Summer course in Soil and water

Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS), EGE University and IARTC Menemen - Izmir Water & Agriculture

Target Audience

The course is aimed at PhD/ advanced M.Sc. students of natural resources and environment, water and soil resources, agricultural water management and similar subjects.


Czech University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Agrobiology and EGE University, Faculty of Agriculture are conducting a blended course. It starts with e-learning followed by two weeks of on-site training in Izmir and surroundings, stay in the Ege University Campus in Izmir-Bornova, Turkey.

Learning Objectives

– Soil as a porous complex system in the Earth Core Principal physical processes within the soil – water – plant – atmosphere relationship Transport processes in the vadoze zone and their environmental functions
– Physical processes for saving and protection of soil and water Determination of water content, potential, hydraulic conductivity and other soil hydrophysical properties Rural agricultural water management, environmental aspects of soil and water in landscape
– The tutorials and practical trainings in the laboratory and field techniques, excursions