Czech Technical University in Prague (ČVUT)

The Czech Technical University in Prague is among the oldest technical universities in Europe. Today it has 8 faculties with more than 23,000 students. Every year, the Czech Technical University offers a choice of about 128 study programs that train students in 453 specialties.

In 2017, a number of ČVUT's study programs were included in the world ranking by the influential British consulting firm Quacquarelli Symonds.

ČVUT is the largest and oldest technical university in Europe. 


Official name:
České vysoké učení technické v Praze


Type of university: state

Language of instruction: Czech

Faculties: 8

Specialties: 30+

Number of years of study: 4-9 years

Training program:
bachelor's, master's, doctoral studies

Czech Technical University is an excellent choice if you want to get a technical education abroad. The national rating of the technical university among other higher educational institutions in this area is very high. It is not very difficult to enroll in a specialty. The only requirement is a high level of knowledge of the Czech language.

The Czech Technical University (ČVUT) in Prague was founded in the early 18th century. And if then he was needed to teach the "art of engineering" to only a few people, today it is a real technical world, in which there are more than 22,000 students from different countries.

Thanks to its active research activities, the university occupies a serious position in the European market of educational services. In the THES-QS world university ranking, ČVUT ranks 121st in the category of technical sciences, 246th in the category of natural sciences.

Faculties of the University

Faculty of Civil Engineering

  • Civil engineering;
  • Construction;
  • Architecture and construction;
  • Geodesy and cartography;
  • Metrology.

It is not yet possible to apply for participation in the " Stage Technologies " program . This app will be available from February 1, 2023.

Entrance exams: Math test (for all programs except "Architecture and Construction").

The entrance exams for Architecture and Construction consist of two parts: a math test and an architecture exam.

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanical engineering;
  • Theoretical foundations of mechanical engineering;
  • Production and economics in mechanical engineering.

Entrance exams: Math and physics test.

Faculty of Electrical Engineering

  • Electrical engineering, power engineering and management;
  • Electronics and communications;
  • Medical electronics and bioinformatics;
  • Cybernetics and robotics;
  • Open Computer Science;
  • Open electronic systems;
  • Software engineering and technology.

Entrance exams: Math test.

Faculty of Nuclear Physics and Engineering

  • Mathematical Engineering;
  • Mathematical computer science;
  • Information physics;
  • Software Engineering;
  • Applied Computer Science;
  • Nuclear engineering;
  • Dosimetry of ionizing radiation;
  • Experimental nuclear physics and elementary particle physics;
  • Radiological equipment;
  • Engineering of solids;
  • Diagnostics of materials;
  • Physics and technology of controlled thermonuclear fusion;
  • Physical electronics;
  • Laser and measuring equipment;
  • Physical equipment;
  • Nuclear chemical engineering.

Faculty of Architecture

  • Architecture and urban planning;
  • Design (industrial design).

Applications are submitted until November 30.

Entrance exams: In the 1st round, drawing and spatial imagination are evaluated mainly, the general overview and prerequisites for learning are determined by the faculty test and the SCIO tests. A successful applicant is not required to pass the 2nd round, which takes place in the form of an interview and homework assignment.

Faculty of Transport

  • Automation and computer science;
  • Transport systems and equipment;
  • Intelligent transport systems;
  • Air transport;
  • Management and economics in transport and telecommunications;
  • Professional pilot;

Technological maintenance and repair of aviation equipment.

Application deadline: until March 31, 2023.

Faculty of Biomedical Engineering

  • Biomedical engineering;
  • Computer science and cybernetics in healthcare;
  • Optics and optometry;
  • Radiological care;
  • Physical therapy;
  • Medical Emergency services;
  • Laboratory diagnostics in healthcare;
  • Safety and protection of the population.

Entrance exams: Biology and physics tests.

Faculty of Information Technology

  • Theoretical computer science;
  • Computer engineering;
  • Software development;
  • Information technology;
  • Web and Multimedia;

Information systems and management.

Fill out the application by March 31, 2023.

The entrance exam will take place in the form of a written math test.

Masarikov Institute of Higher Studies (MUVS)

Bachelor's degree studies at the Masaryk Institute of Higher Education are designed in such a way that students acquire an extensive knowledge base that will allow them to continue their further studies or find practical application. ČVUT MÚVS also offers professional bachelor's degree programs that allow you to directly acquire the prerequisites for performing a specific profession - mainly pedagogical studies.

  • Economics and Management
  • Teaching practical training and vocational training
  • Economics and Management

Entrance Exams: Pass the NSZ SCIO National Comparative exam in Mathematics and English.

The official statistics of the universities of ČVUT, ČZU and others reads: after the 1st year, up to 40% of students are expelled. The most common reason is an insufficient level of knowledge of the Czech language.

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Basic conditions for admission to the Czech Technical University:

  • Proof of completed secondary/higher education;
  • Certificate proving the level of Czech language proficiency not lower than B2;
  • Successful completion of the entrance examination (depending on the faculty).

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What a foreign applicant needs for admission

According to (Czech publication), every tenth student at a Czech university is a foreigner. A foreign applicant can study free of charge and under the same conditions as Czech students if the language of instruction is Czech. It is only necessary to show proof of language proficiency at the B2 level.

Where students of a public university live

ČVUT has 8 dormitories, where accommodation costs from 2,258 CZK for a double room. Most of them are close to the metro, but still in a quiet part of the city. The dormitories have a lounge, gymnasium and laundry facilities. Students can cook in the equipped kitchen or eat in the canteen and cafes that are nearby.

Prospects of graduates

There is a bright and rich cultural and sports life at CVUT. The university has its own choir, as well as a symphony and chamber orchestra. They give concerts not only for ČVUT, but also actively participate in the cultural life of Prague. Here you will find both mainstream sports (soccer, badminton, skiing, tennis, volleyball, swimming) and sports that are not so common (beach volleyball, bowling, archery, golf, squash). In total, there are about 40 sports that you can participate in.

This point is extremely important for a student thinking about their future. "We have no unemployed students," the rector of ČVUT said confidently in an interview with And this is a true statement, considering the university's partners, which are well-known companies: NOEN, Škoda, NET4GAS, ICE Industrial Services, PWC and others. The doors of each of them are open for graduates of technical specialties. Also, students of CHUT have an opportunity to study for a semester or two in the best universities of the world within the Erasmus+ program.

The university's cooperation with large companies gives its graduates a great advantage. Prague Education Center in its article described a large-scale study by Charles University on the employment prospects of Czech university graduates. For example, 99% of graduates of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at ČVUT are employed, with an average salary of 47,444 crowns (≈ 1,824 euros). 96.8% of graduates of the Faculty of Civil Engineering are employed with an average salary of 32,623 crowns (≈ 1,254 euros). The full table of employment prospects for graduates of leading Czech universities can be found here.

Being a student at the Czech Technical University in Prague is prestigious, and Prague Education Center can help you become one. We offer not only Czech language courses, but also specialized training for technical specialties.

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