Czech Technical University (České vysoké učeni technické v Praze) - CTU

Local Coordinator: Ing Jan Požár

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The Czech Technical University is Prague (CTU) is the oldest technical university in Central Europe, and the largest in the Czech Republic. The university was founded in 1707, and nowadays has over 23 000 students. Study programmes are offered in a wide range of fields of engineering, as well as architecture, management and economics. Research is a critically important aspect of the university’s work. There are 1 800 full-time and part-time PhD students, and all bachelor and master level students are required to work on projects and present their findings. Most of the fields of engineering that seem particularly attractive and important at the beginning of the 21st century are strongly represented at CTU, for example, computing, robotics, automatic, control, materials engineering, biomedical engineering, environmental engineering, telecommunications. Offering study programmes that make graduates highly employable is an important priority of the university