Brno University of Technology

Introduction
Brno University

Brno University of Technology (BUT)

Why study in Brno?

  • popular city with many international students and foreigners
  • breath-taking architecture and vibrant culture - theatres, cinemas, galleries, museums, live music, festivals and cultural events
  • centrally located among three European capitals - Vienna (Austria), Bratislava (Slovakia) and Prague (Czech Republic)
  • second biggest city in the Czech Republic with 85 000 students – 6 public and 6 private universities
  • centre of science, research, high-tech and start-ups (known as Czech Silicon Valley)
  • Brno Technology Park is a leading business and technology development project in Central Europe
  • excellent and affordable cuisine and nightlife
  • safe and smart public transportation system 24/7

With almost 400,000 inhabitants, Brno is the second largest city of the Czech Republic and the capital of the South Moravian Region, home to 85,000 students studying at 6 public and 7 private universities. It is a vibrant city with a young and inspiring spirit, a great place to live, study and do research. Huge investments in infrastructure, along with high-tech institutions, make it an attractive hub for international technological corporations and innovative companies that choose Brno for their branches.In addition to that, Brno enjoys its selection as one of the best places to live according to the New York Times and Numbeo.

What makes Brno so special?

A combination of its technology industry with immense employment potential, world-respected architecture ranging from stunning historical palaces to functionalist jewels like the famous UNESCO-listed Villa Tugendhat, and citizen-friendly services are only a few elements for all who seek a modern lifestyle with perspective. Residents and guests find that Brno is also a very safe place to live.

Considering Brno’s strategic location in Central Europe it is easy to travel abroad and get inspired by the neighbouring countries. Beautiful landscapes, the nearby Moravian Karst and unique cultural, folk and wine making traditions in the South Moravian Region astonish visitors searching for rest and outdoor-oriented activities.

Why study at Brno University of Technology?

  • over hundred-year tradition, established in 1899
  • more than 25 Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. programmes in English
  • International Student Club, member of Erasmus Student Network - buddy programme and Welcome Week for international students
  • excellent sport facilities (stadium of Olympic standard) with wide range of sport activities on offer
  • the largest student halls of residencein Brno
  • research and development cooperation (IBM, FEI, Honeywell, Bosch, Siemens, Škoda Auto, etc.)
  • centres of excellence (Central European Institute of Technology, IT4Innovations)
  • favourable placement in the QS World University Rankings and THE World University Rankings

Brno University of Technology (BUT) is the largest technical/engineering university in the Czech Republic and one of the leading educational, scientific and research institutions in Central Europe. Its tradition dates back to 1899, more than 115 years later, the university has 23 000 students.Today BUT has eight faculties and three university institutes, five regional research centres (AdMaS, CVVOZE, MRC, NETME, SIX) and it is part of two centres of excellence (CEITEC,IT4Inovation).

Faculties

  • Faculty of Architecture - FA
  • Faculty of Business and Management - FBM
  • Faculty of Civil Engineering - FCE
  • Faculty of Chemistry - FCH
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication - FEEC
  • Faculty of Fine Arts - FFA
  • Faculty of Information Technology - FIT
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering- FME

University Institutes

  • Institute of Forensic Engineering - IFE
  • Central European Institute of Technology - CEITEC
  • Centre of Sports Activities - CESA

BUT programmes cover not only engineering but also the fields of natural science, architecture, fine arts, IT and economics, with a strong interdisciplinary emphasis and close connection with the industrial sphere. With its state-of-the-art research facilities and academic excellence, BUT has a distinguished reputation among students and professionals.

Brno University of Technology received, as one of the first in the Czech Republic, the ECTS and DS Label certificates. Both certificates are proof that BUT meets the criteria of the EU in the area of higher education and in addition, they make a major contribution towards broadening mobility and increasing the internationalization of the university.

The university cooperates with both EU and non-EU partners (currently has over 600 agreements) and is engaged in various mobility programmes (Erasmus+, CEEPUS, Aktion, EEA and Norway Grants, etc.).The university’s long-term plan is to strengthen its position among the leading, internationally-respected research universities. International cooperation is, therefore, one of the strategic priorities of Brno University of Technology. To be able to achieve this aim, BUT undertakes on the one hand activities targeted at recruiting more international students, but also on the other hand hiring researchers and teachers from abroad. As a member of the European University Association (EUA), CESAER and other organisations, BUT is active in joint projects and activities.

BUT has been cooperating with the leading international companies such as Škoda Auto, Siemens, FEI, Honeywell, Bosch and IBM on a long-term basis.BUT links these companies with students who have the opportunity to pursue an internship related to their field of study or even to be supervised by industry experts while working on their theses. Job offers are shared with both students and graduates. University offers a wide range of sports at the CESA sport centre, which is one of the best equipped centres in the Czech Republic, with stadium of Olympic standard.For BUT students most of the sport activities are free of charge.

BUT has the largest student accommodation capacity of all Brno universities. Expenses for accommodation at university student halls are around 170 EUR a month,each room has high speed internet. Almost all services are located in close proximity to the campus – canteens, cafés, sports grounds, International Student Club and university clubs. BUT dormitories were among the TOP three in a competition for the best halls of residence in the Czech Republic, which testifies to their good quality. Most university buildings are situated at the University Campus (Pod Palackeho Vrchem) in the northern part of the city of Brno.

The university has many catering facilities available at faculties and student halls which include: cafeterias, restaurants, pizzerias, cafés, bars and snack bars. There is a broad choice of menus in the form of hot and cold, made-to-order, special diet and vegetarian meals in the cafeterias and restaurants. There is a computerized food services system for on-line ordering and cash free payment with student cards.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Czech

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Programs

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Master

Master in Applied Sciences in Engineering

Campus Full time September 2017 Czech Republic Brno

Two-year follow-up master's study programme "Applied Sciences in Engineering" is designed for graduates from bachelor's study programmes majoring in applied sciences. [+]

Applied Sciences in Engineering Master's study programme: M2A-A Applied Sciences in Engineering Guarantor of the programme: prof. RNDr. Radim Chmelík, Ph.D. Academic year: 2017/18 Type of study: full-time Language of instructions: English (change to Czech) Standard length of study: 2 years Qualification awarded: Ing. Educational and professional goals: Two-year follow-up master's study programme "Applied Sciences in Engineering" is designed for graduates from bachelor's study programmes majoring in applied sciences. It is a university study providing students with wide and deep theoretical as well as practical knowledge in the selected specialised branch. The list of all branches can be found on the faculty website ("Study plans"). Graduates may work e.g. in research and development fields, design and technology, manufacture and operation, as well as management, trade and services. They may occupy positions such as designers, members and leaders of development teams, project managers and the like. Career prospects depend on the selected branch of study. Admission requirements and access to further studies: Condition for admitting is obtaining a bachelor's degree. The graduates may continue in a doctoral study programme. Examination and assessment regulations, required practice: The respective rules and conditions are specified by the Dean's Regulation No. 7/2011. Required practice and its length may be specified by study plans. Conditions required in the course of study and the duly completion: Students have to complete all compulsory and compulsory-optional courses required by study plans (at least of 120 credits). Further conditions are given by the set of study rules. Final examination: Final... [-]

Master in Architecture and Urban Design

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Brno

Preparation of a graduated architect to become a creative expert in the whole complex of his profession, who is able to cope with design and management tasks in the process of capital construction. [+]

Architecture and Urban Design Abbreviation: ARCHURB Level of course unit: Master's Faculty: Faculty of Architecture Academic year: 2016/2017 Title awarded: Ing. arch. Qualification awarded: Ing. arch. in the field "Architecture and urban design" Level of qualification: Master's (2nd cycle) Accredited from: 29.2.2012 Accredited until: 30.11.2020 Specific admission requirements: Condition for admitting is obtaining a bachelor's degree. Profile of the programme: Preparation of a graduated architect to become a creative expert in the whole complex of his profession, who is able to cope with design and management tasks in the process of capital construction. He shall also be qualified for activities in state administration. It is strictly required that the acquired education and knowledge is made use of according to the principles of sustainable development and optimum formation of the environment. Key learning outcomes: The study program is aimed at achieving such a degree of the graduates qualification that in the process of authorisation - at his joining of the Czech Chamber of Architects - he is able to proof the required knowledge and skills. Access to further studies: The graduates may continue in a doctoral study programme. Examination regulations, assessment and grading: Examination and assessment regulations Graduation requirements: A specific number of ECTS credits, diploma thesis, final state examination Mode of study: full-time study Programme supervisor: Ing. arch. Jan Kratochvíl ECTS departmental co-ordinator: doc. Ing. arch. Iva Poslušná, Ph.D. [-]

Master in Audio Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 Czech Republic Brno

The study programme provides interdisciplinary studies for MSc degree in audio engineering. The programme focuses on the education of professionals - sound engineers and audio technicians with technical and artistic overview in the area of audio equipment, audio signal processing, music direction and studio practice. [+]

Audio Engineering Abbreviation: PU-AUD Length of Study: 2 years Programme: Audioengineering Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication Academic year: 2016/2017 Accredited from: 20.10.2015 Accredited until: 1.11.2019 Profile of the branch: The study programme provides interdisciplinary studies for MSc degree in audio engineering. The programme focuses on the education of professionals - sound engineers and audio technicians with technical and artistic overview in the area of audio equipment, audio signal processing, music direction and studio practice. Students are educated in the field of audio electronics, studio equipment and digital audio signal processing, and gain practical experience in studio practice. The study of this branch can be commenced only after the students have successfully completed the bachelor’s degree programme and passed the bachelor’s final state examination, preferably in a programme oriented towards audio engineering or multimedia. Instruction is provided primarily by the Department of Telecommunications FEEC and the Faculty of Music of JAMU in Brno. A wide range of optional courses along with individual technical and artistic projects and the master’s final work enable students to focus more closely on the area of studio audio engineering, audio technology, audio signal processing and multimedia. Student can complement his theoretical knowledge by studying courses theoretical extension of the field of higher mathematics and physics. To extend the range of their knowledge the students select courses from other disciplines master's degree of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication (FEEC) BUT, as well as language courses and general education. Key learning outcomes: The graduate... [-]

Master in Civil Engineering

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Brno

The Building Services specialisation in the Building Constructions branch of the trimestral consecutive master’s study programme Civil Engineering follows on from four-year bachelor’s courses of a similar technical nature. [+]

Civil Engineering Abbreviation: S Specialisation: Building Services Length of Study: 1.5 years Programme: Civil Engineering Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering Academic year: 2017/2018 Accredited from: 25.7.2007 Accredited until: 31.8.2023 Profile of the branch: The Building Services specialisation in the Building Constructions branch of the trimestral consecutive master’s study programme Civil Engineering follows on from four-year bachelor’s courses of a similar technical nature. During their studies, students extend their knowledge of the latest scientific and technical findings in the field of Building Constructions and from the Building Services specialisation. During their studies, students become familiar with the latest scientific and technical findings in all their complex mutual interconnectivity and are guided towards the performance of individual creative engineering work. They apply the knowledge acquired in the individual subjects in individually assigned engineering and technical tasks concerning the issues of the given field of study. During the course, great emphasis is placed on independent and creative engineering work. Key learning outcomes: Graduates from the Building Services specialisation of the Building Constructions course of study have gained highly specialised (theoretical and professional) knowledge in the studied field and specialisation. They are capable of applying the acquired knowledge in the solution of problems within the given field of study. They are capable, within the scope of the skills they have gained, of independently solving even demanding specialised problems (the independent solution of complex structural engineering and managerial problems in the construction industry), and are thus prepared for their engineering work in industry. They are... [-]

Master in Economics and Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Brno

The European Business and Finance program builds on economic theories taught at master's degree level at various colleges and focuses on training professionals in the areas of entrepreneurship, business and finance, particularly within the EU environment. [+]

Economics and Management Abbreviation: MGR-EBF Level of course unit: Master's Faculty: Faculty of Business and Management Academic year: 2017/2018 Title awarded: Ing. Qualification awarded: Ing. in the field "Economics and Management" Level of qualification: Master's (2nd cycle) Accredited from: 20.7.2005 Accredited until: 31.7.2019 Specific admission requirements: Condition for admitting is obtaining a bachelor's degree and pass successfully the admission exam as well. Profile of the programme: The European Business and Finance program builds on economic theories taught at master's degree level at various colleges and focuses on training professionals in the areas of entrepreneurship, business and finance, particularly within the EU environment. The students acquire theoretical knowledge and practical skills in international context, designed to ensure their success in managerial positions anywhere in the European Union. Graduates will have: - Theoretical and practical knowledge/skills in economics at the master's degree level. - Ability to solve problems and articulate solutions in the area of business, finance, economics and management. - International exposure and contacts. - Engineering Degree awarded jointly by three universities. Key learning outcomes: Graduates will gain knowledge and skills to carry out professionally and managerially challenging positions within businesses that operates mainly within the EU. Graduates of this program are able to analyze critically issues arising from business and finance processes and from business of international companies. They are able also to evaluate these processes and propose standard strategic and operational managerial, financial and business solutions obtained by theoretical study, practical knowledge and skills. Graduate understands to the basic... [-]

Master in Electrical, Electronic, Communication and Control Technology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Brno

The master study programme provides the specialized university education to the graduates of the previous bachelor study in all engineering branches of small-power, as of high-power electrical engineering and electronics, communication technologies, cybernetics, control, and measurement techniques. [+]

Electrical, Electronic, Communication and Control Technology Abbreviation: EEKR-MN Level of course unit: Master's Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication Academic year: 2017/2018 Title awarded: Ing. Qualification awarded: Ing. in the field "Electrical, Electronic, Communication and Control Technology" Level of qualification: Master's (2nd cycle) Accredited from: 20.7.2005 Accredited until: 31.7.2021 Specific admission requirements: Condition for admitting is obtaining a bachelor's degree. Profile of the programme: The master study programme provides the specialized university education to the graduates of the previous bachelor study in all engineering branches of small-power, as of high-power electrical engineering and electronics, communication technologies, cybernetics, control, and measurement techniques. Key learning outcomes: The programme is oriented into the preparation of specialists in electrical and electronic engineering with good knowledge in the design, construction, service, and applications of electrical and electronic devices and systems. The students are educated in various branches of applied electronics and communication techniques, teleinformatics, power electrical and electronic engineering, microelectronics and technology, and control and measurement techniques. The students dispose also with the needed knowledge of the higher mathematics, physics, theoretical electrotechnics, using and programing of computers, applied informatics, and also with the basic knowledge of foreign languages, economics, and management. As the efficient supplements of the obligatory education there are the elaboration of one individual technical project and final master work of the student. According to their concrete study branche, the graduates of the masterr programme can be applied in design, construction, application and service areas in many institutions, companies, and organisations of... [-]

Master in Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Brno

Two-year follow-up master's study programme "Mechanical Engineering" is designed for graduates from general branches of bachelor's study programmes majoring in engineering. [+]

Mechanical Engineering Master's study programme: M2I-A Mechanical Engineering Guarantor of the programme: doc. Ing. Radek Knoflíček, Dr. Academic year: 2016/17 Type of study: full-time Language of instructions: English (change to Czech) Standard length of study: 2 years Qualification awarded: Ing. Educational and professional goals Two-year follow-up master's study programme "Mechanical Engineering" is designed for graduates from general branches of bachelor's study programmes majoring in engineering. It is a university study providing students with wide and deep theoretical as well as practical knowledge in the selected specialised branch. The list of all branches can be found on the faculty website ("Study plans"). Graduates may work e.g. in research and development fields, design and technology, manufacture and operation, as well as management, trade and services. They may occupy positions such as designers, members and leaders of development teams, project managers and the like. Career prospects depend on the selected branch of study. Admission requirements and access to further studies: Condition for admitting is obtaining a bachelor's degree.The graduates may continue in a doctoral study programme. Examination and assessment regulations, required practice: The respective rules and conditions are specified by the Dean's Regulation No. 7/2011. Required practice and its length may be specified by study plans. Conditions required in the course of study and the duly completion: Students have to complete all compulsory and compulsory-optional courses required by study plans (at least of 120 credits). Further conditions are given by the set of study rules. Final examination Final examination consists of master's thesis... [-]

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