Universities

The role of the South Moravian capital city is further strengthened by Brno’s important position in higher education – with 6 public and 4 private universities comprising more than 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

31,153

7,165

Brno University of Technology

18,740

4,839

Mendel University Brno

8,459

2,308

University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno

2,834

692

University of Defence in Brno

1,495

312

Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno

693

201

Private

Newton College (Business and Management)

1,070

231

Sting Academy (private university of economics)

278

145

AMBIS (management and public administration)

1,453*

200*

Total

66,175

16,095

Source: Annual Reports 2018; approximate data; * estimated

Tab. 4: Brno Universities – students in chosen sectors

Sector

Number of students

Number of graduates

Economics, business and management

10,461

2,772

Natural sciences

10,048

2,399

Civil engineering and architecture

4,895

1,423

Engineering

4,254

1,119

Medicine

4,371

860

IT

4,218

738

Electronics

3,106

791

Pharmacy

847

203

Source: Annual Reports 2018; approximate data

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