Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic welcomes international students from all over the world.
Tomas Bata University (TBU) is a young, European and modern university, established in 1991. TBU is a lively and friendly place, where the international community makes you feel at home. The opportunity to study abroad attracts many students there every year.
What attracts so many international students to TBU? I’ll give you 10 reasons:
1. YOUNG AND PRESTIGIOUS EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY
Tomas Bata University in Zlín has been already ranked among the top universities worldwide (according to QS and THE rankings). Moreover, TBU is ranked among the top 40 universities founded after 2000.
2. EXCELLENT QUALITY OF EDUCATION
TBU provides high quality education in a broad spectrum of degree courses in all levels of study (bachelor, master and doctoral) – focusing on technical disciplines and technology, economics, arts, informatics, humanities as well as healthcare. The University provides optimal conditions: highly qualified teachers and excellent study facilities equipped with state-of-the-art technology.
3. MODERN UNIVERSITY FACILITIES
TBU has invested many millions of euros in campus development, and has fantastic facilities including laboratories, studios, a library, gym and other sports facilities, halls of residence and restaurants. Campus buildings are spread around the city, so you are only a short walk away from everything you need.
4. INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
The TBU student body consists of more than 11% international students. TBU offers many degree programmes taught in English and multiple exchange programme options. International students are supported by the International Office and by ESN Zlin – a group of enthusiastic students from all TBU faculties that take care of incoming students on a voluntary basis.
5. CITY OF GREENERY
Zlín is also known as a city in the gardens. Parks, greenery and forests will definitely fill you with a lot of energy! The city’s architectural development was a characteristic synthesis of an industrial and a garden city at the same time. A perfect place to have a rest!
6. CITY OF SPORTS
Students can take part in various activities, such as aerobics, self-defense courses, workouts in the gym, climbing mountains, and more! In addition, TBU offers Japanese swordplay (Kendo), bodybuilding, skiing, swimming, softball, squash, taekwondo, volleyball, fit-balling, badminton, tennis, table-tennis, indoor cycling or futsal, and a number of other activities.
7. THE BAŤA SPIRIT
The Baťa philosophy is to educate graduates to develop successful careers in an international environment. As Tomáš Baťa said: “Europe is not our only target. We must be able to produce graduates for the global market!” TBU will teach you the basics of entrepreneurship and encourage you to become self-reliant and responsible for your future.
8. LOW LIVING COSTS, HIGH STANDARD OF LIVING
Zlín offers a high quality of life for a great price. The cost of living in Zlín is very low in comparison to other Czech or EU cities, which allows students to live comfortably on a very small budget. Monthly cost for students is approx. EUR 350 (including accommodation and living costs).
9. EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH
With respect to the fact that the University in Zlín is also a center of science and research, achieving the world-class level in many areas, some of you may decide to pursue a career in science. TBU has excellent academic staff and technical facilities even for this purpose, comparable with other higher education institutions in Europe and overseas.
10. EASY INTEGRATION AND LIVELY SOCIAL LIFE
Student life offers many extracurricular opportunities, an important part of your study experience. At TBU in Zlín, the student community is very active and tens of events are organised by student organizations, especially the Student Union and ESN Zlin.
Whatever your interests are, you are likely to find like-minded people and the right activities for you.
Interested to explore more about Tomas Bata University in Zlín? Click here to request a brochure with more information to see if TBU is a fit for you!