Sustainable Horticulture of the 21st Century: from Theory to Practice

June 24-28, 2024 (physical part)

June 17, 2024 (online parts)

Mendel University in Brno warmly invites you to participate in the Blended Intensive Programme (BIP) on Sustainable Horticulture of the 21st Century: from Theory to Practice, hosted by the Faculty of Horticulture. This unique programme combines short-term mobility for both online and physical components. The physical sessions are scheduled from June 24 to 28, 2024, while the online session will be held on June 17, 2024. Designed primarily for students, the programme also welcomes staff members to join. Interested participants are encouraged to register by May 24, 2024 – use the link below:

Information

  • Activities lectures, workshops, field trips, on-line meetings
  • Topics Sustainability, Organic Farming, Renewable Resources, Precision Agriculture, Hydroponic Systems, Modern Vegetable Cultivation, Plant Pathogens, Biotechnology
  • Registration Deadline: 24.05.2024. Use link above.
  • Costs covered by sending institution (travel costs, accommodation) within the Erasmus+ programme, Other costs (excursions, food etc.) in charge of coordinating institution
  • Credits 3 ECTS
  • Target Group Bc, MSc, PhD students, employees (STT mobilities)

Registration

  • Registration is mandatory for the participation at the event.
  • Only registered students/staff will be allowed to participate.
  • The confirmation of the registration will be sent to your email by our coordinator.
  • Deadline for registration is 20.04.2024.

Administrative process

  • Participants are required to register using the provided registration form. Upon successful registration, they will receive an Acceptance Letter.
  • It is recommended that participants secure a grant from their home institution to cover travel and accommodation expenses, which are allocated as follows:
    • 1-14 days (79 euros/day)
    • 15-30 days (56 euro/day)
  • Participants must consult their home university to understand the conditions of the mobility and confirm eligibility for a grant.
  • A completed Learning Agreement is mandatory prior to mobility. Detailed information on this will be sent to participants before their departure.
  • At the end of the mobility period, participants will be issued a Confirmation and Transcript of Records. Additionally, students participating in the BIP will be awarded 3 ECTS credits.
  • Staff can participate within the Erasmus+ STT (Staff Mobility for Training) or Erasmus+ STA (Staff Mobility for Teaching):
    • E+ STT – qualifying as eligible BIP participants
    • E+ STA – qualifying as organizers/lectures, not as participants
  • For documentation, you will be contacted by BIP organizers.

Programme

TimeAgendameeting point
8.00-10.00BIP participants arrival
10.00-12.00Welcome Speech, Welcome Drink
12.00-13.00Lunch
13.00-16.00A Theoritacal Workshop: Exploring the Labyrinth of Gardens and Orchads at FH Campus
TimeAgendameeting point
8.00-13.00Practical Workshop: Identification of Plant Pathogens by molecular-genetic methods
13.00-14.00Lunch
14.00-17.00Visit of Sonnentor Čejkovic Ltd.
TimeAgendameeting point
8.00-12.00Demostration of electron microscopy techniques, Hydroponics in vegetable production
12.00-13.00Modern cultivation of tomatoes and cucumbers in a greenhouse (P. Chohura, PL)
13.00-14.00Lunch
14.00-17.00Visit of Vitrotree by Baptistini LtD, Šakvice
TimeAgendameeting point
8.00-12.00Enrichment of beverages with biologically active substances of plant wastes and methods of food sensory analysis (AC2)
12.00-13.00Lunch
13.00-16.00Practical workshop: An introduction to viticulture, oenology and wine (DP1/DP12)
18.00Gala Dinner
TimeAgendameeting point
8.00-12.00Interpreting Lednice Park and Castle: An Educational Guided Tour in Landscape Architecture Heritage
12.00BIP participants departure

Accommodation

  • accommodation is booked by the organizers of the BIP
  • accommodation is paid by the participants

Contact

Tereza Smidova
International Relations Officer
building X
Jakub Pecenka
Coordinator of BIP
Lednice Campus
Mendel University in Brno
Zemědělská 1665/1, 613 00 Brno
IČO: 62156489
DIČ: CZ62156489
Faculty of Horticulture
Valtická 337, 691 44 Lednice
IČO: 62156489
DIČ: CZ62156489