TBU follows a longstanding tradition of the Faculty of Technology, which was founded in Zlín in 1969 and since than has educated hundreds of highly-qualified professionals. The University is named after the originator of the shoe industry in Zlín and a world-famous entrepreneur Tomáš Bata (1876 – 1932).
A high quality university is characterized by advanced research and development. Some areas of research, such as polymer engineering, chemistry or automation and technology process control, have earned TBU excellent reputation abroad.
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Individual career counselling includes activities that are orientated particularly towards searching and mediating appropriate jobs for self-motivated clients. It gives advice on how to write a CV, a cover letter, or helps in the process of choosing a job. We offer TBU students and graduates the following services:
The Library of TBU in Zlín is a library open to the public that offers services mainly to University teachers and students but also to the public interested in specialized literature. The collections include books, professional journals, daily press, CDs, audio tapes, video tapes, theses and dissertations. The Library also provides access to a number of electronic information resources.
Zlín offers a wide range of sporting and recreational opportunities. The town of Zlín also provides several sports facilities, including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, two ice skating rings, artificial ski slope, squash facilities, tennis courts and bowling. There are also great opportunities for hiking, cycling, horse riding, and fishing. The region has hundreds of kilometres of marked hiking trails designed to suit all age groups. The international Moravian Cycling Route passes through the region.
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