Studying at TBU


Tomas Bata University in Zlín (TBU) offers a wide range of courses that reflect the latest trends of higher education in Europe and in the world. Our aim, which is based on the Bata philosophy, is to educate graduates who have acquired the essential skills they need to develop successful careers in an international environment. Every year, several hundred students from Europe, America, Asia and Africa study in Zlín; as well as our students are offered an opportunity to spend a part of their studies at some of our partner universities situated all over the world.

The University lays great emphasis on the development of internationalization. International students study at TBU in degree programmes accredited in Czech or English to get their Bachelor's, Master's or doctoral degree, in exchange programmessummer schools, etc. (see the menu on the right).

Our student body is multicultural and comes from more than 40 countries worldwide, creating a valuable environment for intercultural interaction, knowledge sharing and an enriching experience for all. In addition, a student organization - Buddy System Zlín - exists in Zlín, that takes care of international students, helps them with everyday activities and makes their days at TBU easier and more pleasant.

In 2012, a prestigious certificate - ECTS Label - was awarded to TBU by the European Commission. The ECTS Label is the most significant European certificate awarded in the sphere of tertiary education and is recognized as a proof of high quality of the higher education institution.

TBU International Stories

Watch the stories of international students at Tomas Bata University!

Lamin from Gambia

Ji from Taiwan

Maxim from Russia

Lamin, Ji and Maxim