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Brno, Czech Republic
On 19 September 1899 the Austrian Emperor and Hungarian King Franz Joseph 1 signed a decree bringing into existence a Czech technical university in Brno.
This was the first Czech higher education institution in Moravia.
It became an important centre of teaching and research, greatly enriching the life of Czech society, a role that it has continued to play down to the present.When it opened, the university had with four professors and forty-seven students. In the course of more than 110 years is has matured into an internationally recognized institution offering a cutting-edge education based on the latest scientific and professional knowledge delivered at eight faculties and Institute of Forensic Engineering covering a broad spectrum of fields ranging from technical and scientific disciplines through economics to the arts.
World university ranking
According to the Quacquarelli Symonds Limited (QS) prestigious world university rankings, BUT has been amongthe 400 to 600 best universities of the world for several years in succession. In the last ranking published in September 2010, it even finished in the 301st to 350th place in the engineering and IT categories.
Prestigious ECTS and DS labels
For the period 2009 2013 the Brno University of Technology has been awarded the European Commissions prestigious ECTS and DS Label certificates, issued in recognition of quality higher education.
BUT was one of only two Czech universities to be granted the ECTS Label. This label recognizes the proper introduction of the European credit system in all Bachelors and Masters degree programmes in line with the implementation of the aims of the Bologna Process. BUT was awarded the DS Label in recognition of the proper provision of the Diploma Supplement to all its graduates free of charge. Both certificates are proof that BUT meets the demanding criteria of the European Union in the area of higher education; in addition, they make a major contribution towards broadening mobility and increasing the internationalization of the university.
At the present time more than 24,000 students are enrolled at BUT at 8 faculties and 2 university institutes:
* Faculty of Architecture - FA
* Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication - FEEC
* Faculty of Chemistry - FCH
* Faculty of Information Technology - FIT
* Faculty of Business and Management - FBM
* Faculty of Civil Engineering - FCE
* Faculty of Mechanical Engineering- FME
* Faculty of Fine Arts - FFA
* Institute of Forensic Engineering - IFE
* Centre of Sports Activities - CESA
LEISURE TIME AND SPORT
Most of the leisure time and sports activities at BUT are organized by the Centre of Sports Activities (CSA) university institute. In addition to the courses of the Management in Physical Education degree programme (accredited at the Faculty of Business and Management), the centre offers the background for sports events organized for BUT students and staff managing several sports facilities, co-organizing sports events, and selecting and training the athletes representing BUT.
The range of the sports activities offered is large providing opportunities for both individual and team sports. Students can choose from almost 50 sports at five different performance levels. The offer contains classic sports as well as those less common such as martial arts, belly dancing, capoeira, bouldering, in-line skating, golf, Port de Bras, simulated rowing, juggling, etc.
BUT also boasts a number of excellent athletes bringing medals from National, European, and World championships. Modern sports grounds and top-quality sports services provide the Brno prominent teams such as HC Kometa, women volleyball and basketball team of SK Královo Pole with training opportunities.
Attention is also paid to disabled students and active senior citizens involved in the University of the Third Age programmes.
ART AND CULTURE
Brno University of Technology offers several places for presenting various artistic genres including fine arts, architectural projects, design exhibitions, and others. Most exhibitions are initiated at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Faculty of Architecture, and at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (Department of Industrial Design), but there are also various cultural projects presented at the Old Brewery Centre of the Faculty of Information Technology.
In November 2004, the Aula Gallery at the BUT Faculty of Fine Arts was opened by a video art exhibition of Woody Vaulka, a living legend from USA. Since that time, this art gallery has seen about 30 author's and joint exhibitions. A great deal of attention has also been given to young artists from the BUT Faculty of Fine Arts and from other artistic schools with cross-genre and inter-school comparative exhibitions offered to the public. Guided tours, lectures, workshops, and projections are also offered at the Aula Gallery and regular exhibitions held of final and Bachelor's degree projects.
In its own studios and corridor galleries as well as in the newly reconstructed student club, the BUT Faculty of Architecture exhibits students' works and projects, graphic art pieces, and models.
The hall adjoining lecture room Q at the BUT Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and rooms provided by the Institute of Design regularly see industrial design exhibitions.
ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS
BUT provides good-class accommodation, mostly in double rooms. Half of the bedrooms are equipped with their own bathroom and toilet, another half has a common bathroom unit for a certain number of rooms. Most of the rooms are two-bed and three-bed rooms, a small number are single rooms.
Students have a study room, TV room, bicycle room, music room with a piano, and a darkroom at their disposal.All halls are equipped with laundries and dryers as well as public phones.
The premises offer various sports facilities like multipurpose fields, quality body building gyms, gymnasiums, pool tables, table tennis equipment and other sports facilities of the Center for Sports Activities.
Halls of Residence offers:
* 100 % high speed internet connection
* wide range of dining services (cafeterias, restaurants, pizzerias, cafés, bars and snack bars)
* modern catering system (cashless, no pre-ordering, no limit, online menus)
* halls of residence provide quality sports facilities
* student advising center:
There are 6 797 beds available in five BUT dormitories:
Pod Palackého vrchem Residence Hall, Kolejní 2, Brno
Purkyne Residence Hall, Purkynova 93, Brno
List Residence Hall, Kounicova 46/48, Brno
Mánesovy Residence Hall, Mánesova 12, Brno
Starý pivovar boarding house, Bo
The monthly price for 1 person varies from 72 CZK to 137 CZK per one person and night.
Other accommodation options
* Hotel Palacký *** - Kolejní 2, Brno - accommodation for public, students of lifelong and combined studies, BUT visitors
* BUT Holiday center, Ramzová, Jeseníky mountains
19 dining facilities in the premises of halls of residence and BUT faculties.
We offer rich and varied menus. Broad choice of hot and cold meals, made-to-order meals, vegetarian meals and desserts in cafeterias and restaurants. Vegetable and fruit salads with main courses, fruits, variety of alcoholic and soft drinks. Pleasant cafés and bars are ideal for taking a rest and meeting friends.
Dining services in halls of residence:
* Pizzeria Mozzarella (self-service cafeteria), Kolejní 2, Brno
* Kolejní cafeteria, Kolejní 2, Brno
* Caffé Bar Piccolo, Kolejní 2, Brno
* Purkyne cafeteria, Purkynova 93, Brno
* Purkyne snack bar, Purkynova 93, Brno
* Restaurant (with full service), Bo
* Cafeteria, Bo
* Café, Bo
Dining services in BUT faculties:
Integrated building of the Faculty of Business and Management and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication, Kolejní 4, Brno
* Mini cafeteria
Faculty of Chemistry, Purkynova 118, Brno
* Student cafeteria
* Staff cafeteria
* Snack bar
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technická 2, Brno
* "Q" Restaurant
* "Q" Restaurant for staff
Faculty of Civil Engineering, Veverí 95, Brno
* "V" Restaurant
* Pizzeria Presto (serviced restaurant)
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication, Technická 10, Brno
* Staff cafeteria
* Snack bar
BUT Rectorate, Antonínská 1, Brno
* BUT Center café
AS Student Chambers
The Student Chamber represents students of all BUT faculties being part of the BUT Academic Senate, which is the supreme academic representative body according to the University Act.
* AS BUT Student Chamber
* AS FA BUT Student Chamber
* AS FEEC BUT Student Chamber
* AS FCH BUT Student Chamber
* AS FIT BUT Student Chamber
* AS FBM BUT Student Chamber
* AS FME BUT Student Chamber
* AS FCE BUT Student Chamber
* AS FAA BUT Student Chamber
The Student Union's mission is to defend the interests of university students, providing them with assistance in dealing with the faculty and university management, with student and other organisations, individuals, and government institutions, making every effort to support the development of a particular faculty and education in general.
* FIT BUT Student Union
* FEEC BUT Student Union
* FCH BUT Student Union
Other Student Organisations
* International Student Club (ISC)
* Board of European Students of Technology (BEST)
* FEEC Student Journal (e-fekt)
* Student Computer Network at BUT Halls of Residence (KolejNet)
* Student Chamber of the University Council
* Terc University Club
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