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Tomas Bata University in Zlín

4.4 out of 5 (27 ratings / 19 reviews) Zlín, Czech Republic
Young and therefore progressive. Courageous in thought and action. Friendly to students and teachers. With respect to traditions and emerging trends. Enterprising and educating business. This is the Tomas Bata University in Zlín. Welcome to her!

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (1)
Social Sciences (1)



Although the independent Tomas Bata University was established on 1 January 2001, the first engineers have studied in the Czech Republic since 1960. At that time, a branch office of the Slovak Technical University was established in Zlín, where chemical and engineering technology was taught. 


  • Faculty of Technology (FT)
  • Faculty of Management and Economics (FaME)
  • Faculty of Multimedia Communications (FMC)
  • Faculty of Applied Informatics (FAI)
  • Faculty of Humanities (FHS)
  • Faculty of Logistics and Crisis Management (FLCM)


An integral part of the activities of Tomas Bata University are creative activities. In some areas, such as in polymer engineering, chemistry or automation and process control, TBU is among the world leaders. At present, several research centers operate at TBU. All of them are equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation and serve as a quality background for teaching students, for a rich scientific and research activity, and also for cooperation with companies.


Since April 2012 the Job Centre has been offering its counselling services to TBU students and graduates. At present, it offers also free career and employment counselling.Activities of the Job Centre are orientated particularly towards searching and mediating appropriate jobs for self-motivated students and graduates. It gives advice on how to write a CV or a cover letter, it organizes workshops for TBU students and graduates and the career opportunities fair – Business days, etc.

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Housing services

We offer accommodation at university dormitories to students, employees and visitors of the city . We provide quality and affordable accommodation including beds for disabled in single, double and triple rooms. The dormitories are within a 10-minute walk of the city center. We offer free internet access in the rooms, guests can also use the Internet study room, TV room or laundry room with drying rooms.

Library services

The Library and Editorial Board of TBU in Zlín acts as an advisory body to the TBU Rector, and coordinates all activities associated with operation and development of the TBU Library and TBU Editorial Centre. It articulates recommendations in the areas of librarian, informatics, and publishing activities, and submits them for review and approval to the TBU Rector’s Advisory Council.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Both gyms involve the area of a standard indoor sports ground with a high-quality non-skid surface. Equipment for sports activities such as floorball, soccer, volleyball, aerobics, yoga, martial arts, etc. is available in the gyms. The gyms include high-quality facilities with spacious dressing rooms and sanitary facilities.

Student clubs

The Student Club offers a venue for informal gatherings including the possibility of going to a separate bar. The rooms of the Club are equipped with standard tables and chairs as well as various types of armchairs for comfortable gatherings in a modern environment.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Overall experience is positive, however there are some complications for foreign students.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My faculty is very unique, because it connect people studying marketing communications with people studying many different types of design. Very good connection with the real world and companies since the first year, many options how to make our studies more interesting. A lot of workshops and presentations. And Zlin is an amazing city to study in.

TBU Zlin Experience
Julius Ogunleye rated 5 out of 5 stars

I've had a satisfying experience studying in TBU Zlin

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