Technical University of Liberec

History

TUL is the oldest university institution in the Nothern Bohemia.
TUL has an enrolment more than ten thousands students.
TUL provides college education and completes scientific, research, and development activities.

 

The history of the Technical University of Liberec goes back to 1953 when the Technical College of Mechanical Engineering was established. Today, TUL consists of six faculties and two institutes, of which three are technology-oriented: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Textile Engineering, and Faculty of Mechatronics, Informatics, and Interdisciplinary Studies. Research and development activities of the technology-oriented faculties is supported by the basic scientific disciplines concentrated at the Faculty of Science, Humanities, and Education and the economic disciplines concentrated at the Faculty of Economics. The faculty menu also contains the Faculty of Art and Architecture and the Institute for Nanomaterials, Advanced Technologies, and Innovation from the TUL parts as well.

 

The academic programmes offered at the University, and the research performed by the academics, is of great benefit to the City of Liberec and its surrounding region. Universitys graduates are able to satisfy the local demand for specialists in engineering, textile industries, elementary and junior high school teachers, architects, economists and business specialists.

 

The academics and students take part in research and co-operate closely with other foreign universities. Thanks to the Municipal and Regional authorities, the university acquired new buildings, which enabled it to set up additional classrooms and laboratories. It was also possible to increase the universitys library holdings of resource materials, and improve its information system.


Education and Training

The university anables students to acquire a wide range of qualifications in technical, scientific, humanitiies as well as artistics and dosciplinary study programmes and branches. More detailed information on the study programmes taught in English at the Technical University of Liberec »


Research Strategy of the Technical University of Liberec

It is derived from the “Strategic Plan of Development of the Technical University of Liberec Until 2020 and with the Outlook until 2030” and from the “Long-term Plan of the Educational and Scientific, Development and Innovative, Artistic, and Other Creative Activities of TUL for 2016-2020”. It is derived from and connected to the traditions of the College of Mechanical Engineering, later the College of Mechanical and Textile Engineering – that provided a strong foundation for technical fields. After 1990, this foundation was supplemented and expanded by the natural science, humanitarian and economic study fields. With the composition and nature of its faculties, TUL completely fulfils the universitas idea to provide the highest level of education in various fields and interconnect and actively cooperate in scientific research within various fields and disciplines.

 

In accordance with its long-term plan and other long-term R&D strategies TUL supports and prefers the following R&D activities:

  • Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies.
  • Progressive metal and composite materials and technologies for their processing.
  • Advanced materials based on textile structures.
  • Components for transport vehicles and equipment.
  • Decorative and utilitarian glass and ceramics.
  • Advanced remediation technologies.
  • Modern medical technologies (especially based on nanostructures).
  • Research within the social and historical sciences.
  • Research within medical fields.

 

Faculties and Centres

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Textile Engineering

Faculty of Nature Science, Humanities, and Education

Faculty of Art and Architecture

Faculty of Economics

Faculty of Mechatronics and Interdisciplinary Engineering Studies

Faculty of Health Studies


Centre for Nanomaterials, Advanced Technologies and Inovations

Centre of Continuing Education

 

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