Czech Technical University in Prague
We provide high-quality university education through an extensive portfolio of primarily
engineering branches of study, conduct basic and applied research and numerous
scientific projects with great emphasis on industrial use and applications. We cooperate
closely with both domestic and foreign-based institutions.
We educate dynamic future experts, scientists and managers who will be flexible in
adapting to the requirements of the market.
The Czech Technical University in Prague was established on the initiative of Josef
Christian Willenberg, on the basis of a foundation deed signed by Emperor Joseph
I and dated 18 January, 1707.
In the 2012/2013 academic year, about 24 000 students studied at CTU, and about 1,500
academic workers taught and carried out research at the university.
From the Academic Senate and the governing body of the Czech Technical University in Prague
The Academic Senate and the governing body of CTU in Prague express their deep concern about the escalating internal political developments in Ukraine. We reject all attempts to resolve this political crisis through the use of force. We call for an immediate stop to violence and for renewed negotiations. We also express our grief for all the victims of the unrest and our sympathy to the bereaved.
Prague, 20 February 2014
Contact person for the media:
MUDr. Ing. Vítězslav Kříha, Ph.D.,
President of the Academic Senate of CTU in Prague
tel.: 224 352 330