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STUDY ABROAD FAIR
25.10.2011
Study Abroad Fair is a fair of noncommercial as well as commercial options of studying abroad. The institutions will present what they offer to the young audience, furthermore Czech students, who have already spent their semester or two abroad, will share with the coming people their experience. Study Abroad Fair is an unique chance to gather information from different institutions in one day under one roof.
Place: New Building CTU (FA, FIT), Dejvice Campus (Thákurova 9)
Organizer: International Affairs Department, Rectorate of CTU in Prague, International Student Club CTU in Prague, o.s.
Contact person: Pavel Kabourek, studyabroadfair(at)isc.cvut.cz
More information: www.isc.cvut.cz/saf
Orientation week 2010
12.-18.9.2011
The International Student Club is organizing an Orientation Week for 451 new exchange students, beginning on September 12th. All exchange students are advised to participate, in order to settle in before classes begin on September 19th. During this week, international students are introduced to the CTU educational system and are given information for their stay in the Czech Republic. They are helped to register for their courses, they meet Czech and international students, discover Prague during treasure hunt Prague Discovery Game, make some trips, and generally settle in before the semester.

A Min Tjoa

Prof. A Min Tjoa awarded an honorary doctorate
31.1.2011
On January 31st Prof. Dr. A Min Tjoa, Visiting Professor at NII had been awarded the honorary doctoral degree (Doctor Honoris causa) of the Czech Technical University in Prague for his scientific contributions in the field of databases, data warehousing, semantic web, and IT-securrity.

Arkos

5. - 6.4.2011
A FORUM ON BUILDING DIFFERENTLY
The international forum focused on sustainable architecture and construction was held at the beginning of April in Prague and tried to react on actual topics of limited resources on Earth.
This first forum in the annual series was centred on three key events: a keynote introductory lecture by architect Françoise-Hélène Jourda; an exhibition “Global Award for Sustainable Architecture” produced by the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine in Paris; and finally, a Study Day, bringing together the leading European experts in the field.
 
More information here and www.arkosforum.com  
Orientation Week
09.09.2010
The International Student Club is organizing an Orientation Week for 444 new exchange students, beginning on September 9th. All exchange students are advised to participate, in order to settle in before classes begin on September 16th.
Conference on IP
13.-14.09.2010 at the National Technical Library
CTU in Prague, the Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic and the British Embassy in Prague are organising the Prague Summer Conference on IP & Innovation, the opening conference of the Central European Branch Based Innovation Support Project, under the auspices of the rector of CTU in Prague.
Programme and registration
Free of charge for participants from CTU in Prague.
Klaus
President of the Republic to meet students
23.02.2010
On Tuesday, February 23rd, the president of the Czech Republic, Václav Klaus, visited the Prague 6 city district. His visit included the National Technical Library, on the Dejvice campus of CTU. At 3 p.m., in the Balling Hall on the ground floor of the library, the president met and had a discussion with students of the universities based in Prague 6.
Orientation week 2010
8.-14.2.2010
Every year, the Czech Technical University hosts exchange students from all round the world, and this term is no exception. There are 215 newly-arrived exchange students for the summer semester, and they were all welcomed in Prague by the Orientation Week that is traditionally organized by the International Student Club and the CTU International Office.
 
Scrivener
19.01.2010
At a ceremony at the Bethlehem Chapel on January 19th, 2010, a doctorate honoris causa was awarded to Prof. Karen Scrivener, from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne. Prof. Scrivener is the director and the driving force behind Nanocem, a large consortium that brings together researchers and companies interested in fundamental research on the nanoscience of cement and concrete.
Kaiser
19.01.2010
At a ceremony at the Bethlehem Chapel on January 19th, 2010 a doctorate honoris causa was awarded to Prof. Hans Kaiser. In addition to his distinguished work as an applied mathematician at the Vienna University of Technology, Prof Kaiser has worked extensively in establishing international study opportunities, lifelong learning, teacher education, and European and international dimension to university education in engineering.
14.12.2009
Medical studies are soon to start with the MARS scanner, a revolutionary CT scanner developed by the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. The scanner, which incorporates technology developed at the world's leading particle physics research centre, CERN, was recently shipped to research partners in North America. Today a student from Canterbury arrives in North America to use the scanner to study heart disease. This development puts the technology, known as Medipix, firmly on the path to saving lives.
Kohoutková
25.11.2009
After more than 300 years of existence, CTU in Prague’s oldest faculty, the Faculty of Civil Engineering, has for the first time elected a female dean. Prof. Ing. Alena Kohoutková, CSc takes up the post in February 2010. Between studying at the faculty and joining its staff, Prof Kohoutková worked for nine years at the Project Institute for Development of the Capital City of Prague. Read more »

National Technical Library opened
November 2009
The new National Technical Library opened, as planned, on 09. 09. 2009. This is considered to be just about the finest piece of architecture to be erected in Prague in modern times. Read more »
New university building progresses under student surveillance
November 2009
A major new university building is being constructed beside the present-daybuilding of the Faculty of Architecture. The Faculty of Architecture will move into the new building in the summer semester of 2010/2011.
Read more »
first batch of students
October 2009
The Faculty of Information Technologies, the eighth faculty of CTU in Prague, opened its doors to its first batch of students in September 2009. A total of 469 students registered for the first year of studies. Read more »
CTU in Prague improves its international ranking
London/Prague October 10, 2009
According to the latest ranking in the Times Higher Education Supplement, the Czech Technical University in Prague appears in 394th place. This is the first time that the university has ranked in the Top 400 universities in the world, out of more than eight thousand universities worldwide. The best ranked Czech university, Charles University, ranked 229th, and no other Czech university was placed among the Top 400 universities.

The THES ranking of technical universities was published at the same time. Here, the Czech Technical University in Prague moved up to 171st place, which is an improvement of more than 50 places on the previous year’s ranking. Read full article.
10 years of ISC
8 October 2009
The International Student Club at CTU celebrated the tenth anniversary of its foundation on October 8th. In just ten years, ISC has established itself as an internationally known innovator that has enriched the study stays of large numbers of Erasmus and exchange students.
NTL
9 September 2009
The ninth day of the ninth month of 2009 was an auspicious day, as it marks the opening of the new National Technical Library on the Dejvicka campus belonging to the Czech Technical University in Prague and the Institute of Chemical Technology.
The foundation stone for FA
June 30th, 2009
The foundation stone for a major new building on the main Dejvice campus of CTU in Prague was laid on June 30th, 2009, in a ceremony attended by Prof.  Ing. Václav Havlíček, CSc., rector of the university, by Prof. Ing. Vlastimil Růžička, CSc., deputy Minister of Education, Youth and Sport, by university managers and representatives of the construction company and other guests. The new building is located between the Faculty of Civil Engineering, the new National Technical Library and the Students’ House, and will provide a home for the Faculty of Architecture. The new building is the biggest building investment of CTU in the last 25 years. 
fti
22 April 2009
The proposal to open a new Faculty of Information Technology was approved on April 22nd, 2009. The faculty will be officially opened as from July 1st. It is now accepting applications for students entering the first year of its bachelor programme. 500 students will be accepted on the basis of their school-leaving results to enter the faculty in September 2009.
Initially, the faculty will offer only a 3-year bachelor study programme, taught in Czech. Master and doctoral programmes are being prepared. It is expected that study programmes will in due course be offered in English language. 
Optika a optometrie
February 2009
The faculties of CTU recognise the need to keep reviewing the study programmes. While some students still want to take traditional engineering programmes, others are looking for programmes with a more modern approach. The developments in new programmes summarised below show a shift toward information sciences, risk engineering and safety systems, medical applications of exact sciences, nuclear sciences and technologies, and greater emphasis on management.
Hansch
31.03 - 1.04.2009
Thanks to its good relations with Honeywell, CTU in Prague had the honor to participate for a second time in the Honeywell Nobel Laureate Series. Prof. Theodor W. Hänsch, Nobel Prize laureate for Physics in 2005, gave a talk for students and for the academic community, and he also led a seminar on quantum physics, his field of specialisation. The record of his public lecture PASSION FOR PRECISION will be available at http://hansch.cvut.cz.
ČVUT kolaz
The Times/Prague October 2008.
The Times newspaper published its yearly QS World University ranking list on its website (see source below). This year, for the first time, the Czech Technical University in Prague is ranked among the top 500 world universities. The current ranking is identified as 401st to 500th, without further specification. Among the top 500 there are just two Czech universities, the other being Charles University, which usually ranks in better than 300th position (currently at 261). Read full article
17ESC
15 - 19 February 2009
The 17th European Student Convention took place at the Czech Technical University in Prague from February 15th-19th, 2009. The Convention was a part of official Czech European Presidency Program. The main theme of this year’s European Student Convention was Student Empowerment through Participation at National, Continental and Global Level.

Photo
16 October 2008
A group of students from Czech Technical University in Prague succeeded in applying for participation in SSETI (The Student Space Exploration and Technology Initiative). The program was established by a European Space Agency in 2000. The application was submited with the support of CTU Vice-Rector Jaroslav Kuba. The group has participated in the project called SWARM.

Journées Numération
30 May 2008
The Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering of CTU in Prague hosted an international mathematics conference Jurnées Numeration between 26 and 30 May 2008.
WTS
26 March 2008
Research and Development Centre (RDC) at CTU organized the first of the series of presentations focused on modern trends in telecommunications called Wednesday Talk Series (WTS).
memorandum
02 February 2008
The rectors of three Prague universities, Václav Havlíček  from the Czech Technical University in Prague, Jan Hron from the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague and Josef Koubek from the Institute of Chemical Technology Prague, have signed the Memorandum of Intellection.
Czech no. 1 search engine's lectures at CTU
11 December 2007
Seznam.cz, the most visited Czech web portal in cooperation with CTU's Tripod project presented another of the lectures regarding portal technologies in practice.

International conference
30 November 2007
A conference called Universities and their economic development was held on the premises of the Faculty of Transportation Sciences on Friday, 30 November 2007.

EuroSportLand 2007
22 - 25 November 2007
Competing for the first time in the intercontinental universities competition in Milan, the CTU sports teams were phenomenally successful.

rektor ČVUT V. Havlíček s rektorem SNU Jang-Moo Lee
19 November 2007
University rectors Václav Havlíček and Joan-Moo Lee affixed their signatures to an agreement between the Czech Technical University and Seoul National University, Republic of Korea.


Jan Opletal prize
17 November 2007
In the framework of the Students’ Day celebrations on November 17th, the Jan Opletal prize for 2007 was awarded to Dr. Ing. Jaroslav Kuba, Ph.D., vice-rector for student affairs and marketing of CTU in Prague.

SITRONICS
11 November 2007
On Thursday 11th November 2007, Boris Šimák, a dean of Faculty of Electrical Engineering, introduced a presentation of the SITRONICS centre.

Ing. Zbynek Frolik, Linet
24 October 2007
Zbyněk Frolík, a CTU graduate and founder and director of Linet, began a series of seminars aimed at motivating students.

Cisco Systems
24 October 2007
The Cisco Systems and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering organised a presentation under the title Cisco University Student Forum.

Secrets of Search
Secrets of Search
8 October 2007
Douglas Merrill, Google, vice president for engineering, gave a talk on "Secrets of Search" at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering CTU.
Record of Secrets of Search

FUSION EXPO Prague 2007
FUSION EXPO Prague 2007
11-12 June 2007
European itinerant exhibition held at the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, under the auspices of EFDA, introduced the scientific and technical feasibility of fusion power. More about ITER »

prof. Ivo Babuska
Ivo Babuska Doctor honoris causa of the CTU
05 June 2007
Professor Ivo Babuska, leading international authority on the mathematical analysis of finite element techniques, received the title Doctor honoris causa of the Czech Technical University in Prague. About professor Babuska »Viderecord » | Fotogalerie »

Vinton G. Cerf
Vinton G. Cerf at CTU
5 April 2007
Vice president and chief Internet evangelist for Google, architect of the Internet Dr. Vinton G. Cerf gave a talk at CTU in Prague.

Annual General Meeting
Annual General Meeting 2007 in Prague
22 - 25 March 2007
Annual General Meeting, the decision-making body of the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) was held at the Czech Technical University in Prague.  


Doctor honoris causa
CTU Doctors honoris causa
17 January 2007
On the occasion of the CTU 300th anniversary, the title Doctor honoris causa of the Czech Technical University in Prague was awarded to Stuart E. Graham, Josef Kittler, and Vaclav Klaus.

lineární spalovací motor
Doktorandus Price for Innovation Awarded to CTU
19 November 2007
Stepan Obdrzalek from the Department of Cybernetics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering of CTU has been awarded the prestigious Česká hlava DOCTORANDUS prize for innovative research work.

Horst Störmer, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics in 1998
H. Störmer, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics, at CTU in Prague
19 - 20 January 2007
Honeywell Nobel Initiative in association with CTU in Prague presented a lecture of Nobel Physics laureate Dr. Horst L. Störmer "Small Wonders - the World of Nanoscience.

lineární spalovací motor
New sophisticated linear combustion engine
September 2006
An innovative structure of the combustion engine based on straight-line movement transformed into electrical power is under development at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague.

S.Toyoda, zakladatel firmy Toyota
Shoichiro Toyoda
16 May 2006
On May 16, 2006, Dr.  Shoichiro Toyoda, promoter of the Toyota Motor Corp., received an honorary doctorate from the Czech Technical University in Prague, CR.