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"The only way to create great architecture is to think of it as a journey, not a destination." -Bjarke Ingels

Architecture and Urban Design

Programme Overview

Start the journey to your future as an architect with your own unique vision - welcome to our Bachelor Program in Architecture and Urban Design. During the four-year bachelor's programme, you'll explore your own creative approach and focus on excelling in your fields of interest. Our program provides an in-depth guidance of experienced, award-winning tutors, you'll deepen your knowledge in the theoretical, technical, and professional aspects of architecture and urban design. Our program is founded on an intensive studio experience and innovative digital spaces for collaboration and an exchange of ideas.
You will hone your practical skills, and sharpen your critical thinking. All this in the heart of Europe, in one of the best student cities where you can meet many peers from other BUT faculties and universities. 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: Bachelor’s
Lenght: 4 years, full-time study
Language: English
Title: Bc.
Tuition fee: 3,800 EUR per year
Start date: September 2024
Max. capacity of the programme: 20 people


Application deadline: 16.2.2024


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 development with the help of top Czech and European architects, who are involved in our educational process.

Get future oriented mindset in interdisciplinary projects with a wide range of external experts.

Discover new trends together with students from all over the world.

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, renowned Czech architect Marek Štěpán, and many more.

Get into the nooks of urban planning with the professors at our Department of Urban Design.

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

Student vibe. Brno has one of the highest concentration of students in the Czech Republic, around 20 percent of the population in Brno are students. It's easy to make friends here, perhaps in one of the wide variety of cafés, 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.

You will need a certificate of secondary education, and a certificate of recognition is also necessary.

2. Pass the admission exam.

Get as many points as you can on the admission exam. The admission exam consists of three day homework and online interview.

3. Prove your language skills.

Present a B2 English language certificate from an accredited institution.

The application fee for the academic year 2024/2025 is 30.- EUR.

Don't forget to check the complete rules and requirements for admissions to the bachelor's programme at the Faculty of Architecture of the Brno University of Technology for the academic year 2024/2025.