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Entrance Procedure

ENTRANCE PROCEDURE
AND CONDITIONS FOR ACCEPTANCE

INTO THE STUDY AT THE CTU IN PRAGUE
FACULTY OF TRANSPORTATION SCIENCES
FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2022 - 2023

Extraordinary term of the entrance procedure for the academic year 2022 – 2023

If the applicant has already submitted his / her application for study at FTS this year in due time,
he / she DOES NOT have to apply again.

  • study programme taught in english:
    • Professional Pilot (PIL) (full-time)
  • deadline of submission of applications by 10th August 2022 !!!
  • all information for entrance procedure and conditions for acceptance pdf file  (~286.7 kB)


OVERVIEW OF STUDY PROGRAMS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

The entrance procedure for applicants for the academic year 2022 - 2023 will take place in the following bachelor degree programme.

Bachelor study programme
Professional Pilot
standard length of study: 3 years; degree: Bc. (bachelor)

programme of study code form language place
Professional Pilot PIL full-time english Prague

The full-time study takes the form of daily classes. It consists of lectures and seminars in individual study courses. Study is project-oriented, which means that students choose their student project.

The fee for study programs taught in English is given by Appendix 5 „Study fees“ to the CTU Statute The specification of the fee payment and the study conditions will be set in the agreement between the CTU in Prague Faculty of Transportation Sciences and a student. The fee for study in English is currently set out as follows:

  • 55 000 CZK per one semester of study in bachelor degree study programme
  • 66 000 CZK per one semester of study in master degree study programme

 

BASIC INFORMATION AND IMPORTANT DATES

The term of submission of applications:
  

by 31st March 2022

the term applies equally to:

  • filling out the electronic application on site prihlaska.cvut.cz
  • payment of an administrative fee
Open day at Faculty of Transportation Sciences:

For study in Prague:

  • Friday 28th January 2022
  • CTU in Prague Faculty of Transportation Sciences, Horská 3, Praha 2
Period of (and place of) entrance examinations:

from 1st June 2022 to 24th June 2022
in Prague for applicants for:

  • bachelor’s degree study programme
Alternative period of entrance examinations: from 1st September 2022 to 15th September 2022
Results of entrance procedure 27th June 2022
Registration to the study September 2022
Start of teaching in the academic year 2022 – 2023 19th September 2022

Applications for the studies in Prague
Information on studies in Prague: Lýdie Tetíková, Eva Vicenová
Study department of CTU in Prague Faculty of Transportation Sciences
Konviktská 20, Prague 1, CZECH REPUBLIC
cell phone: +420 605 501 764, +420 770 138 720
phone: +420 224 359 540, + 420 224 359 542
e-mail: tetikova@fd.cvut.cz, vicenova@fd.cvut.cz

 

PROCEDURE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS

The submission of a filled application form is necessary for the beginning of the entrance procedure. The number of submitted application forms is not limited.

1) Filling out the electronic application form (will be possible from 1st January 2022)

Applicants have to fill out the electronic application form:

Applicants have to specify in the application form:

  • type of study programme (bachelor)
  • form of study (full-time)
  • programme of study (PIL)

2) Payment of the administration fee

There is an administrative fee of 850 CZK for the tasks connected with entrance procedures (for each application form).

The fee must be paid by the deadline for submission of applications - 31st March 2022.

Payment can be made by internet card payment at the internet address prihlaska.cvut.cz (we prefer this payment method).

It is also possible to pay the fee by cashless transfer by bank transfer or by postal order according to the information below.

 

Administrative fee
Administrative fee
fee 850 CZK 
bank Komerční banka a. s., Praha 1
account number 19 – 3322370227 / 0100
SWIFT KOMBCZPPXXX
IBAN CZ6301000000193322370227
reference number 77777
constant symbol 378 – cashless transfer
379 – postal order
specific symbol application code
company registration number 68407700

3) Acceptance of the application as the beginning of the entrance procedure

The completed and paid application will be accepted into the entrance procedure only after the payment has been paired with the submitted application. Applicants can check the status of the application in their electronic application form. Payments made and sent after the deadline will not be accepted.

The last day for filling out the application form and paying the administrative fee is 31st March 2022.

 

ADMISSION CONDITIONS

In accordance with the written instructions from the Faculty (delivered by email during May 2022), all applicants will submit documents listed below no later than the day of the entrance examination (or term set in the sent information).

 

1) Proof of previous educational attainment

All applicants shall submit an officially certified copy of their previous successfully completed studies according to the type of study programme.

The condition of the bachelor’s degree study programme is the completion of full secondary education with a school-leaving exam. All applicants shall submit a certified copy of a school-leaving exam certificate.

The applicants who completed full secondary education with a school-leaving exam abroad will submit a validated school-leaving exam certificate – called nostrification (except for those who have completed full secondary education with a school-leaving exam in the Slovak Republic).

 

2) Proof of knowledge of English language
(for all programmes taught in English)

Applicants for study in the study programme PIL (taught in English) are required to prove their knowledge of English. Knowledge of at least B2 level is required. (Certificates older than five years at the date of application will not be accepted.)

The level of English can be demonstrated in one of the following ways:

  • citizenship of the state with the official language "English"
  • confirmation of successful completion of previous studies in English
  • confirmation of successful completion of the English language examination at the Department of Languages and Humanities of the CTU in Prague Faculty of Transportation Sciences. (Details of the examination are given in Article VII.)
  • internationally recognized certificate
  • documentation of proficiency in English at minimum level B2

 

ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS AND CRITERIA OF THEIR EVALUATION

The applicants will be accepted to the study after fulfilling all the previously mentioned conditions and on the basis of evaluation criteria set for each study programme.

The acceptance criterion is the number of achieved points. The final number of points of each applicant is based on the result of the entrance examination. The ranking of candidates is created by the number of points.

The minimum number of points required for admission to the study is set for each study programme.

The entrance examination will take place during one day in the period from 1st June 2022 to 24th June 2022 in Prague. Date, time, and place of the entrance examination will be stated in the invitation to the entrance examination that will be delivered to the applicants by means of email sent by the Faculty at least 3 weeks before the date of the exam.

In case the applicant is not able to attend the entrance examination in Prague on the assigned date and time, and when the applicant excuses himself with the faculty’s study department no later than on the day of the entrance examination, he/she may be given opportunity to attend alternate entrance examination. Alternate entrance examination for excused applicants will take place in the period from 1st September 2022 to 15th September 2022.

 

1) Study programme Professional Pilot
(PIL)

Applicants for the studies are to take a written entrance examination in mathematics and also a written test for the English language.

Evaluation of results of the entrance procedure is based on the result of the written entrance examination
  • maximum total score is 40 points
  • the minimum number of points required to be accepted to the study for the academic year 2022 – 2023 is set at 20 (the minimum number of points required from mathematics is set at 7 points and the minimum number of points required from English is set at 7 points)

Evaluation of written entrance examination

In the written mathematics test the applicant should demonstrate the ability to independently solve problems within the scope of secondary school mathematics of average difficulty

  • duration of the multiple-choice mathematics test is 70 minutes
  • it consists of a set of 15 maths problems; for 10 of them the applicants can score 1 point for each correct answer and 2 points for the remaining 5 problems
  • maximum score is 20 points
  • for the written examination the applicants will bring writing implements and several blank sheets of paper (format A4) only
  • the use of other aids and electronic devices including mobile phones is strictly prohibited

In the written English test, the applicant demonstrates the ability to use intermediate knowledge of English. The written exam in English takes 60 minutes, and the maximum score is 20 points.

The evaluation of the results is based on the result of written entrance exams. The final numbers of points obtained from the written entrance exam in mathematics and from the english language are used to assess the criteria for admission to study. For each entrance exam, the minimum number of points is evaluated separately. It is therefore necessary to achieve the minimum number of points in both entrance exams.

By passing the entrance examination, the applicant takes note of the following preconditions for successful practical pilot training:

  • the need to obtain proof of Medical certificate before the beginning of practical flight training
    • Class 1 Medical Certificate (issued according to EASA, FAA or DGCA standards)
    • in the case of non-EASA Medical certificate, the applicant will be required to obtain Class 1 Medical certificate compliant with EASA standards at The Institute of Aviation medicine in Prague
    • costs associated with obtaining Medical certificate is paid by the applicant, and in any case, he/she cannot claim reimbursement of the fee from the Czech Technical University in Prague Faculty of Transportation Sciences
  • the ability to cover the financial costs of practical pilot training from his/her own financial resources
    • training can only be done in an integrated ATP(A) course compliant with EASA
    • costs associated with practical pilot training are estimated at approximately 1 450 000 CZK

 

RESULTS OF THE ENTRANCE PROCEDURE

The results of the entrance procedure will be published by 24th June 2022. Applicants can find the results in the application prihlaska.cvut.cz after entering their application code.

The Dean's decision of acceptance will be delivered to applicants in writing (within 30 days from the verification of all conditions). The decision also includes a statement of reasons and guidance on the possibility of appeal against the decision within 30 days of its notification. The applicant has the right to access the file only after the decision has been notified.

Notification of admission to study gives applicants the right to enroll in studies. The faculty shall communicate the date of enrollment to the admitted applicants together with the decision on admission to study.

The applicant becomes a student on the day of enrollment.

 

COURSES FOR APPLICANTS

1) Examination in English

Examination of the level of English language is intended for registered applicants. The examination verifies the knowledge of English at the level of at least B2.

  • the examination is guaranteed by the Department of Languages and Humanities
  • the examination is in written and oral form
  • the examination takes place and terms set by the department
  • the examination is charged by fee 2500 CZK
  • the contact person is Mgr. Barbora Horackova (e-mail: horacbar@fd.cvut.cz)

 

 

Useful links and informations for applicants

ENTRANCE PROCEDURE
AND CONDITIONS FOR ACCEPTANCE

INTO THE STUDY AT THE CTU IN PRAGUE
FACULTY OF TRANSPORTATION SCIENCES
FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2022 - 2023

Extraordinary term of the entrance procedure for the academic year 2022 – 2023

If the applicant has already submitted his / her application for study at FTS this year in due time,
he / she DOES NOT have to apply again.

  • study programmes taught in english:

    • Intelligent Transport Systems (IS) (full-time)
    • Smart Cities (SC) (full-time)
  • deadline of submission of applications by 10th August 2022 !!!
  • all information for entrance procedure and conditions for acceptance pdf file  (~420.2 kB)

General information about study programmes:



OVERVIEW OF STUDY PROGRAMS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

The entrance procedure for applicants for the academic year 2022 - 2023 will take place in the following master’s degree programmes.

Master's degree study programmes (following the Bachelor's degree programme)
standard length of study: 2 years; degree: Ing.

Study programme code form language place
Intelligent Transport Systems IS* full-time english Prague
Smart Cities SC** full-time english Prague

* the IS program can also be studied in English in the form of a double degree in cooperation with a foreign university (Linköping University, Sweden)
** the SC program can only be studied in English in the form of a double degree in cooperation with a foreign university (The University of Texas at El Paso, USA)

The full-time study takes the form of daily classes. It consists of lectures and seminars in individual study courses. Study is project-oriented, which means that students choose their student project.

The fee for study programs taught in English is given by Appendix 5 „Study fees“ to the CTU Statute The specification of the fee payment and the study conditions will be set in the agreement between the CTU in Prague Faculty of Transportation Sciences and a student. The fee for study in English is currently 66 000 CZK per one semester of study in master degree study programme. Exceptions are double-degree programs where fees are as follows:
  • the IS program in the form of double degree study is charged 500, - EUR per semester
  • the SC program in the form of double degree is free of charge
BASIC INFORMATION AND IMPORTANT DATES

The term of submission of applications:
  

by 31th March 2022

the term applies equally to:

  • filling out the electronic application on site prihlaska.cvut.cz
  • payment of an administrative fee
Period of (and place of) entrance examinations:

from 1st June 2022 to 24th June 2022
in Prague for applicants for:

  • master's degree study programme
Alternative period of entrance examinations: from 1st September 2022 to 15th September 2022
Results of entrance procedure 27th June 2022
Registration to the study September 2022
Start of teaching in the academic year 2022 – 2023 19th September 2022

Applications for the studies in Prague
Information on studies in Prague: Lýdie Tetíková, Eva Vicenová
Study department of CTU in Prague Faculty of Transportation Sciences
Konviktská 20, Prague 1, CZECH REPUBLIC
cell phone: +420 605 501 764, +420 770 138 720
phone: +420 224 359 540, + 420 224 359 542
e-mail: tetikova@fd.cvut.cz, vicenova@fd.cvut.cz

 

PROCEDURE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS

The submission of a filled application form is necessary for the beginning of the entrance procedure. The number of submitted application forms is not limited.

 

1) Filling out the electronic application form

Applicants have to fill out the electronic application form:

Applicants have to specify in the application form:

  • type of study programme (master)
  • form of study (full-time)
  • field of study (IS, SC)

 

2) Payment of the administration fee

There is an administrative fee of 850 CZK for the tasks connected with entrance procedures (for each application form).

The fee must be paid by the deadline for submission of applications - 31st March 2022.

Payment can be made by internet card payment at the internet address prihlaska.cvut.cz (we prefer this payment method).

It is also possible to pay the fee by cashless transfer by bank transfer or by postal order according to the information below.

 

Administrative fee
fee 850 CZK 
bank Komerční banka a. s., Praha 1
account number 19 – 3322370227 / 0100
SWIFT KOMBCZPPXXX
IBAN CZ6301000000193322370227
reference number 77777
constant symbol 378 – cashless transfer
379 – postal order
specific symbol application code
company registration number 68407700

3) Acceptance of the application as the beginning of the entrance procedure

The completed and paid application will be accepted into the entrance procedure only after the payment has been paired with the submitted application. Applicants can check the status of the application in their electronic application form. Payments made and sent after the deadline will not be accepted.

The last day for filling out the application form and paying the administrative fee is 31st March 2022.

 

ADMISSION CONDITIONS

In accordance with the written instructions from the Faculty (delivered by email during May 2022), all applicants will submit documents listed below no later than the day of the entrance examination (or term set in the sent information).

 

1) Proof of previous educational attainment

All applicants shall submit an officially certified copy of their previous successfully completed studies according to the type of study programme.

The condition of master's degree study program is the completion of a university degree of at least bachelor type. All applicants shall submit a certified copy of the diploma and the Diploma Supplement or other confirmation containing a list of completed subjects and achieved study average. These documents do not have to be submitted by applicants who have completed a bachelor's degree program at the Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Transportation Sciences.

The applicants who completed previous studies abroad will submit a validated Bachelor’s Diploma – called nostrification (except for those who have completed their education in the Slovak Republic).

 

2) Proof of knowledge of English language
(for all studies taught in English)

Applicants for study in the study programmes IS and SC (taught in English) are required to prove their knowledge of English. The level of English can be demonstrated in one of the following ways:

  • citizenship of the state with the official language "English"
  • confirmation of successful completion of previous studies in English
  • confirmation of successful completion of English language course in the previous university studies (which as a whole does not have to be in English)
  • internationally recognized certificate

 

ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS AND CRITERIA OF THEIR EVALUATION

The applicants will be accepted to the study after fulfilling all the previously mentioned conditions and on the basis of evaluation criteria set for each study programme.

The acceptance criterion is the number of achieved points. The final number of points of each applicant is based on the result of the entrance examination. The ranking of candidates is created by the number of points.

The minimum number of points required for admission to the study is set for each study programme.

The entrance examination will take place during one day in the period from 1st June 2022 to 24th June 2022. Date, time, and place of the entrance examination will be stated in the invitation to the entrance examination that will be delivered to the applicants by means of email sent by the Faculty at least 3 weeks before the date of the exam.

In case the applicant is not able to attend the entrance examination in Prague on the assigned date and time, and when the applicant excuses himself with the faculty’s study department no later than on the day of the entrance examination, he/she may be given opportunity to attend alternate entrance examination. Alternate entrance examination for excused applicants will take place in the period from 1st September 2022 to 15th September 2022.

1) Intelligent Transport Systems
(IS)

Applicants for the studies are to take a written entrance examination in two thematic areas. At the same time applicants participate in the project selection process.

Evaluation of results of the entrance procedure is based on the result of the written entrance examination.

  • maximum total score is 50 points
  • the minimum number of points required to be accepted to the study for the academic year 2022 – 2023 is set at 28
  • without a written entrance examination will be admitted to study students or graduates of the "B 3710 - Technology in Transportation and Telecommunications" study program at any university in the Czech Republic who have achieved an arithmetic study average of 1.00 to 1.90 (on 13th April 2022)
  • without a written entrance examination will be admited to the study applicants who have successfully completed a bachelor's degree study in English at a university in the Czech Republic or a foreign university. The previous studies have to meet the required applicant profile corresponds to the fundamentals of mathematics, physics and technical disciplines (corresponding to programs of transport, technical or computer science)
  • the maximum number of applicants admitted to study program is limited by the capacity of student projects

Evaluation of written entrance examination

In the written examination of two thematic areas, the applicant demonstrates sufficient professional knowledge of the issues related to the program.

  • A written entrance examination in each thematic area takes 45 minutes
  • the maximum points from one topic is 25 points
  • written examination is in English language
  • for the written examination, the candidate will only bring pen and several clean A4 paper
  • It is not allowed to use any other aids or electronic devices, including mobile phones
  • Topics are listed in the following table
    Programme Thematic area 1 Thematic area 2
    IS Transport engeneering Transport telematics

Specifics of double degree study in IS

The IS program (taught in English) can be studied in double degree form in cooperation with Linköping University in Sweden, which implements the content-related study program.

Graduates of the degree program in cooperation with a foreign university are awarded the academic degree "engineer" (Ing.) And also the academic title of the foreign university according to the legislation in force in the respective country.

The fee of double degree study is 500 EUR per semester. The specification of the payment of the fee and study conditions will be stipulated in the contract of CTU in Prague with the student.

Applicants must apply for a double degree in the IS programme by letter sent to the Study Department together with the completed application form by 31st March 2022.

The cooperating foreign university reserves the right not to accept a double degree applicant. The Faculty of Transportation Sciences assumes no responsibility for this decision of the cooperating CTU in Prague.

 

2) Smart Cities
(SC)

The Smart Cities programe can only be studied in English in the form of a double degree in cooperation with University of Texas in El Paso.

Applicants do not take a written entrance examination. Instead, they will submit a motivation letter in English together with the application (1 page A4). In the letter they will show interest in Smart Cities, expectations of their studies and will outline the topics they would like to work on in their Master thesis. This motivation letter will be the basis for discussion during the entrance interview that will be conducted in English.

  • maximum total score is 100 points
  • the minimum number of points required to be accepted to the study for the academic year 2022– 2023 is set at 70
  • applicants will be admitted in the order based on their total score (VPB) from the highest to the lowest until the number of the admitted applicants for the academic year 2022 – 2023 is met
  • for the academic year 2022-2023, a maximum of 5 applicants will be admitted
  • the candidates' level of English language will be assessed by the committee during the interview
  • the second year of study in the SC program takes place in person in the USA, so it is necessary that due to the need to obtain an American student visa F-1, applicants have to be citizens of one of the Member States of the European Union.

The results are recalculated to a 0 to 100 points scale according to the following formula:

vzorec 4

Legend to the formula:

  • VPB ....... total score
  • AP ......... arithmetic average in the previous bachelor's study (as of 15th April 2022)
  • e............ motivation letter in English (0 to 20 points)
  • n ........... evaluation of the entrance interview (0 to 40 points)

Other prerequisites for successful studies in the Smart Cities program that the applicant acknowledges upon passing the entrance interview:

  • requirement to pass TOEFL test during the first year of studies (min. 80 points for the internet-based test)
  • requirement to try to pass the GRE General Test during the first year of studies (minimum score not specified)
  • requirement to complete all courses of the Smart Cities program study plan during the first year of studies at CTU while keeping in mind that a grade worse than C according to the ECTS classification scale cannot be transferred to The University of Texas at El Paso

 

RESULTS OF THE ENTRANCE PROCEDURE

The results of the entrance procedure will be published by 27th June 2022. Applicants can find the results in the application prihlaska.cvut.cz after entering their application code.

The Dean's decision of acceptance will be delivered to applicants in writing (within 30 days from the verification of all conditions). The decision also includes a statement of reasons and guidance on the possibility of appeal against the decision within 30 days of its notification. The applicant has the right to access the file only after the decision has been notified.

Notification of admission to study gives applicants the right to enroll in studies. The faculty shall communicate the date of enrollment to the admitted applicants together with the decision on admission to study.

The applicant becomes a student on the day of enrollment.

 

Useful links and informations for applicants

Announcement of the admission procedure for studies in doctoral study programmes taught in English of the Czech Technical University in Prague of the Faculty of Transportation Sciences with the start of studies from 1 October 2022


in the study program:

  • Smart Cities (P0731D010008)

The admission procedure will take place from 12.9.-16.9.2022.

The exact date of the entrance examination will be specified at least 14 days in advance and applicants will receive it in the invitation.

Information about the admission procedure and the entrance examination.

The basic condition for admission to study in a doctoral study programme is the successful completion of studies in a master's study programme.

Part of the admission procedure consists in the verification of the candidate's compliance with the prerequisites with regard to his/her ability to carry out scientific research during his/her doctoral studies. These prerequisites include professional and language knowledge, as well as the ability of independent creative work and team cooperation and the readiness to research about the chosen dissertation topic.

These prerequisites are assessed on the basis of materials submitted with an application for study and on the basis of the results of the entrance examination.

For the Smart Cities study program, the entrance examination consists of an oral interview before a committee with the participation of a supervisor. For this study program, a written test is not part of the entrance examination.

For acceptance conditions, see below.

The deadline for submitting applications is September 2, 2022.

Applications including annexes can be submitted to the Department of Science and Research only by post to the following contact person:

Jana Katarína Knapová
Department of Science and Research
Konviktská 20
110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic

The admission procedure begins with the submission of the application.

The completed and signed application must be accompanied by:

  1. Curriculum vitae (signed by the applicant)
  2. A certified copy of the diploma of completed master's education, any other evidence of examinations taken (from the chosen field and presented in a world language). If the applicant does not have a diploma available, he / she can prove it in case of admission to study no later than before enrollment in the study program. The issuance of a decision on admission to study depends on proof of a master's degree.
    Applicants who have completed their previous education in a country other than the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic must submit a validation (nostrification) of their diploma with their application (to be processed by the Department for Studies and Student Affairs at the Rectorate of CTU).
  3. Overview of published works and unpublished works of the applicant and other results of professional activities with their possible evaluation.
  4. Proof of payment of CZK 850 - for acts connected with the admission procedure - Account number: 19-3322370227/0100, var. symbol: 6010001

To apply for doctoral studies, it is necessary to choose the framework topic of the dissertation and state it in the application.

Framework topics for doctoral thesis listed by individual institutes will be available on the website and official board of the Faculty of Transportation Sciences of CTU.

prof. Ing. Ondřej Přibyl, Ph.D.
dean of the Faculty of Transportation Sciences

Important files for download

  • Application form file docx  (~533.7 kB)
  • Conditions for admission file pdf  (~68.2 kB) into doctoral degree study programmes
  • The topics available for the dissertations of applicants are announced by individual departments of the faculty file pdf   (~518 kB)

Administrated by:
Department of Science and Research CTU FTS, Konviktská 20, 110 00 Prague 1
Jana Katarína Knapová, tel. +420 224355095, e-mail: knapova@fd.cvut.cz