Brno, Czech Republic

Animal Histology and Organology

when 10 July 2022 - 10 July 2022
language English
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 400

The course is focused on the description of animal tissue structure within the main tissue type categories,
description of the structure of animal organs, interpretation of the relationship between the structure and
associated function of tissues and organs. The course will include the theoretical and practical part with
histological sections presentation, individual work with permanent microscopic preparations and their
documentation.

1. Animal histology and organology - introduction, light microscopy
2.-5. Histology - types of animal tissues, their characteristics and descriptive microscopic examination,
structure and associated function
6.-10. Organology - cardiovascular and immune system, respiratory system, urinary and excretory system,
gastrointestinal system, nervous and endocrinous system, integumentary system. Characteristics,
descriptive microscopic examination, structure and function of these systems.

Course leader

Helena Nejezchlebová, Monika Dušková, Iveta Hodová

Target group

Open to Bachelors with at least a knowledge of biology at the secondary school level with interests in animals, histology, organology, tissues, organs, microscopic anatomy, structure, function

Course aim

This course falls under Masaryk University's 'Intensive Summer School'. Students will study their classes in the morning and in the afternoon be free to participate in social and cultural activities arranged in and around Brno.

Fee info

EUR 400: The full cost of this programme is €1000. The cost breakdowns as follows:

€400:
- tuition fees
€600:
- Accommodation in Brno (10-23 July)
- Opening and Closing receptions
- Culture activities around Brno
- Day trip to Prague or Vienna
- 24/7 support
- Social programme

A €100 discount is available for students from partner universities

Students should budget an additional €200-500 depending on their spending habits for food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and fun "optional" activities in Brno.
EUR 350: discount for partner university students