The university was founded in 1899 and currently it is an internationally recognized institution offering a cutting-edge education based on the latest scientific and professional knowledge. The focus of Brno University of Technology (BUT) covers a broad spectrum of fields ranging from technical and scientific disciplines through economics to the arts. The emphasis is put on engineering, computing and other technical fields that represent the flagship of BUT research and education.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • A cutting-edge education based on the latest scientific and professional knowledge.
  • BUT has been among the best universities of the world for several years in succession.
  • A major part of applied research is initiated directly by industrial companies both domestic and international.



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.


BUT offers structured tertiary-level education in the following types of studies: Bachelor’s programmes (3-4 years, ending with the titles Bc. or BcA), Master’s programmes (1.5-2 years, ending with the titles Ing., Ing. arch. or MgA) and doctoral programmes (3-4 years, ending with the title PhD). Studies may be pursued full-time (“on-site“) or in combined form.

At the present time BUT has 75 accredited degree programmes, of which 26 are taught in foreign language (data valid for 31st December 2013).


Research and development activities at BUT centre around non-specified researchreceiving funding from the state budget. Attention is also given to research projects that are clearly defined and supported by contracting authorities such as the Czech Science Foundation, grant agencies of the Czech government ministries, international grant agencies, and scientific and research programmes.

The South Moravian Innovation Centre (JIC) supports innovation businesses and commercial applications of research and development. It also serves as a go-between for research departments at universities and commercial companies maximising the research and development potential at regional and national levels.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Business & Management (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Humanities (1)
Social Sciences (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Brno University of Technology!


Student services

International Relations Department in cooperation with International Students Club VUT have prepared Welcome Week for all international students coming to study at BUT in winter semester 2016/2017.

The Welcome Week provides you with the information you will need to make your stay and study as an international student at Brno University of Technology as easy and enjoyable as possible.

International Students Club will provide you help and advice concerning everyday matters and problems you may deal with before, during and after your arrival. Also during the whole semester ISC will organize trips, excursions and free time activities of all kinds.

Housing services

BUT provides accommodation, mostly in double rooms. Half of the bedrooms are equipped with their own bathroom and toilet, another half has a shared 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.

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

Library services

Librarian and information services are provided by BUT libraries and information centres at faculties. BUT departments that are not parts of faculties are offered these services at the BUT Central Library.

The libraries' basic activities include managing and offering the collections that libraries build to meet the requirements of degree programmes and research plans of faculties.

Medical services

Students with health insurance are entitled to visit any general practitioner.The Student Health Centre, situated in the student halls of residence at Kolejní street, provides medical care for BUT students.

Student Life

Campus life

Conveniently situated close to three capitals - Prague, Bratislava and Vienna, Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic, is known as a centre of science, research and innovations. With more than 20 % of its population being students of six public universities, Brno is often dubbed "a city with student spirit". Its citizens as well as visitors are offered numerous cultural, sports and leisure activities.

Sports facilities

The Brno University of Technology has own sports facilities and sport centre, which offers wide range of sports for students. For BUT students are mainly all of the classes free of charge.

Besides that Brno offers a wide range of sporting and recreational opportunities. The city of Brno also provides dozens of sporting facilities, including indoor and open-air swimming pools and two winter stadiums. The enormous Boby Centre, the largest of these facilities, boasts squash courts, a bowling alley, and some of the best workout facilities in the Czech Republic.

Student clubs

Student`s chamber of the academic senate represents students in the Academic Senate of BUT. The Student Chamber has two basic groups: one organizes free-time activities and the other one is the students’ contact point with BUT dormitories and dining halls.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Other Degrees

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