Universities

The role of the South Moravian capital city is further strengthened by Brno’s important position in higher education – with 6 public and 7 private universities comprising thirty faculties is the second largest centre of higher education in the Czech Republic. Moreover, having some 70,000 university students, Brno has the highest rate of university students on the total number of residents.

Tab. 3: Brno Universities

University

Number of students

Number of graduates

Public

Masaryk University

31,667

7,407

Brno University of Technology

19,240

5,227

Mendel University Brno

8,743

2,536

University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno

2,878

527

University of Defence in Brno

1,622

508

Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno

660

237

Private

Newton College (Business and Management)

855

200

Sting Academy (private university of economics)

890

200

Karel Engliš College (Business and Management)

399

170

Brno International Business School (Economics and Business)

300

57

Pan-European University (Economics)

50

27

Frank Dyson Institute (Real Estate)

n. a.

n. a.

The College of Regional Development (Economics and Management)

n. a.

n. a.

Total

67,304

17,096

Source: Annual Reports 2017; approximate data

Tab. 4: Brno Universities – students in chosen sectors

Sector

Number of students

Number of graduates

Economics, business and management

11,745

3,196

Natural sciences

10,306

2,479

Civil engineering and architecture

5,069

1,449

Engineering

4,671

1,239

Medicine

4,817

846

IT

4,233

914

Electronics

3,190

786

Pharmacy

868

154

Source: Annual Reports 2017; approximate data

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