Czech Technical University

EU cofunded ITEM

CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE (CVUT), founded in 1707, is one of the oldest technical universities in Europe, currently the leading technical university in the Czech Republic with eight faculties, approx. 21000 students enrolled in engineering courses. CVUT with over 2000 members of academic staff is also one of the largest research institutions in the Czech Republic.

Faculty of Biomedical Engineering of the Czech Technical University (FBME) − is the second youngest of all the faculties of CVUT. The faculty originated from the Center of Biomedical Engineering in 2005. The main focus and contribution of FBME is the interconnection of engineering methods with the fields of medicine and biology. These intentions include not only development of the scale of relevant study programs and innovative methods of teaching, but also in research. Faculty proposed and implemented the Common European Master’s Course in Biomedical Engineering (formally part of the 2009-2013 Erasmus Mundus Master's Course Program) within the international consortium, i.e. Aachen University, RWTH, DE, Trinity College Dublin (TCD), IE Ghent University (UGent) together with Free University of Brussels (VUB), Brussels, BE, University of Groningen (RuG), NL and Czech Technical University (CVUT) in Prague, CZ (see ). FBME cooperates with partners from industry, medical and scientific institutions as well as inside the university with the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics (CIIRC), founded in July 2013. This institute with its modern character, principles for invention, scientific results and their transfer into practice, as well as the educational style of the new generation of top professionals has already become a unique, model center of excellence in the Czech Republic contributing to the long-term competitiveness of CVUT internationally.