About TBU

Tomas Bata University in Zlín (TBU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Zlin, Czech Republic. The higher education institution was founded not so long ago — in 2001 — which is why it is considered one of the youngest in the country. TBU is a part of European University Association (EUA), Magna Chartum Universitatum, Danube Rectors' Conference (DRC), European Federation of National Engineering Associations (FEANI).

The university is ranked number 1111 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

At TBU, you can get a bachelor, master and doctorate degree in different fields of study.

Zlin, Czech Republic
Establishment year
International students
Acceptance rate
Rating QS 2023

TBU tuition fees

The academic calendar at TBU is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Czech Republic. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. The Czech Republic offers public university students a free education in the Czech language. To be admitted to such programs, you should know the Czech language at least at a B2 level. For English programs at TBU, tuition fees start from 1,849 USD per year. Thanks to financial support programs, students have the opportunity to fully or partially cover the cost of education. The exact cost of programs and information on the availability of scholarships can be found on the website of the university.

Also, be prepared for additional expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Financial Aidallowances and other types of social assistance
Bachelorcitizens and foreigners
2,199 USD/year
Mastercitizens and foreigners
1,995 USD/year
Doctoratecitizens and foreigners
1,849 USD/year

Bachelor degree at TBU

In order to enter an undergraduate program at TBU, you must successfully pass the entrance exams.

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Master's degree at TBU

It is impossible to enter TBU for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 72. IELTS — 6 or higher.


TBU campus

The campus of TBU is located in Zlin. The urban campus is suitable for those students who, firstly, are used to independence, and secondly, cannot imagine their life without the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis. The university has a functioning library. In addition to educational materials in various scientific areas, it contains a collection of classical and contemporary literature. Student life at TBU is filled with intercultural activities, as not only local students study here, but also students from abroad. The exchange of knowledge and experience, networking and new acquaintances — all this is an integral part of studenthood.

Campus Type

What to do after graduation

There are many options to stay in the country after completing your studies at the university. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Detailed information can be found on the embassy website. Graduates of TBU find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
195512Tomas Bata University in ZlínCzech RepublicZlín
from  2,200 USD
to  2,265 USD
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to  2,902 USD

Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
2351Charles UniversityCzech RepublicPrague
3,199 USD
3,199 USD
5172Czech Technical University in PragueCzech RepublicPrague
4,499 USD
4,499 USD
6103Masaryk UniversityCzech RepublicBrno
2,373 USD
from  2,157 USD
to  7,549 USD
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to  3,235 USD
from  324 USD
to  3,235 USD
9525Prague University of Economics and BusinessCzech RepublicPrague
4,999 USD
4,999 USD