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The Czech Technical University in Prague is one of the biggest and oldest technical universities in Europe. It was founded on the initiative of Josef Christian Willenberg on the basis of a decree issued on January 18th, 1707 by Emperor Josef I.

CTU currently has eight faculties (Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Nuclear Science and Physical Engineering, Architecture, Transportation Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Information Technology) and about 21,000 students.

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For the 2017/18 academic year, CTU in Prague is offering its students 128 study programmes within the framework of which there are 453 fields of study. CTU educates modern specialists, scientists and managers with knowledge of foreign languages, who are dynamic, flexible and can adapt quickly to the requirements of the market.

In 2017, CTU occupied the following positions in the QS World University Rankings, which include more than 4400 world universities: Civil and Structural Engineering – 51st to 100th position; Mechanical Engineering  – 151st to 200th position; Computer Science and Information Systems – 201st to 250th position; Electrical Engineering – 151st to 200th position; Mathematics – 251st to 300th position; Physics and Astronomy – 151st to 200th position; Natural Sciences – 220th position; Architecture  – 101st to 150th position, and Engineering & Technology – 201st position.

Content owner: Andrea Vondráková