Admissions


General information about study

Applicants for all degree programmes provided in the English language are expected to prove their language competence by the Certificate of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL for short). Applicants with a valid certificate of another comparable test of English (e.g. Oxford First Certificate) can apply for to have that certificate accepted.

All applicants are required to pay, simultaneously with the submission of the application form, a deposit on the tuition fee in the amount of EUR 200. This amount will then be discounted from the tuition fee. In case that the applicant who has paid the admission fee does not begin their study at the Faculty, the deposit will not be returned. It will be returned only to the applicant who does not pass the entrance examination. The deposit is also payable in cash at the Faculty campus. The deposit will be returned also to the applicant who was not admitted because of obstacles on the Faculty side.

The admission fee is to be sent to the bank account:

Beneficiary's bank: Komerční banka a.s., Brno-město,
Nám. Svobody 21, CZ-63131 Brno
SWIFT code: COMBCZPP
Account number: 27-8684040287/0100
IBAN: CZ 5701000000278684040287
Beneficiary: Vysoké učení technické v Brně, Božetěchova 2, CZ-61266
Details of payment: 14099 "your name"

General information on Bachelor (Bc.) degree programme (currently not open)

The Faculty of Information Technology of the Brno University of Technology (FIT BUT for short) has accredited a new Bachelor degree programme in Information Technology. All applicants to the Bachelor programme are expected to pass an entrance examination in mathematics and informatics at a level corresponding to standard secondary schools specialized in the science. Those applicants who fail to prove sufficient capabilities to enter the Bachelor degree programme will be offered one-year bridging study. Having completed this study by passing the final examination, the students can enter the Bachelor degree programme.

For fee-paying students, the deadline for application and CV is April 30 of the year preceding the first academic year of the study. The Secondary School-Leaving Certificate or General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE for short) is either appended to the application form or delivered no later than September 15. The certificate is necessary for enrolment of the candidate.

The FIT BUT does not provide scholarships or other financial support to international applicants.

The FIT BUT is authorised not to open the new Bachelor degree programme if the number of applications delivered to April 30 of the current year is less than 15.

General information on Master (Ing.) degree programme (currently not open)

The FIT BUT has accredited a two-year Master degree programme in Information Technology. This newly designed programme was launched in 2005/2006. The structure of this programme corresponds to the EU educational standards. Bachelor degree in Information and Computer Technology, or in related studies of sciences or engineering is a necessary prerequisite for Master degree study applicants. The programme will be selective and the admission process will involve an entrance examination. The admission will also depend on the availability of Master Thesis supervisors/tutors.

General information on Ph.D. degree programme

The FIT BUT has accredited a Ph.D. degree programme in Computer Science and Engineering. The nominal length of the Ph.D. degree programme is four years. Topic of Ph.D. thesis incl. supervisor/tutor will be chosen from list of available Ph.D. thesis topics which is published usually by the end of January prior to the anticipated academic year of admission.

The deadline for submitting applications is usually end of May prior to the anticipated academic year of admission.

Terms and requirements are announced usually by the end of January prior to the anticipated academic year of admission.

The Faculty of Information Technology does not provide scholarships or other financial support for international Ph.D. applicants.

Input requirements

For for Bachelor degree programme:
Grade-point average (GPA for short) of 70 % min. from Secondary School, legalized copy of the GCSE, legalized copy of the TOEFL Basic English 213 and written English 550. Applications are evaluated individually.
For for Master degree programme:
Legalized copy of the Bachelor Certificate, legalized transcript of courses completed for a Bachelor degree, the GPA of 70 % min. from a previous university, legalized copy of the TOEFL Basic English 213 and written English 550. Applications are evaluated individually. Master study depends on the availability of a suitable Master Thesis supervisor.
For for Ph.D. degree programme:
Legalized copy of the Master's degree Certificate, legalized transcript of courses for a Master programme, the GPA of 80 % min. from a previous University, legalized copy of the TOEFL Basic English 213 and written English 550, a successful entrance interview. Ph.D. study depends on the availability of a suitable Ph.D. Thesis supervisor.

Language of instruction

International students can study in English or in Czech together with Czech students. Those who wish to study in Czech are required to pass an entrance examination in Czech Language. A student who would like to change from study in English to study in Czech is required to sit an exam in the Czech language to prove their competence in communicating in Czech and the knowledge of Czech technical terminology. Contact address to institute for language and preparatory studies: http://www.ujop.cuni.cz/

Tuition fees

The tuition fee is 4000 Euro per year for the Ph.D. degree programme in English. In the case of study in Czech there is no tuition fee.

Accommodation and meals

In case of interest, the Faculty may assist in finding accommodation in university dormitories and arranging for meals in dining halls at the same quality standard as for Czech students.

Contact address for Bachelor and Master applicants

Ing. Michaela Studená
International Relations
Božetěchova 2
CZ 612 66 Brno
Czech Republic
e-mail: studena@fit.vutbr.cz

Contact address for Ph.D. applicants

Ing. Vítězslav Beran, Ph.D.
Vice-Dean for External Relations
Božetěchova 2
CZ 612 66 Brno
Czech Republic
e-mail: beranv@fit.vutbr.cz

Degree Programmes

Bachelor Bachelor (Bc.) degree 3 years (nominal)
+1 year introductory bridging studies (if necessary)
Completed by Final State Examination and by defence of Bachelor Project
Master Master (Ing.) degree 2 years (nominal)
+ 1 year introductory bridging studies (if necessary)
Completed by Final State Examination and by defence of Master Thesis
Doctoral Ph.D. degree 4 years internal study (nominal) Completed by Final State Examination and by defence of Ph.D. Thesis

Language: English (for fee-paying international students), Czech (for Czech speaking students)

Study branches in Bachelor degree programme

Study branches in Master degree programme

Study branches in Ph.D. degree programme

Academic year

Winter semester: 13 weeks of lectures, 5 weeks of examinations

Spring semester: 13 weeks of lectures, 5 weeks of examinations, vacation

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