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International Cooperation

The role of the Institute of Lifelong Learning as a university department of the Mendel University in Brno is to provide academic education in selected Bachelor Study Programs and the further lifelong learning focusing on knowledge and skills development, both for the graduates of the University as well as the wide range of people interested in the subjects provided by the University Curriculum.

The Institute also offers a wide range of study programs at the University of the Third Age designed for seniors. The Institute also offers consultancy in various areas of interests to the broad public.
In general, the study programs provided by the Institute of Lifelong Learning (ILL), follow the range of specialisations available at the Mendel University in the accredited study programs enabling the students to gain the same or overlapping knowledge in the programs of lifelong learning. The curriculum of the study programs is extended by programs specialising in developing the language skills, data processing, modern information technologies, improving the knowledge of the society and economy management, organizational structures in current business and links to the global economic environment and globalisation. The tutorials cover also the issues of agriculture, environment, law, communication etc.

Please also see the web page of the University's International Office containing all the necessary information for incoming Erasmus students:
http://www.mendelu.cz/en/zahranicni_aktivity/prijizdejici_studenti/erasmus_studenti?lang=en


Please see the list of courses offered in English HERE

1 Study Levels

1 Bachelor Level

1.1.1 Specialization in Pedagogy

The Institute of Lifelong Learning of the Mendel University in Brno started a new bachelor study program of the Specialization in Pedagogy in the academic year of 2007/2008, arisen from the need for a broader offer of the new bachelor study programs and programs aimed at developing the teaching skills of vocational subjects and practical training at secondary schools (according to the law No. 563/2004 Col., concerning the teachers training). This field of study offers the following programs: the Vocational Subjects Teaching, designed for university graduates to get a pedagogical qualification in teaching vocational subjects at secondary schools, and the Teaching of Vocational Subjects and Practical Training, designed for secondary school graduates to get pedagogical qualification in teaching vocational subjects and practical training.

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The graduate gets qualification in pedagogy, psychology and didactics in the field of teaching of the vocational subjects at secondary schools specialized in agriculture, food processing, ecology, mechanization, economy, IT, forestry, wood processing, environment, horticulture, or veterinary. The graduate will be prepared both theoretically and practically to teach specialized subjects at secondary schools. The qualification of the graduate comprises of a coherent system of knowledge and teaching skills in specialized pedagogical, psychological and didactic disciplines, as well as correlative disciplines, such as rhetoric, speaking in public, pedagogical ethics, social partnership, foreign language terminology, school hygiene and prevention and information technologies.

2 years (4 terms)

Bc.

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Teaching of Vocational Subjects and Practical

Training

The graduate gets qualification in pedagogy, psychology and didactics in the field of teaching vocational subjects and practical training at secondary schools specialized in agriculture, food processing, ecology, mechanization, economy, IT, forestry, wood-processing, environment, horticulture, or veterinary. The qualification of the graduate comprises of a complete system of knowledge and teaching skills in specialized pedagogical, psychological and didactic disciplines, as well as correlative disciplines, such as ecology, foreign language, rhetoric, speaking in public, pedagogical ethics, school hygiene and prevention and information technologies.

3 years (6 terms)

Bc. (Bachelor)

1.1.2 Technical Expertise and the Insurance Industry

The study program of the Technical Expertise and Insurance

Industry is designed for students, who want to succeed at the labour market as technical assessment experts of technical and mechanical equipment and insurance experts in insurance claims adjustment. The study program consists of a wide range of subjects related to technical equipment and basic knowledge about the economic principles, concerning the running of technical equipment.

The requirements involve:

a) The secondary school education finished by the school-leaving exam

b) The entrance exams passing

The bachelor study program is available both as a full-time and a distance form of study, with a standard length of 3 years. The study is finished by the state bachelor examination, which consists of the bachelor thesis defence and oral examination in the Technical Expertise and Insurance Industry and an optional subject. The graduates obtain the Bachelor Degree (Bc).

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Technical Expertise and Insurance Industry

The graduate gets the qualification and skills enabling them to work at the position of:

a) an authorized appraiser

b) an expert in economy, with a special focus on prices and appraisals

c) an expert of valuation

d) an independent adjuster of insurance claims. The qualification comprises of a wide range of specialized subjects, such as theory of materials, maintaining and repairing of machines, vehicles, principles of the private and public law, statistics, accounting, etc. The study program is completed with a wide scale of optional subjects.

3 years (6 terms)

Bc. (Bachelor)

1.2 Master Level

1.2.1. Technical Expertise and the Expert Engineering

The Master Study program of the Technical Expertise and the

Expert Engineering follows up the first degree of the Bachelor Study Program and the specialization of the Technical Expertise and the Insurance Industry provided by the Institute of Lifelong Learning of the Mendel University in Brno. The program enables the students to continue in their studies at the Master Level on condition they graduate at the Bachelor Level in technical and technical-economic fields, especially the Technical Operation, Waste Disposal Technology, Automation Management and Informatics, Vocational Subjects Teaching and Practical Training. The applicants will be evaluated according to their study results achieved at the Bachelor or Master Study Level in case of the same or similar syllabus.

Successive study program covers the period of two years

(four terms). The study is available in a full-time or distance form of study (weekends) and is provided by the Institute of Lifelong Learning of the Mendel University in Brno and follows the academic year schedule. The study is concluded by the state examination, consisting of the diploma thesis defence and oral examination in Technical Expertise, Expert Engineering and Project Management. The graduates obtain the Master of Science Degree (MSc. - Ing.)

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The graduate obtains:

a) a complete set of theoretical knowledge, practical skills and experience in specialized technical and

economic disciplines, supported by the knowledge of applied metrology, occupational safety and technical systems, enviromental safety, and legal and normative regulations,

b) the essential skills to assess the technical and environmental safety of the mobile and stationary devices, machinery, vehicles, controlling systems at all levels (design, construction, testing, packing, transport, utilization, mending and maintaining, safe disassembling and disposal)

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Ing. (MSc.)

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