INSPIRE Knowledge Base

MU

Description
Organisation: 
Masaryk University
Acronym: 
MU
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
Masaryk University, located in Brno, is the second-largest public university in the Czech Republic and the leading higher education institution in Moravia. At present it comprises nine faculties with more than 200 departments, institutes and clinics. Masaryk University offers degrees in a wide spectrum of traditional as well as newly-emerging disciplines and is one of the fastest growing higher education institutions in Europe. In recent years it has consistently attracted the largest number of applicants for studies of any Czech university, which allows it to remain highly selective when admitting students.
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
The University is involved in a wide spectrum of research: Research plans, Research centres, Basic research centres, Higher Education Development Fund (FRVŠ), Czech Science Foundation, The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Development Programmes, International projects
Activities: 
Education a nd Research
Membership: 
Czech Soil Science Society (stated only the membership of the person with the interest for expert cooperation)
Typology: 
Sectorial
Thematic
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    National
    Czech Republic
    Societal Sector
    Education, research
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Working as an expert for the Ministry of Environment in preparing the Soil Framework Directive (during the Czech Presidency)
    Environmental application domains
    soil
    Primary Business
    Soil research, preparing soil databases, coordination of national soil monitoring system
    INSPIRE Data Themes
    Coordinator
    Producer
    User