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Those interested in studying who have not yet managed to submit their application have a chance at Faculty of Civil Engineering of CTU in Prague. Until 31 July 2024, they can apply in the second round of the admission procedure for five bachelor's degree programmes in Czech and one in English.
As part of lifelong learning, three new courses in the field of IT and cyber security will be available from September at the Czech Technical University in Prague, providing an excellent opportunity for experts and beginners alike.
The twelfth edition of ScienceFest, this year themed "Science Educates", will take place on Wednesday 19 June from 8.30 to 19. In a one-day event at the "Roundabout (Kulaťák)", institutions across the country will once again join together and, as in previous years, show that the presentation of science has its irreplaceable importance.
Under the direction of Jan Steyr, the CTU Choir will be one of the performing ensembles at the concert in the Municipal House.
The opening of the exhibition will take place on 30 May at 18:00, the exhibition of studio works will run until 28 June.

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The Association of Research Universities of the Czech Republic (AVUni) had seven members to date. The University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice has joined this grouping of elite domestic higher education institutions. The signing ceremony of the relevant documents took place today at Masaryk University in Brno.
This afternoon, CTU in Prague representatives and the Korean Technical University KETI signed an extension of the Memorandum of Cooperation. The aim of this cooperation is to promote interest in research activities and in the exchange of human resources and knowledge between the two universities in the fields of advanced technologies, digital twins, energy optimization, testing of intelligent systems and robotics.
Participants of this year's StreTech 2024 showcase of high school students' work were greeted by two large exhibits in front of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of Czech Technical University in Prague on 5 June 2024. The Stirling engine drive in a parabolic mirror and the Model of a single-seater car construction. Another of almost two hundred exhibits were presented by talented high school students in the corridor connecting Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Faculty of Electrical Engineering.
Yesterday evening, the new QS World University Rankings for 2025 were published. Czech Technical University in Prague was ranked 420th, an improvement of 34 positions. It is also one of the highest rankings for CTU since 2013.
Trends, visions, technological innovations and practical solutions under the Industry 4.0 umbrella developed in the environment of industrial testbeds. These were the themes of the Industry 4.0 Open Day, an event that opened the premises of the RICAIP Testbed Prague at the CIIRC CTU on Wednesday 29 May to directors and managers of manufacturing companies and offered nearly two hundred visitors a series of discussions on digitalization, automation or production optimization. Testbeds at the technical universities in Prague, Brno and Ostrava work together to create an infrastructure that is ready to respond to current and future challenges in manufacturing. Many companies have already tried it out, while many are just learning about the possibilities offered by these workplaces.