By focusing on the protection and rational use of land, water and non-production use of landscapes, i.e. the main components of a landscape, the Department of Biotechnical Landscaping builds on the long-term tradition of the study of cultural and technical engineering in accordance with sustainable environmental practices and rational management of natural resources in landscapes.
Its research activities cover a wide range of issues in the field of landscape planning, landscape architecture and landscape protection and renewal. The Department focuses on comprehensive solutions, e.g. soil erosion risks, soil vulnerability to drought and floods, the landscape water regime, reclamation processes, landscaping, landscape fragmentation and ecological stability of landscapes.
The department guarantees a bachelor program in Landscape Planning (Czech language), master’s programs in Landscaping and Land Improvement (Czech language), Water in Landscape (Czech language) and Landscape Planning (English language), and doctoral programs Applied and Landscape Ecology (Czech/English language), and Water Regime Improvement in Landscape (Czech/English language)