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Find yourself in architecture. Apply for the Master’s Programme in Architecture and Urban Design at the Brno University of Technology.

Architecture and Urban Design

Programme Overview

Carve out a future as an independent architect with your own unique a peculiar vision. During the two-year master's programme, you'll explore your own creative approach and focus on excelling in your fields of interest. Under the guidance of experienced, award-winning tutors, you'll deepen your humanist knowledge understanding of humanistic topics, hone your technical and practical skills, and sharpen your critical thinking. All this at a progressive department in one of the best student cities in Europe. Moreover, Faculty of Architecture, Brno University of Technology has been selected among the best 230 universities in the field worldwide by QS Ranking.

Level of study: Master’s
Lenght: 2 years, full-time study
Language: English
Title: Ing. arch
Tuition fee: 4,200 EUR per year
Start date: September 2023


Application deadline: 31.3.2023 [ download the applicant brochure ]


FAir costs
Studying at the Faculty of Architecture can fit your student budget: from the possibility of scholarships towards tuition fees to the low cost-of-living in Brno and affordable, reliable public transportation, we aim to make sure that cost is not a factor in your decision to attend.
FAvourite topics
The course of study includes progressive topics such as sustainability and climate resilience, social spaces, and multi-family residential development.
FAmily environment
The strong sense of community at the Faculty of Architecture creates an inspiring, friendly environment, cultivates student potential, and builds a powerful network within the architecture field.
FAbulous city
Brno is a street-safe, vibrant student city with a striking alternative art scene. If that's not enough, cultural metropolises like Vienna, Prague, and Berlin are just next door.

Explore what architecture can do

The programme creates space for students' self-realisation, focusing on innovative approaches as well as conceptual and critical thinking. Our students have the chance to learn from best-in-field architects, who guide them towards becoming creative experts within the broad range of complexity found in the architecture profession.

Study sustainable buildings with the help of FA graduate Marek Obtulovic, founder of Vietnamese-Czech studio ODDO.

Discover new trends together with Polish architect Romea Muryn and Portuguese Director and Cinematographer Francisco Lobo.

Explore the work method of Dutch architects Servie Boetzkes and Gabriel Pena.

Complete a research documentary with Productive Landscapes.

Compete with your work at the competition held every semester by the SOFA Student Association.

Learn from Polish architect Szymon Rozwalka, Swiss professor Ivan Kolecek, and many more.

Unleash your talent. We've got you covered.

At FA VUT, we make sure that our students are well taken care of so they can focus on their personal development.

Individual attention: We focus on each student individually to make sure everyone can maximise their potential.

Moving and housing: International students are given priority in the dormitories, where meals are also provided. If necessary, we will also assist you with transport

Documentation: We’ll help you with visa processing, insurance, and other formalities.

Peer support: The Student Community of the Faculty of Architecture supports newcomers, organises events, and is ready to help you at any time.

[ find out more in our handy guide ]

Get the most out of your student life.

Brno regularly tops student opinion rankings, proving how friendly, accessible, and appealing its student amenities are.

Vibrant cultural scene. In Brno, everyone gets a cultural experience, be it a classical event such as ballet or opera, a live concert, or the alternative scene, which is firmly rooted in the city. Soak it all in!

Everything is within striking distance. Do you want to explore more of Europe? From Brno, it’s 1.5 hours to Vienna, two hours to Bratislava, four hours to Budapest, and 2.5 hours to Prague. Travel safe!

Student vibe. Brno has one of the highest proportions of students in the Czech Republic, at around 20 percent of the population. It's easy to make friends here, perhaps in one of the wide variety of bars and clubs or restaurants? Cheers!

It's cheap! And it’s safe! Czechia is one of the safest countries in the world, and the relatively low cost-of-living in Brno makes it an affordable option for students. Plus, Brno has an excellent public transport system. Go anywhere!


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How to apply?

1. Submit your qualifications.

Your bachelor qualification must meet the requirements of the EC Directive 2005/36/EC, Article 46 on the training of architects. Your qualification can be proved within the admission process if you provide your diploma and diploma supplement.

2. Pass the admissions exam.

Get as many points as you can on the admissions exam. Admission exam consist of portfolio submission and online interview.

3. Prove your language skills.

Present a B2 English language certificate from an accredited institution. Applicants who studied for their bachelor's degree in English are exempt from this requirement.

The application fee for the academic year 2023/2024 is 30.- EUR.

Don't forget to check complete rules and requirements for admissions to the master's programme at the Faculty of Architecture of the Brno University of Technology for the academic year 2023/2024.