Why study geology?

Studying geology means studying a complex and ever-evolving system which creates the conditions that make our planet habitable. The scientific pursuit in Geology therefore requires the combination of a field-based approach, laboratory work and work with modern software and scientific instruments. 

Why choose the Department of Geological Sciences at MUNI? 

  • practical and theoretical approaches to teaching combined
  • small study groups, one-on-one approach
  • easy access to study sources
  • electronic study materials
  • lecture rooms and laboratories equipped with modern instruments
  • modern library, bookshop and academic canteen on the premises
  • modern analytical instruments
  • specialised information technology (GIS, hydrogeological and geochemical modeling etc.)
  • many student accommodation options offered by the university accommodation services
  • newly reconstructed buildings including break rooms and botanical gardens

Talented students are acknowledge through academic awards and are given opportunities to be involved in research

The life of a Geology student
– Geology is best studied outdoors! 
– class field trips - mapping courses, expeditions, excursions
– friendly atmosphere 
– study abroad options (CEEPUS, Erasmus)

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