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Tomas Bata University in Zlin
Tomas Bata University in Zlin


Tomáš Bati University in Zlín is, according to a number of rankings, the best regional university in the Czech Republic. Tomáš Bati University specialises in narrow cooperation with the business sector.


Zlin, Czech Republic

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About the institution

The University strives to offer specialities that meet the demands of practice. Design is developed at a high level in the Zlín region, primarily thanks to the work of the Faculty of Multimedia Communication at Tomáš Bati University.

Brief information

  • The university is named in honour of the legendary founder of the Zlín shoe factory and world-renowned entrepreneur Tomáš Baťa (1876-1932).

  • The university was opened in 2001. In the 15 years of its operation, the university has managed to take a prominent place in the Czech higher education system.

  • The university is developing in the direction of a business university, i.e. an open university that co-operates closely with local companies and transfers the results of science and research into practice.

  • Tomáš Bati University in Zlin has 10,700 students.

  • The university offers a wide range of humanities, natural sciences, technical and creative specialities at six faculties.

  • In science and research, the university has gained an international reputation in the fields of polymer engineering, chemistry, automation and process control.

  • Tomáš Bati University in Zlín is the best Czech regional university in the English university ranking of Quacquarelli Symonds.

  • The university has a high level of English language teaching and an international environment.

  • The University has opened the Centre for Applied Informatics and the Centre for Polymer Systems. - These centres conduct applied research for regional companies. The Centre for Creative Industries operates in Zlin.

Submission of applications

For creative majors of the Faculty of Multimedia Communication - until 30 November, for all other majors - until 31 March.

Faculties, directions and conditions of admission

Faculty of Multimedia Communication

The Faculty provides multidisciplinary education in the field of media, marketing and advertising. The high level of development of design and visual culture in the Zlín region is confirmed by prestigious design awards, which have been continuously awarded to local companies in recent years.


  • Marketing Communications

  • Multimedia and design

Within the speciality "Multimedia and Design" the following ateliers are taught: Shoe Design, Fashion Design, Glass Design, Digital Design, Graphic Design, Product Design, Spatial Creativity, Industrial Design, Advertising Photography.

  • Animated art

  • Audiovisual creativity

The following specialisations are taught within the Audiovisual Arts major: Camera, Directing and Scriptwriting, Editing, Sound Editing.

  • Producing

The deadline to apply for creative specialities is 30 November. You can only apply to one atelier. A CV must be sent along with the application.

The entrance exam is held in 2 rounds. The first round is a portfolio competition. The second round consists of a written exam, a creative exam and an oral exam.

The first round takes place in mid-January. Works are evaluated on the level "passed" / "failed". The second round lasts for 3 days - at the end of January.

The examination consists of:

  1. written exam for general knowledge in the field of visual culture and knowledge of the specialisation),

  2. creative examination - performance of tasks on specialisation (3 days),

  3. oral examination - the applicant's motivation, the depth of his/her interest in the speciality and general knowledge are evaluated.

The deadline to apply for Marketing Communications is 28 February.

The entrance exam is at the end of May. The entrance exam takes place in written form. The exam tests the general prerequisites for studying at the speciality of marketing communication and consists of 2 parts:

  1. general knowledge exam (literature, culture, economics and politics - general knowledge at the level of a school graduate),

  2. the exam for creativity and logical thinking (creative approach to solving communication tasks), the maximum score for this part is 50 points.

Faculty of Applied Informatics

The department teaches the application of all types of information technology. Among other things, students study automatic control, artificial intelligence, secure observation systems, intelligent buildings and communications at all levels.

Bachelor specialities

  • Information and control technologies

  • Security Technologies, Systems and Management

  • Information Technology in Administration

  • Software Engineering

  • Intelligent systems with robotics

Master's degree specialities

  • Information technology

  • Automatic control and informatics

  • Security Technologies, Systems and Management

  • Teaching Computer Science in Secondary Schools

  • Computer and Communication Systems

  • Integrated Systems in Buildings

Technical Faculty

The Faculty provides education in technological and technological-economic specialities. Above all, the profile of the Faculty is the study of polymers and their modifications, food industry, cosmetics, environmental issues and materials engineering.

Bachelor specialities

  • Materials engineering

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Polymer Materials and Technology

  • Chemistry and Food Technology

  • Fats, cosmetics and detergents technology

  • Gastronomy Technology and Management

  • Technological equipment

Master's degree specialities

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Materials Engineering

  • Polymer Engineering

  • Chemistry of Food and Bioactive Substances

  • Technology of fats, detergents and cosmetics

  • Food Technology

  • Process Equipment Design

  • Quality Management

  • Production Engineering

Faculty of Management and Economics

The Faculty trains specialists in management and marketing, enterprise economics, production and quality management, industrial engineering, finance, accounting and taxation, public administration and regional development, management in healthcare.

Bachelor specialities

  • Management and Economics

  • Economics and Management

  • Accounting and Taxation

  • Public Administration and Regional Development

  • Production and Quality Management

Master's degree specialities

  • Management and Marketing

  • Management and Marketing

  • Management and Marketing with specialisation in Design Management

  • Business Economics

  • Bussines Administration

  • Business Economics with specialisation in Tourism Economics

  • Management in Health Care

  • Industrial Engineering

  • Finance

  • Finance

  • Finance with specialisation in Financial Control

  • Public Administration and Regional Development

Faculty of Humanistic Studies

The faculty teaches pedagogical, medical and linguistic specialities.

Bachelor specialities

  • English for management activities

  • German for management activities

  • Midwifery

  • Social pedagogy

  • Primary school teacher

  • Medical nurse

  • Medical social worker

Master's degree specialities

  • Pedagogy of preschool age

  • Social pedagogy

  • Social work

Faculty of Logistics and Crisis Management

The Faculty is located in the town of Uherske Hradiste. Students receive theoretical and practical education, studying disciplines in the fields of economics, management, engineering and technology. Graduates of the Faculty are prepared to apply the acquired knowledge and skills in unexpected or crisis situations.

Bachelor specialities

  • Risk Management

  • Risk Management - Production and Logistics Systems Management profile

  • Protection of citizens

  • Environmental risk management

Master's degree specialities

  • Community safety

The speciality includes training in the following specialisations: Risk Engineering, Citizen Protection, Environmental Safety, Risk of Production and Logistics Processes



nám. T. G. Masaryka 5555 760 01 Zlín


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