Find out why FCH BUT belongs among the top schools
- Chemistry is no longer a synonym for a boring high-school subject. There is no doubt that our study programmes and branches reflect modern high-tech trends and they aim for the future.
- Understanding the theory is not the only valuable asset; we believe that practice makes perfect. That is why the faculty promotes the practical application of knowledge through regular work in a lab and individual research projects.
- Our students benefit from modern lecture halls and laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment. Materials Research Center is something we are extremely proud of.
- We are part of the second oldest technical university in the Czech Republic, going back more 150 years. On campus, you only meet with qualified and accomplished experts.
- Modern teaching methods are our primary focus. Naturally, all study materials are available online.
- 100% of our students get a job, either in the Czech Republic or abroad, right after graduation. That is pretty impressive, right?
- We do not force our students to stay in the lab all the time. They have many opportunities to participate in various international traineeships, conferences, excursions and other events.
- We love to reward our students for their achievements and we offer them several scholarships.
- Students have our support when it comes to gaining international experience. Languages, international exchange and traineeships are an integral part of the study at the faculty.
- The faculty is located on a campus. You will be close to lecture halls, study rooms and the library. A single location concentrates everything from student halls of residence to cultural and sporting activities.
What can I study at FCH BUT and how can I benefit from my studies in future?
The faculty offers several study branches (from the chemistry of foodstuffs to environmental protection) in bachelor, master and doctoral programmes. Multidisciplinarity is our top priority. During your study at the faculty, you will get familiar not only with chemistry, but also with physics, biology, mathematics and foreign languages. This is one of the reasons why our graduates are so successful in their careers both in the Czech Republic and abroad. They are qualified to work as production personnel as well as in the top management positions, sometimes even outside the chemistry field.
How difficult is to pass the entrance exam? What are my chances?
Even though the number of young people applying for the study keeps growing every year, we try to give a chance to as many of them as possible. In the past three years, we accepted 700 students from approximately 900 applicants. Please read more details about the admission procedure.
When and how do I apply?
The deadline for applications for the next academic year is on 31 March. Click on our guide that helps you in the admission process.
Can I have a tour around the faculty?
Twice a year (in February and December), we organize open door days for anyone interested in the study at the faculty. We can assure that our door is always open, in case you cannot attend these events.
How time-consuming is the study at the faculty?
The faculty employs the credit system (ECTS). The academic year is divided into two semesters. Apart from lectures and practical classes / seminars, students also work in labs. In combined study programmes, lab work is usually organized during the weekends. The study is similarly demanding to other technical faculties. However, the pace of fourth and fifth‑year students is slightly slower.
Is there an accommodation facility at FCH BUT?
One of the greatest advantages of the study at FCH BUT is the possibility of accommodation in the residence hall Pod Palackého vrchem, located directly on the campus. There is usually a sufficient capacity of privately owned accommodation as well. For more information please see the Halls of residence and dining services website.
Where do I eat and drink?
Because the faculty has its own cafeteria and a snack bar, you do not need to leave the building every time you get hungry or thirsty.
Are there any computers available to students?
The faculty offers modern equipment, including several computer rooms for students. The faculty library has computers as well.
Does the faculty have sporting facilities?
CESA is the organization that operates the largest university sports grounds in the Czech Republic. Sports enthusiasts can choose from 42 specializations on 5 different levels, also from a number of courses, seminars and training.
Can I get financial support from the university?
We love to help students in every way possible. Our students can be granted the outstanding study results scholarship, scholarship for students in difficult social situations, scholarship in exceptional cases or scholarship to support studies abroad.
Can I go abroad while studying at FCH BUT?
The faculty is involved in many international programmes, such as ERASMUS+, and cooperates with many foreign universities. If you meet all the requirements, it is very easy to gain international experience.
Responsibility: Ing. Jan Brada