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.
A GREETING FROM THE RECTOR
Welcome to the Czech Technical University in Prague
For three centuries, the Czech Technical
University in Prague (CTU) has maintained
its status as a prestigious technical university.
Many scientific and technical personalities
have left their trace here, and
I am always pleased to hear that one of
our graduates has participated in some
major work or product innovation.
We continue to maintain high standards
as a leading European university, with
emphasis on high-level research-based education. At present we are educating about 24,000 future
engineers according to state-of-the-art curricula. The system of education is based on acquiring the
technical thought processes and skills that are indispensable for our society.
In future, CTU in Prague will continue to focus on developing personalities who will become leaders in various fields of technology. Due to the university’s extensive scientific and research activities with industrial applications, in cooperation with universities all over the world, our graduates are sure to find a wide range of offers in the employment market.
prof. Ing. Václav Havlíček, CSc.