Central European Institute of Technology - Mendel University in Brno (CEITEC MENDELU) is an independent institute at Mendel University which was established within the framework of the CEITEC - Central European Institute of Technology. CEITEC includes the leading Brno universities and two research institutes who joined forces in order to establish a centre of scientific excellence. Director of the CEITEC MENDELU is Mgr. Vilém Reinöhl, CSc.
Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry in Brno, is the oldest independent institute focussed on agricultural and forestry teaching in the Czech lands. It was established in 1919 as the Agricultural University in Brno and under that name existed until 1994. Its creation was the completion of a long-term effort to establish a centre of agricultural higher learning in Moravia, which always was one of the countries with the most advanced agriculture schools in Central Europe.