. The University comprises one University Institute and five faculties. The university campus is based in Brno, just ten minutes from the city centre. The university provides students with modern well-equipped classrooms, laboratories, and study rooms. A library, canteens and a pizzeria also form part of the campus as well as a large botanic garden and an arboretum, which is a great place to study or relax.



Brno is one of the friendliest cities with excellent accessibility. The city of Brno puts Europe easily within reach but also boasts many attractions of its own. There is an International Airport just 20 minutes from the city centre and other major airports are very close (Prague – 200 km, Vienna – 120 km, Bratislava – 120 km). Theatres offer classical performances and modern productions. Restaurants and pubs feature a range of culinary delights including locally produced Moravian wine and delicious beer. 


Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe and 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.
The Czech Republic has developed an advanced social market economy and social policies that support a high-income welfare state. Industry plays an increasingly pivotal role in the Czech economy, because it contributes the most to gross value added. The Czech Republic enjoys a temperate continental climate with warm summers and cool winters. It is famous for its excellent beer, fine wine and delicious traditional cuisine. 



Participants will enjoy field trips to Prague, Wien, Bratislava, Budapest, Lednice castle and Moravian Karst. 

The course is in English and to maintain our standard of education we require that all applicants are proficient in English (B2 - based on CEF). Applicants can prove their language level either with a certificate (TOEFL, IELTS or different) or in a phone interview.

Mendel University in Brno
Faculty of Business and Economis

Zemědělská 1
613 00 Brno
Czech Republic

Coordinators of MSS

Ing. Kateřina Mlejnková
Mgr. Kristýna Knapková, Ph.D.


+420 545 132 725
+420 545 132 640

If you have any questions or problems, do not hesitate to contact the coordinatiors.