Located in the unique, former Carthusian monastery, interconnected with a new modern building near the city centre, the Faculty of Information Technology (FIT) is one of
the leading European educational and research institutions providing top quality degrees in information and computer technologies. Students are encouraged to work on their own projects in the Faculty’s Computer Centre and to join teams pursuing national and international research in state-of-the-art laboratories, including, but not limited to, multimedia, biometrics, optics and robotics.
FIT’s most recent achievement is becoming one of the 15 world‑class research teams across nine European countries to join Facebook’s GPU Partnership Programme, which allows FIT to make faster progress in the field of artificial intelligence.
IT4Innovations is a unique project building a national center of excellent research in the area of information technology including the acquisition of a very powerful supercomputer. IT4Innovations Centre of Excellence, the faculty’s Research Centre of Information Technology, is connected to the national Supercomputer Salomon - ranked 78th in the TOP500 List of the world’s top supercomputers (June 2017). The Brno center supervises two of the eight research programs focusing on
Key areas of research and development at FIT in Security and Industry 4.0 are:
The degree program offers outstanding graduates of a Master's degree a prestigious university degree of the highest degree in computer science, computer science or information technology, which is specialized in the chosen dissertation topic. It ends with a PhD degree. (Philosophiae Doctor). A key part of doctoral studies is research, often also in international research teams, coupled with active participation in scientific conferences and internships at foreign universities.
Fields of study prepared individually:
Tuition and fees are EUR 1500 EUR per semester, e.i. EUR 3000 per year.
BUT residential system can accommodate all of its foreign graduate students (cca EUR 120/month); also housing in the Brno area is possible (cca EUR 200/month). Graduate students’ costs for housing, food, books, medical insurance, and incidentals vary widely, depending on marital status, quality-of-life expectations, and housing arrangements. For example, the lunch is between EUR 5-10, so living cost per month varies between EUR 300-600.
The FIT BUT financial aid program ensures that an BUT education is accessible to all qualified candidates regardless of their financial circumstances. BUT provides financial aid to students for which the tuition and fees would exceed the financial resources of their family. Financial need is the difference between the price to attend FIT BUT and the family’s ability to finance that price, which is determined using the tax return of the parents from last 2 years provided together with the application documents as the part of application process. The remaining need, if any, is met with an FIT BUT scholarship, research assistance, benefit scholarship etc.
Applicants for degree programmes given in the English language are required simultaneously:
Students studying the Masters´s degree study programme given in English have to pay a year tuition and fees in the amount of EUR 3000. The tuition fee is to be sent to the FIT BUT bank account: Beneficiary's bank: Komerční banka a.s., Brno-město, Nám. Svobody 21, CZ-63131 Brno
SWIFT code: KOMBCZPP
Account number: 27-8684040287/0100
IBAN: CZ 5701000000278684040287
Beneficiary: Vysoké učení technické v Brně, Božetěchova 2, CZ-61266
Details of payment: 14099 "your name"
The tuition fee is to be paid in two instalments. The deadline for payment of the first instalment is 31 May 2019.
Students who are not able to commute can apply for accommodation in BUT dormitories.
The on-line Request for Accommodation for the ac. year 2018/2019 will be open starting from 25 April 2018. Students who have to apply for visa are strongly recommended to arrange for their accommodation well in advance.
More information about BUT dormitories is available ON.
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Other possibilities for private accommodation:
The graduate of Bachelor’s degree programme at the foreign university submits a written application for recognition diploma to:Brno University of Technology – Rectorate
The legalized original of the Bachelor´s diploma is to be delivered to the FIT BUT Study Office as soon as possible, upon the enrolment, 12 September 2019, at the latest.
It is only through enrolment that you become a regular student of the FIT. The date of enrolment is indicated in the electronic application or in the news on the faculty’s homepage. The date of enrolment in the Master´s degree programme given in English is 12 September, 2019. If you cannot attend the enrolment in person, you can enrol by proxy on the basis of a power of attorney. More information about study enrollment.
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