We support current and future foreign employees of MENDELU. Officers for Foreign Employees are the first contact point at MENDELU for a new foreign employee. The main task is to provide personal assistance and consultations, with settlement of all formal requirements for employment of foreign employees at MENDELU and their relocation to Brno. We offer guidance to facilitate a smooth start not just to you, but also to your family members.

If you will be working at the Faculty of Horticulture in Lednice, a Personnel Officer of the faculty will provide you with all the assistance you require.


Before arrival

The Welcome Office helps with determinig and application for the type of visa necessary for staying in the Czech Republic for you and your family members. Officers for Foreign Employees assist with arrival paperwork as well as searching for accommodation or resolving practical matters related to living in Brno, as well as many other matters.


On arrival

After your arrival we accompany you to the Foreign Police Office and to other relevant authorities and institutions and we can also help with insurance and other important matters (the initial medical examination for employment at MENDELU, medical facilities, obtaining a driving licence, waste collection fee payment and communication with other authorities).


During your stay

Officers for Foreign Employees help you communicate with workplaces that do not have the required language skills, arrange a tax advisor or Czech language courses. The Welcome Office is here to help you and offer you a hand in dealing with various situations in life.


Before returning to your country

We assist you with termination of activities - cancellation of the account, cancellation of your lease, return of your long-term residence card, deregistration from the register of payers of the waste colletion fee, etc.


You can find us at:

Zemědělská 1, Brno, ground floor of building A (Rectorate), office no. N1009A (see the map)

Please contact us by e-mail: welcomeoffice@mendelu.cz

Ing. Bohdana Čechová



at office on Wed afternoon, Thu and Fri



 tel.: +420 545 135 149   

       +420 778 474 081  



e-mail: bohdana.cechova@mendelu.cz




You can find the basic information about MENDELU in our Guide for MENDELU Employees.


More information about living in Brno:

Go to Brno

Brno Expat Centre

Centre for Foreigners




Media in English:

Brno Daily



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