University Research

The University is ranked among the top ten higher education institutions in the Czech Republic according to the longterm scientific results. Research and development (R&D) are carried out on a broad scale, ranging from fundamental to specific applied research. The Centre for Technology and Knowledge Transfer helps to link the scientific capacities of individual University workplaces to practise. Participation in numerous research projects, application-related tasks, various partnerships and clusters nationwide and internationally are a significant part of the scientific activities of the University.

The University's long-term R&D objectives are to:

  • Improve the structure of scientific disciplines and educational programmes
  • Become an open international community
  • Modernize available equipment, information technologies and services
  • Extend cooperation with domestic scientific institutions
  • Strengthen applied research in cooperation with external subjects
  • Create conditions for modern forms of cooperation with regional enterprises
  • Develop modern technologies for the fast integration of innovations into practical forms, such as technology parks and business incubators
  • Extend international scientific cooperation and foster active participation in programmes and projects at both the national and international level
  • Become an integral part of the world higher education, research and development area
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