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
These are the leading research domains of the academic and research staff. Its recognized position in world-wide research enabled FIT to create e.g. Speech@FIT, one of the most famous speech data mining research and development groups.
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 1,500 EUR per semester, i.e. EUR 3,000 per year.
The BUT residential system can accommodate all its foreign graduate students (approx. EUR 120/month); housing in the Brno area is also possible (approx. EUR 200/month). Graduate students’ expenses for housing, food, books, medical insurance, and incidentals vary widely, depending on their marital status, quality-of-life expectations, and housing arrangements. For example, the price of lunch is between EUR 5-10, so the monthly costs of living may vary between EUR 300-600.
The FIT BUT financial aid program ensures that education at BUT is accessible to all qualified candidates regardless of their financial circumstances. BUT provides financial aid to students in whose case the tuition and fees would exceed the available financial means of their families. Financial need is the difference between the price of attending FIT BUT and a family’s ability to pay that price, which is determined using the parents’ tax returns for the previous 2 years provided with the application as part of the application process. The remaining needs, if any, are addressed using an FIT BUT scholarship, research assistance, benefit scholarship etc.
Refund of the paid tuition fee if passing all the courses enrolled in the semester with semester grade average (SGA)
Applicants for degree programmes given in the English language are required simultaneously:
The deadline for application and payment of the admission fee is April 15 of the year preceding the first academic year of the study (see general info).
The FIT BUT Study Office will contact applicants and provide them with detailed information on further steps within two weeks after the application deadline. The applicants might be asked to have up to 2 hours of Skype interviews as a part of the quality assessment procedure. The interview may include questions about prerequisites or programming skills (see Admission procedure rules, Annex 1.).
Applicants will be informed about the results of the admission procedure until May 15. Successful candidates will be asked to pay the tuition fee per return on the basis of which they will be accepted for study.
* The copyright project in IT (technical report + source codes) will only be used for the purposes of evaluating the quality of the candidate for the MGMe study and will not be published anywhere else.
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 2019/2020 will be open starting from April 2019. 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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