The TBU Nursery School incl. a babysitting room is expected to open in the U12 building in April or May of 2011. The Nursery School will be intended for children aged 3 to 6 years. It will offer places to up to 24 children. The babysitting room will have a maximum capacity of 10 children under 3 years of age.
For detailed information please contact Ing. Alena Maňáková, Ph.D. (Project coordinator) or Mgr. Magdalena Sedlářová (Project administrator) Contact: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel. 576 037 494.
Prof. Václav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic has officially appointed Prof. Ing. Petr Sáha, CSc. as the Rector of Tomas Bata University in Zlín. Prof. Sáha will take up the post on 15 December 2010. The Rector’s term of office is four years, i.e. until December 2014.
Prof. Sáha was the first Rector of TBU in Zlín. He held this post between 2001 and 2007, during two three-year terms of office, after he had made a major contribution to the establishment of TBU. Tomas Bata University in Zlín achieved a dynamic growth under his leadership and, in spite of its short existence, gained a good reputation in the Czech Republic and abroad.
On Thursday, 9 December 2010 the sporting afternoon entitled ‘Paraparáda
’ took place in the gym of the Secondary Technical School in Zlín, featuring eight teams - four of them composed of healthy participants (among them firemen and policemen) and the other four composed of disabled people. Finally, the disabled team was victorious. The topic of the event’s eight edition was the Wild West. The participants competed in disciplines such as lasso throwing (with closed eyes) and the so-called “Gold Rush” wheelchair slalom. Finally, all teams joined their efforts in order to make the most impressive totem pole. This year again, the event was organized by FMC students supported by the Zlín Region authorities and the Eurest company.
You can enjoy the atmosphere of the event on Facebook (in Czech only): http://www.facebook.com/paraparada
Klára Dohnalová, PR Manager
We would like to inform you that the Counselling Centre will be closed to TBU staff and students on 10 December 2010 due to illness. Thank you for your understanding!
On 7 December 2010 the university ice-hockey match featuring TBU versus Brno University of Technology was played, ending in a 3:3 tie. The next match, this time against Masaryk University, will take place in late February/early March 2011.
On Wednesday, 8 December 2010 the Student Union and Tomas Bata University organized the traditional event entitled ‘Christmas Tree Illumination Ceremony’ and held in front of the U12 building. The programme involved the arrival of St. Nicholas and his helpers, a performance by the rock choir named “Holy Regiment” and refreshments such as sausages, hot tea and mulled wine available for everyone.
An official time off has been announced by the Rector on the occasion of the "TBU Christmas Tree" event, to start at 16:00 (Zlín) and at 15:30 (Uherské Hradiště) on 7 December 2010. At the time announced, no classes will be held at the TBU faculties in Zlín; examination sessions and tutorial hours of academic staff shall be cancelled.
The university ice-hockey match of the century – Tomas Bata University in Zlín versus Brno University of Technology – will take place at “Luděk Čajka” Ice-Hockey Stadium in Zlín at 19:00 on 7 December 2010.
This year again TBU has, in cooperation with the Student Union, organized the pre-Christmas event entitled 'Christmas Tree Illumination', to take place in front of the U2 building (FaME) in Mostní Street from 16:30 to 17:30 on 7 December 2010. The programme features, among others, the arrival of St. Nicholas and his helpers and a performance to be given by the rock choir named “Holy Regiment”; refreshments will be available for everyone. Fairy-tale movies will be projected starting from 18:00. At 21:00 the traditional Christmas party entitled “Afterstrom” will start in the “Metro” club.
The eight edition of the sporting event entitled ‘Paraparáda or Together around the World’ is planned to take place in December and will be organized by FMC students, who aim to achieve yet another success. The previous editions featured sports matches between disabled people and teams composed of firemen, policemen, representatives of the Zlín Region and ice-hockey players. This year’s topic is the Wild West, to be created in the gym of the Secondary Technical School in Zlín between 13:00 and 16:00 on 9 December 2010. All teams will demonstrate their wheelchair skills in competitions such as a shoot-out or the so-called “Gold Rush” slalom. The entry is free.
The “Beer Spiral” competition will start in the Golem Club in Zlín between 17:00 and 18:00 (registration), on Tuesday, 23 November 2010. For the first time ever, individuals will be allowed to participate, however, under different rules.
As in the previous years, this year again the promotional campaign for MISS ACADEMIA is getting under way. The first casting will be held in Prague on 7 January 2011, the second one will follow a week later, in Brno on 14 January 2011. The contestants will be evaluated in three rounds including an IQ test, a conversation with the jury and a swimsuit round. 10 finalists will be selected to advance to the final round, to be held in the newly built Congress Centre in Zlín on 29 March 2011.
The fourth edition of the commemoration events organized by the Student Union supported by TBU was held on the occasion of the anniversary of 17 November (Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day) on Monday, 15 November 2010. The most important part of the events was a commemoration procession starting in the náměstí Míru Square and ending in front of the University Centre building.
Business Hive is a five-day international project held in Slovenia from 16 December through to 20 December 2010, which gives all international students an excellent chance to take part in current, real-life business challenges. This way, students are enabled to gain good quality practical experience without taking risks and are offered an opportunity to meet their potential future employers.
For more information kindly refer to: http://www.business-hive.com/
or contact Mr. Dragan Simic (email@example.com
The MIXER Multimedia Festival, traditionally organized by the FMC students, will take place between 17 and 20 November 2010. The festival programme includes interesting workshops, seminars, films as well as the announcement of the outcome of the visual arts competition involving four categories: Video and new media, photographs, graphics and design.
The Department of English and American Studies would like to invite you to attend a workshop intended (not only) for English teachers and entitled “Autumn Workshop on British and American Studies 2010”, to take place in the University Centre building at 09:00 on 19 November 2010.
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In compliance with Rector’s Decree No. 15/2010 an official time off has been announced by the Rector on the occasion of the commemoration events (Anniversary of 17 November), and that starting from 16:30 on 15 November 2010.
For the fourth time already, the Student Union supported by Tomas Bata University has organized commemoration events to be held on the occasion of the anniversary of 17 November (Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day) on Monday, 15 November 2010. The first event will be the traditional “Staircase Run”, to start in the FAI building at Jižní Svahy (U5) at 15:00. The official time off for students begins at 16:30. At 17:00, a speech will be given by Ms Anna Zapletalová, the President of the Student Union, followed by a commemoration procession starting in the náměstí Míru Square and ending in front of the University Centre building. Each attendee will be given a candle as a symbol of this anniversary.
The Faculty of Humanities at TBU in Zlín has organized the second edition of the voluntary event entitled “Donate Blood with the Faculty of Humanities at TBU in Zlín!”.
Through blood donation, everyone can help save lives. You can give blood at the Transfusion Ward of Tomas Bata Regional Hospital in Zlin between 6:00 and 9:00 on Monday, 22 November, Wednesday, 24 November and Thursday, 25 November 2010.
The TBU stand was awarded the second place in the second edition of the competition looking for the best exposition at the “Gaudeamus” European Education and Lifelong Learning Fair 2010, currently held in Brno. The results of the competition depend on the evaluation made by students who give their opinion on the manner the schools present themselves, on the level of their advertising materials, on whether the information is given in a comprehensible way, etc. TBU took the second place behind Mendel University in Brno; the third place went to the Czech Technical University in Prague.
We would like to invite you to visit an exhibition of visual arts featuring the works created during the second edition of the international visual arts symposium entitled ‘Panta Rhei’. The exhibition will take place in the UH2 Gallery in Uherské Hradiště (open Monday through Friday from 08:00 to 17:00). The opening ceremony will be held at 17:00 on 9 November 2010.
We would like to invite you to attend a seminar to be held within the Mobility Month. This seminar will take place in Zlín on 10 November 2010. Experts participating in the seminar programme will speak about mobility of R&D staff. For instructions on registration, programme and more information please refer to: http://www.mesicmobility.cz/en/zlin/.
We would again like to invite students to play ice-hockey. Come to the “Luděk Čajka” Ice-Hockey Stadium at 18:45 on Wednesday, 10 November 2010.
Those interested in playing the match, please contact me via e-mail:
Tomas Bata University in Zlín is one of more than 850 universities participating in the survey “Trendence Graduate Barometer”, which is the biggest European survey focusing on education and career.
We would like to inform you that the Counselling Centre will be closed to TBU staff and students on 29 October 2010 due to technical reasons. Thank you for your understanding!
Concerts to be performed by Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra in November 2010 – tickets are available at a special price reduced by 20%:
At its meeting held on 19 October 2010, the TBU Academic Senate elected in a secret ballot Prof. Ing. Petr Sáha, CSc. as the candidate to be appointed the new Rector.
The Studio of Advertising Photography (FMC) successfully presented itself at the international ‘Photokina’ fair held in Cologne, Germany. The representatives of the Studio used the opportunity of attending this world's leading fair for photography and imaging to present works by students and organize a lecture on study methods and on the programme of photography studies implemented at TBU.
The Academic Senate of Tomas Bata University in Zlín (TBU AS) called the election of the candidate to be nominated as the TBU Rector, and that at its meeting held on 14 September 2010.
Official visitors – Mrs Renilde Loeckx, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium, and Mr David Chmelík, a representative of the European Commission, came to TBU on 14 October 2010. The guests were received in the FaME building (Mostní Street) by Doc. Vojtěch Křesálek, CSc., TBU Vice-Rector, and Prof. Drahomíra Pavelková, Dean of the Faculty of Management and Economics. Afterwards, a lecture intended for students and entitled “EU Structure, Budget and Policy” was held (in English) in the same building.
In connection with a pre-election meeting to be held on the occasion of selecting a candidate to be appointed Rector, half a day off has been announced for 14 October 2010, starting at 12:30 pm.
Only one candidate has been nominated for the election of the TBU Rector. Prof. Ing. Petr Sáha, CSc., the TBU Vice-Rector for Strategic Development, is the only name on the candidates’ list.
The Department of 3D and Product Design will present works by students of the Studio of 3D Design, Product Design Studio and Glass Design Studio during this year’s edition of “Designblok 2010”, to be held in Prague, Superstudio, Bubenská 1, between 5 and 10 October 2010. For detailed information please refer to: http://www.designblok.cz/2010/en/
We would like to inform you that the Counselling Centre will be closed to TBU staff and students on 12 October 2010 due to technical reasons. Thank you for your understanding!
After a successful presentation in Washington, the exhibition of works by FMC students will be shown in Dresden. The exhibition was opened in the Goethe Institute in Dresden on 1 October 2010 and will be on view until 29 October 2010.
Starting from 11 October 2010 the OLIVER University League will start in all university towns – i.e. also at TBU in Zlín! The League includes the following sports:
• Bowling (double teams)
• Table football (double teams)
On Friday, 17 September 2010, the TBU Faculty of Management and Economics will celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of its establishment. Prof. Dr. Ing. Drahomíra Pavelková, the FaME Dean, and Doc. RNDr. Vojtěch Křesálek, CSc., Vice-Rector authorized to fully act on behalf of TBU in Zlín, will deliver their addresses at the gathering of students and staff, to take place at 10:00 in the Assembly Hall (Academia Centre, Mostní Street). Awards for their work will be given to outstanding staff members of the Faculty. The celebrations will also involve a meeting of FaME graduates, to start at 16:00.
The third edition of the Researchers’ Night 2010 at TBU will be held in the U5 building (Jižní Svahy) starting from 16:00 on 24 September 2010. The programme will, just like last year, consist of three main parts: Scientific - popular lectures, interesting practical experiments and entertaining artistic performances.
The exhibition of works within the international visual arts symposium "Streaming/Strőmungen 2010" will be opened at the UH2 Gallery at 17:00 on 5 October 2010.
Department of Visual Arts
Concerts performed by the Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra in September and October 2010 – tickets are available at a special price reduced by 20%:
From 26 August to 4 September 2010, the second edition of the international visual arts symposium ‘panta rhei’ was held, organized by the FMC Department of Visual Arts, with five artists from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany creating and presenting their works. The opening ceremony took place in the ‘mmcité’ company in Bílovice at 16:00 on Saturday, 4 September 2010.
On 7 October 2010, the 2nd international conference entitled Ethical Aspects of Nursing Care in Theory and Practice will be held at the Faculty of Health Care at the Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia. The conference is co-organized by the Department of Applied Social Sciences at the Faculty of Humanities.
Such is the name of the exhibition of photographs made by Prof. Miroslav Pokorný, which is on view in the atrium of the U13 building (T. G. Masaryka 5555 in Zlín). The photos were taken during the author’s stay on the island of Rhodos in 2009.
The TBU Counselling Centre will be reopened at 9:00 on 21 September 2010, and that in the room No. 124, building 9A, nám. T.G.Masaryka 588, 760 01 Zlín. For more information please refer to the Counselling Centre News.
The Faculty of Logistics and Crisis and Management (FLCM) has had no Dean since 1st September 2010. Ing. Romana Bartošíková, Ph.D., the Vice-Dean for Pedagogical Activities, has been authorized to temporarily head the Faculty. Ing. Vladimír Mrkvička, Ph.D., the former Dean, was removed from office with effect from 31 August 2010.
On 1 September 2010 TBU commemorates the second anniversary of death of Mr Tomas Bata Jr
. (1914-2008), who for many years held the post of the Chairman of the TBU Board of Governors and died aged 93 in Toronto, Canada, on 1 September 2008. The University was named after his father, Tomas Bata, founder of Bata Shoes company (1876-1932).
A rescue team formed at Tomas Bata University in Zlín and consisting of fifteen students and teachers from the Faculty of Logistics and Crisis Management decided to offer voluntary help to one of the villages hit by the recent flood.
The tenth edition of the 'INDC - International and Diagnostics Conference' will be held in Prague from 4 to 7 September 2010. The registration is still open on the website www.indc2010.org. One-day registration is possible.
At its extraordinary session held on 9 August 2010, the FLCM Academic Senate voted on the proposal regarding the removal from office of Ing. Vladimír Mrkvička, Ph.D. as the FLCM Dean. In the following ballot, the Senate voted for his removal from office: 8 votes were cast in favour of the removal, 2 votes were cast against it.
A new documentary entitled ‘Tescoma and Bata’s Entrepreneurial Example’, made at the TBU Faculty of Multimedia Communications by a team involving Doc. MgA. Jana Janíková, Art.D., Dean of the Faculty, Doc. Mgr. Juraj Fandli, Head of the Studio of Audiovisual Arts and their students, was first shown to the spectators on the Open Day of the Tescoma company held in Zlín on 14 August 2010. After the holiday period, the same team is going to start shooting another film, this time about glass industry.
The Sailor’s Union, a social club of practical jokers (students and teachers at the TBU Faculty of Technology and the Faculty of Applied Informatics), has organized a concert to be held on 22 October 2010 and featuring the ‘Avion Swing Band’. Other performers will be: No Name, Fleret, Argema and Jiří Zonyga – winner of the X-Factor competition. Tickets are available at the http://www.ticketportal.cz/
or on the website of the event. For more information in Czech please see http://www.avion30.cz
Please note that due to the planned construction of a direct cooling system in the U13 building, the usual data services (Internet) will not be provided in all TBU buildings between 12 and 20 August 2010
For detailed information please refer to the Bursar’s Instruction (in Czech only):
Please note that the main Cash Office (U13 building) will be closed from 12 to 20 August 2010, due to the planned construction of a direct cooling system in the U13 building. During the mentioned period no cash transactions can be carried out.
From 13 to 14 September 2010 an international conference focusing on technology transfer and innovations and entitled “Prague Summer Conference on IP & Innovation” will take place in the National Technical Library in Prague. The conference programme includes lectures, panel discussions and master classes with world’s leading experts on technology transfer and innovations plus other interesting educational and networking opportunities. The conference is organized by the Czech Technical University in Prague as the inaugural conference of the project “Central Europe Branch Based Innovation Support (CEBBIS)”, under the auspices of the Rector of the Czech Technical University and in cooperation with the Industrial Property Office and the British Embassy in the Czech Republic.
Please note that the main Cash Office (U13 building) will be closed due to the cashier’s holiday from 26 to 30 July 2010. During the mentioned period no cash transactions can be carried out.
The Faculty of Humanities (Department of English and American Studies) succeeded in obtaining the accreditation of the Lifelong Learning Programme in Additional Teaching of the English Language and Literature for Secondary Schools and Primary Schools (Second Stage). The courses are planned to start in September 2010.
We would like to inform you that the Counselling Centre will be closed to TBU staff and students from 17 May 2010. The Centre will be reopened at the beginning of the winter semester of the next academic year.
Thank you for your understanding!
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the CR has confirmed the legitimacy of the Academic Senate of Tomas Bata University in Zlín, and that in an official document sent to the University.
Graduates, Ph.D. students and final-year students have a unique opportunity to participate in a training organized by the European Space Agency! For more information please refer to the ESA website.
The third edition of the exhibition entitled Interchange/Terminal and showing Bachelor’s and Master’s projects by FMC students is on view in the “12” Gallery in the 32nd building of the former Svit premises (3rd floor, open from 10:00 to 18:00 Monday through Friday) until 25 June 2010.
The organizers of the “TeX double conference” (ConTeXt Meeting and TeXperience 2010 Conference) are pleased to announce that the TBU Faculty of Management and Economics as the official co-organizer has been informed by PhDr. Miroslava Kopcová, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, that the Ministry will support the Conference, i.e. the event will be held under the auspices of the Ministry.
Mr Viktor Pischinger, a graduate from the FMC Studio of Advertising Photography, took the second place in the international photography contest “PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris” with five pictures from the set “Sea Drift”, included in his Bachelor’s thesis. For more information please refer to the website
of the contest.
The international programme “For Women in Science” implemented in cooperation between L’Oréal and UNESCO offers fellowships intended for young female researchers and aimed to support intercultural cooperation in research.
The Department of English and American Studies in the Faculty of Humanities organizes Second Annual International Conference in English and American Studies entitled "Theories and Practice". Date: 7–8 September 2010. For more information please visit http://conference.uaa.utb.cz
On 8 June 2010 the exhibition entitled "Vapour in Transport" will be opened. The project is implemented within the Operation Programme “Education for Competitiveness”. For more information on the project and on the exhibition (in Czech) please refer to the project website
On 2 June 2010 Tomas Bata University in Zlín as the co-organizer of the International Film Festival for Children and Youth conferred the so-called ‘Star Honorary Doctorates’ on two celebrities – Ms Michaela Kuklová, an actress, and Mr Filip Renč, a movie director. The conferment of the humorous degree of “Star Doctor” is part of the Festival’s accompanying programme. Doc. Ing. Berenika Hausnerová, Ph.D., TBU Vice-Rector for International Relations, presented the artists with the awards.
The tenth edition of the conference VITAMINS, NUTRITION AND DIAGNOSTICS will be held as an official event of the Society for Nutrition and the Czech Society of Clinical Biochemistry (Czech Medical Association of Jan Evangelista Purkyně), and that in the new building of the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Academy of Sciences of the CR, Prague, Vídeňská 1083, between 4 and 7 September 2010.
Following the proposal submitted by the TBU Academic Senate, Prof. Václav Klaus, the President of the Czech Republic, removed Prof. Ing. Ignác Hoza, CSc., from the office as the TBU Rector, and that with effect from 1 June 2010. This decision was countersigned by Jan Fischer, the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic.
Ms Pavlína Jašková, a second-year student at the Studio of Graphic Design, was awarded the runner-up prize in the competition Young Package 2010, in the category "universities". The topic of this year’s edition was "Sweets Packaging". A Canadian student from Montreal was awarded as the winner of this international competition featuring more than 530 works. We would like to congratulate the successful student on this wonderful accomplishment, to be credited not only to the Studio but also to the whole Faculty of Multimedia Communications.
The gala night of the project entitled “Percipio” will take place in the Swimming Baths in Zlín at 19:30 on Friday, 21 May 2010. This charity project, organized by students at the TBU Faculty of Multimedia Communications, is aimed at collecting a sufficient amount of financial resources in order to support deaf and aurally impaired children in the Zlín Region.
A lecture by Prof. Jan Švejnar, entitled "How to Intelligently Reform Public Finances", will be held in the Assembly Hall (U2 building) at 10:00 on Monday, 24 May 2010.
A mini-exhibition of posters by Mr Dušan Nečas, a student at the Department of Visual Arts (FMC), will take place in the Library of Bedřich Beneš Buchlovan in Uherské Hradiště. The exhibition entitled "Auschwitz-Birkenau" will be on view until 30 June 2010.
Development of creativity and entrepreneurial spirit, raising the interest in business activities and support for students’ ideas with innovation potential are the main aims of the competition organized by the Technology Innovation Centre, aimed at awarding activities done by students at secondary schools and universities and entitled “Best Business Plan 2009/2010“.
An exhibition of works by students at the FMC studios entitled "Object Drawings" will be opened on the 1st floor in the FMC building (U4) at 15:00 on Tuesday, 18 May 2010. The exhibition will be opened from 19 May to 20 September 2010 between 8:00 and 17:00 (on working days).
A new European Internet portal - www.eu-wishes.eu – will offer to higher education institutions an efficient and free promotional tool intended for students and graduates all over the world. After 8 months of hard work, the portal will be launched in Essen, Germany. Thus, the first 9 partner institutions from Germany, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Turkey, the Czech Republic and Russia will have an opportunity to present themselves. The official launch of the portal will take place during the conference entitled “HBAB 3/Networking Wishes Days 2010”, to be held in Essen on 15 and 16 May 2010.
The second place in the category of ‘Best Institution Profile’ in the national competition ‘Golden Semicolon’ went to the brochure published by Tomas Bata University in Zlín (Marketing and Communications) and entitled BE IN, STUDY IN ZLIN. This year 133 projects participated in the competition seeking the best periodicals published by companies and institutions. The award ceremony was held in the “Archa” Theatre in Prague on 6 May 2010. Ing. Andrea Kadlčíková, the TBU Director of Marketing and Communications, received the award on behalf of TBU.
The TBU Student Union has organized an enjoyable afternoon (not only) for TBU students, to take place in the park near František Bartoš Regional Library on Tuesday, 11 May 2010. The event entitled “Student Union in the Park” is scheduled to start at 15:00 and will last until 20:00. The programme includes various sports and games such as pétanque, ludo, marbles, jumping in bags, frisbees, etc. The entry is free for everybody!
The Rector’s Sports Day will take place on 6 May 2010.
Students have to register on the website www.utb.cz (FaME) between 12:00 on 22 April 2010 and 20:00 on 3 May 2010. Course-unit credits in sports activities will be given after the termination of the Rector’s Sports Day. Points will be awarded for participation and victory in the individual sports.
We would like to invite you to attend the European Forum for Science and Technology
, to be held at the University of Economics in Prague from 9:00 to 15:30 on 20 May 2010
Indonesian traditional dances, songs and folk costumes will be presented in the University Centre building (U13) on Friday, 7 May 2010
. Students of the Universitas Pembangunan Nasional in Yogyakarta
will give their performance at 10:00
The Department of Visual Arts at the Faculty of Multimedia Communications in Uherské Hradiště would like to invite you to attend the opening day of the exhibition showing works by first-year students at the mentioned Department, to be held in the UH2 Gallery in Uherské Hradiště at 17:00 on Tuesday, 4 May 2010. The exhibition will be on view until 10 September 2010. The UH2 Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 to 18:00.
The Studio of Graphic Design would like to inform you that a retrospective exhibition entitled “Studio of Graphic Design” will take place in the Orlovna Gallery in Kroměříž between 11 and 31 May 2010. The exhibition will open at 17:00 on 10 May 2010.
The tickets to the Rag Day are available at CZK 100 (entrance to one club) or CZK 150 (entrance to all clubs) at the following buildings:
Ms Lucie Sára Závodná, a PhD student at the TBU Faculty of Economics and Management, has written a novel set in a university milieu, entitled “Alma Mater” and inspired by everyday life of her colleagues, students and by her own experiences as well. Ms Michaela Náplavová, another TBU student, has illustrated the book.
Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra has organized the 20th edition of the international music festival “Talentinum 2010”.
Third-year students of grammar schools and secondary business schools can participate in the “Olympiad in Economics and Management”, and that for the second time already. The event has been organized by students at the TBU Faculty of Management and Economics within the subject “Project Management”. The best third-year students may be admitted to TBU without having to pass the entrance examination.
The exhibition GAMEBOYS No1, to open in the “12” Gallery (32nd building of the former Svit premises) at 18:00 on 28 April 2010, will show the results of cooperation between the students of the TBU Faculty of Multimedia Communications. You will have the opportunity to enjoy and to assess fashion made by graphic designers, graphic programs designed by visual artists, music by animators ... As they are no amateurs as regards marketing either, they have prepared presents, a concert, a banquet and more special prizes for you. Everyone is invited to attend the mega party, to start at 21:00. The exhibition will be on view until 12 May 2010.
The Rag Day warm-up party will be held in the Golem club at 20:00 on Wednesday, 21 April 2010. The entrance fee is CZK 30. A free welcome drink before midnight!
Marek Gabriel Hruška (Solo guitar, vocal)
Joking Hazard (Rock band)
Vašek Vymětalík (DJ)
The Award to be given by the Czech Furniture Manufacturers’ Association and entitled "Furniture of the Year 2010" was announced at the international furniture trade fair “MOBITEX 2010” held in Brno on Tuesday, 13 April 2010. The Czech Furniture Manufacturers’ Association in cooperation with the journal “ARCHITEKT” gave a special award to the product “OVO” for an extraordinary contribution to design creation, long-term development and innovations. The design was created by MgA. Martin Surman, a lecturer at the Product Design Studio of the TBU Faculty of Multimedia Communications. In the competition "Furniture of the Year 2010", the best design and innovation in furniture manufacturing in the given year in the Czech Republic are rewarded.
Mr Matyáš Fuchs, a student at the Product Design Studio of the TBU Faculty of Multimedia Communications, has been nominated for an award in the competition ”Grand Prix Mobitex”. The recyclable banquet tray shaped as a palette and designed by him is original and, at the same time, functional. The competition is held annually within the international furniture trade fair “MOBITEX“.
A lecture by PhDr. Tomáš Sedláček, entitled “The Economics of Good and Evil”, will be held during the International Bata Conference for Ph.D. Students in the lecture room No. 131 (TBU Rectorate building - U 13) between 17:30 and 18:30 on Thursday, 15 April 2010.
Films made at the Film School in Zlín will be screened in the Bata Villa in Zlín at 19:00 on 21 April 2010. Everyone is cordially invited to come!
Come to attend a meeting with the Vice-Governor of the Czech National Bank. You will learn plenty of up-to-date information on the world of finance, you will have the chance to discuss the impact of crisis on the financial sector and a number of other interesting topics. The meeting with Ing. Mojmír Hampl, Ph.D., the Vice-Governor of the Czech National Bank, will take place in the Otto Wichterle Hall (U2 building) between 12:00 and 14:00 on 19 April 2010.
Musicians from the Czech and Slovak Republic will meet to perform during an event entitled “Great Moravia”, to be held in the “Golem” club at 21:00 on Tuesday, 20 April 2010, and organized by the TBU Student Union for the second time. Students as well as general public are welcome to attend the festival. The event will feature competitions offering tours of Europe and more attractive prizes.
At its regular session held on 6 April 2010, the TBU Academic Senate voted on the proposal regarding the removal from office of Prof. Ing. Ignác Hoza, CSc. as the TBU Rector.
In order to remove the Rector from office, a 3/5 majority of all 36 members of the Academic Senate was necessary. In a secret ballot, the Senate voted for his removal from office: 27 votes were cast in favour of the removal, 9 votes were cast against it.
We would like to inform you that the Counselling Centre will be closed to TBU staff and students on 13 April 2010 due to operational reasons. Thank you for your understanding!
For the first time ever, Czech experts on audiovisual arts and multimedia
will meet at Tomas Bata University in Zlín between 7
and 8 April 2010
. During a series of courses the students will be offered lectures on Internet broadcasting, digitalization and new trends in post-production. In front of the U44 building (Štefánikova Street) an outside-broadcasting vehicle will be parked, providing live transmission via satellite. The meeting will be transmitted live on the website http://www.neontv.cz/
from 9:30 on Wednesday. The event is held within “MUNRO” project funded from the Operational Programme “Education for Competitiveness”.
MISS ACADEMIA of the Czech Republic, the fourteenth edition of the beauty contest organized by the students at the TBU Faculty of Multimedia Communications, took place in the Municipal Theatre in Zlín on 31 March 2010. The title and the crown of MISS ACADEMIA 2010 were awarded to Ms Kateřina Kubačková, a student at the University of Ostrava, in the specialization “Management in the non-profit sector”.
The final night of the MISS ACADEMIA of the Czech Republic is approaching fast! The event will take place in the Municipal Theatre in Zlín at 20:00 on 31 March 2010. The tickets are on sale at the theatre box office.
The touring exhibition entitled “Junction of Three
Seas” dedicated to the junction of the rivers Danube-Oder-Elbe will be opened in the U13 building (Rectorate) of Tomas Bata University in Zlín at 16:00 on 15 April 2010. Many significant guests will attend the opening ceremony - MVDr. Stanislav Mišák, Governor of the Zlín Region, Prof. Ing. Ignác Hoza, CSc., Rector of Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Members of the Senate and of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic and other representatives of regions situated near the mentioned rivers.
Concerts to be performed by Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra in March and April 2010 – tickets are available at a special price reduced by 20%:
The plenary session within the conference “Responsible Innovations-Bata’s Legacy to Europe“ will be held in the Assembly Hall (Academia Centre of TBU in Zlín) between 13:00 and 15:30 on 22 April 2010.
We would like to inform you that the Counselling Centre will be closed to TBU staff and students on 1 April 2010 due to technical reasons. Thank you for your understanding!
The next regular session of the TBU Academic
Senate will take place in the conference room No. 514 (5th floor) in the U13 building (nám. TGM 5555), Zlín, at 13:00 on Tuesday, 30 March 2010. This session of the TBU Academic Senate is open to the public. TBU employees and students can use their employee identity card or student identity card to enter the conference room. Those outside the University who are interested in attending the session, please present yourself at the information desk, you will be granted access to the venue.
The designers of the crowns for the “MISS ACADEMIA of the Czech Republic 2010
” contest have decided to use the so-called Tiffany technique. Tereza Kurčíková, Tereza Popovská and Alžbeta Štefinová are students at the Glass Design Studio of the Faculty of Multimedia Communications of Tomas Bata University in Zlín.
the first university ice-hockey match of the summer semester is scheduled to take place at 21:00 on Monday, 22 March 2010 at “Luděk Čajka” Ice-Hockey Stadium in Zlín. Those interested in playing the match, please contact me via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Full outfit is recommended.
The fourth edition of the Gala Night was held in the assembly hall (Academia Centre – Faculty of Management and Economics) at 19:00 on Tuesday, 16 March 2010. Seven students and one project team earned awards for their extraordinary work.
The fourteenth edition of the “Anti” Ball, organized by the TBU Student Union, will be held in the Golem and Flip clubs on Tuesday, 23 March 2010. The event will start at 20:00, the entrance fee for participants with a mask is CZK 20, for those without a mask it is CZK 40. In the Golem club the bands Neo Chess Sunny and Tatroska will be on stage, visitors to the Flip club will enjoy oldies. At midnight the winners of the competition for the best fancy dress outfit will be announced in both clubs.
The Zlín ice hockey club PSG Zlín will meet the HC Slavia Prague in the quarterfinals of the O2 Ice Hockey Major League
. The series includes best of seven matches to be played starting from Thursday, 18 March 2010
(at the “Luděk Čajka” Ice-Hockey Stadium in Zlín).
The British Council together with Tomas Bata Foundation prepares another Future City Game
, this time in the town of Zlín. The event will take place on 25
and 26 March 2010
, with Tomas Bata University and the Statutory Town of Zlín as the partners of the event.
The remaining (standing and seating) tickets for the TBU Gala Ball will be on sale in the TBU Refectory (U4) between 11:00 and 15:00 on Monday, 15 March 2010. The seating ticket price includes a bottle of sparkling wine, etc. The standing ticket price is CZK 300 (full-time students), CZK 350 (others); the seating ticket price is CZK 400 (full-time students), CZK 450 (others).
Concerts to be performed by Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra in March and April 2010 – tickets are available at a special price reduced by 20%:
The next edition of the Gala Night
will be held in the assembly hall (Academia Centre – Faculty of Management and Economics) at 19:00
on Tuesday, 16 March 2010
. The project implemented by FAME students aims at highlighting the work by talented university students.
The Department of Visual Arts at the Faculty of Multimedia Communications in Uherské Hradiště would like to invite you to attend the opening day of the exhibition entitled “PARALELY”, to be held in the UH2 Gallery in Uherské Hradiště at 17:00 on 16 March 2010.
Please note that the main Cash Office (U13 building) will be closed due to the cashier’s holiday from 15 March to 19 March 2010. During the mentioned period no cash transactions can be carried out.
Thank you for your understanding.
Since 1 March 2010 a new student club has been opened in the U12 building (nám. T. G. Masaryka 3050). The opening hours are from 15:00 to 22:00 every day. Drinks and small refreshments are served in the club.
The tickets will be on sale on Thursday, 4 March 2010.You can collect them in the U44 building (former seat of the TBU Library) at the Faculty of Multimedia Communications, on the ground floor in the conference room No. 109 between 10:00 and 15:00. Please bring your ID card or university chip card with you. Full-time students must present all student cards that have been entered into the system and are used to receive a price reduction for students. Without presenting the cards no reduction in price is possible.
Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra has organized an additional concert, due to great interest from the public. In addition to the originally planned concert of the folk band “Nezmaři” together with Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra
, to take place on 18 March 2010
, another concert will be held on Friday, 19 March 2010
; both of them in Dům umění (Art House) Zlín at 19:00
Conductor: Mr. Stanislav Vavřínek.
The reduced price of the tickets is 200 or 180 CZK (depending on the location of seats in the hall).
If you are interested in attending the concert, please reserve your tickets at the box office of Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra.
Ms. Martina Kadlčíková
Tel.: 577 005 742
The TBU Faculty of Technology will offer a new specialization - Bachelor’s studies focusing on medical and pharmaceutical materials, to be taught from the academic year 2010-2011.
“Medical materials have become one of the key spheres on which the research conducted at TBU is concentrated. We aim at offering the students the possibility to get acquainted with this topic in their first year of study,“ says Prof. Ing. Petr Sáha, CSc., TBU Vice-Rector for Strategic Development. The degree course “Chemistry and Materials Technology”, already taught at the Faculty of Technology, shall be therefore extended by adding subjects focusing on medical and pharmaceutical materials.
The TBU University Institute has organized the PLASTKO Conference, focusing on polymer chemistry and plastic processing industry. This year’s edition will take place between 13 and 14 April 2010.
The conference is held within the project entitled "From Knowledge Development to Innovations". Registered participants pay (exceptionally) no conference fee.
The next regular session of the TBU Academic Senate will take place in the conference room No. 514 (5th floor) in the U13 building at 13:00 on Tuesday, 2 March 2010.
Concerts to be performed by Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra in February and March 2010 – tickets are available at a special price reduced by 20%:
The organizers of the “MISS ACADEMIA of the Czech Republic 2010
” beauty contest will give a big party
, to be held in Musicland
on 23 February 2010
and featuring the start of the public on-line voting - MISS ACADEMIA ON-LINE 2010. Those attending the party can look forward to a lot of good music by DJ Prudík, to the countdown to start the voting at midnight, and, last but not least, to an interesting competition offering prizes sponsored by the “Vitar” company.
The tickets can be reserved on the website www.ples.utb.cz
; for TBU employees from 14:00 on Monday, 22 February 2010, for TBU students and graduates from 14:00 on Tuesday, 23 February 2010. Next week, on Tuesday, 2 March and on Wednesday, 3 March 2010 those who have made a reservation can collect their tickets in the building of the Faculty of Multimedia Communications.
The casting to select models and hostesses for the 10th Gala Ball of Tomas Bata University in Zlín will be held in the University Centre (U13), room 540, at 14:00 on Tuesday, 23 February 2010. The University Ball will take place in the “Moskva” hotel on 19 March 2010 and host fashion show featuring underwear and dresses designed by the employees of the TBU Faculty of Multimedia Communications. There is no need to wear a ball dress for those who want to participate in the casting; a T-shirt, jeans, a swimsuit, high-heeled shoes and a picture of the participant (for identification purposes) are sufficient. The TBU Gala Ball is always a highlight of the university life in Zlín.
In compliance with Rector’s Decree No. 1/2010 an official time off has been announced by the Rector on the occasion of the “Festive Gathering of Staff and Students of TBU in Zlín” and that for the period between 12:00 and 15:00 on 17 February 2010. The official time off applies to TBU staff and students actively participating in the above-mentioned event.
We have not forgotten about you not even during winter time and we have been extending numbers of ISIC benefit partners in Zlín. Are you missing sport activities in that freezing weather? Do not worry, sport centre Schvinn Cycling Maty offers you high discounts on various kinds of sports, where everybody finds what they like. Do you come tired to dorm and there is no food in your fridge? Call Pizzaburger and you will be pretty surprised. And that is not everything! Go to www.isic.org and you find complete list of benefit partners in Zlín in section discounts. On the basis of your positive reactions we will continue in developing the benefits so you can use your ISIC. Do you have an idea for discounts in Zlín, which you appreciate? Tell us! Write an email on email@example.com .
Discounts are valid since 1. 1. 2010, ask about current discounts at benefit providers in advance or in database of discounts on www.isic.org.
The festive gathering of students and employees of Tomas Bata University in Zlín held to mark the 9th anniversary of the establishment of TBU and featuring the inauguration of the Dean of the Faculty of Logistics and Management, Ing. Vladimír Mrkvička, Ph.D., will take place in the Assembly Hall at 5139 Mostní Street in Zlín (U2 building) at 13:00 on Wednesday, 17 February
2010. In the course of the ceremony, diplomas and letters of appointment will be awarded to new Doctors (Ph.D. holders) and Associate Professors.
"Rural Poster Exhibition", organized by second year students at the Department of Visual Arts (Faculty of Multimedia Communications), will be opened in the UH2 Gallery Uherské Hradiště at 17:00 on 9 February 2010.
Mr Moudilou Mouanga Berjo Ange-Ernest, 2nd year student at the Graphic Design Studio (TBU Faculty of Multimedia Communications), won the 1st prize in the international competition for the best poster designed on the occasion of the 7th anniversary of the film festival held in Tarifa (Spain). The competition was focusing on the 50th anniversary of independence celebrated in most of the African states. The festival will take place between 21 and 29 May 2010. Congratulations on this extraordinary international success! For more information please refer to http://www.africandigitalart.com.
Dear colleagues, dear students,
We would like to inform you that the TBU Counselling Centre (psychological and pedagogical consultancy) was reopened on 19 January 2010. The Centre is situated in the room No. 124 of the 9A building, nám. T.G.Masaryka 588, 760 01 Zlín. Legal consultancy will be offered from 12 February 2010. For more information please refer to the TBU Counselling Centre News.
We would like to inform you about the newly established ”Journal of Competitiveness” published by the TBU Faculty of Management and Economics since December 2009 and focusing on competitiveness and related topics. The journal is available on the website: www.cjournal.cz
Between 29 and 31 January 2010 the finalists of the MISS ACADEMIA of the Czech Republic participated in their first meeting in Zlín.
The event will take place in the building of the Faculty of Logistics and Crisis
Management – at the address: Studentské náměstí 1532, Uherské Hradiště (UH1 – green building, on the premises of the former army barracks), on Friday, 19 February 2010. Presentations are scheduled for: 10.00, 12.00, 14.00
Concerts to be performed by Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra in February 2010 – tickets are available at a special price reduced by 20%:
The public announcement of results of the national student competition Design Talent 2009 took place on 19th January 2010 in the "Alternativa" Cultural Centre in Zlín. The top award went to Ms Lenka Svatošová, a student from Vysoké Mýto, in recognition of her design for suitcase and hand luggage. Furthermore, 5 special awards were handed out, two of them to TBU students – to Mr Michal Vlček and Mr Adam Veselý. The exhibition showing the competition entries will run in the "Alternativa" Cultural Centre until 2nd February 2010. The entry is free.
An exhibition showing works by students at the Department of Visual Arts (TBU Faculty of Multimedia Communications) is on view in the lobby next to the conference hall of the Senate of the Czech Republic in Prague between 19 January and 1 February 2010.
The TBU Faculty of Management and Economics of Tomas Bata University in Zlín would like to invite you to attend the 6th
Annual International Bata Conference for Ph.D. Students and Young Researchers
, to be held on 15 April 2010.
On Wednesday, 20 January 2010 the first edition of the educational project entitled “Talented Students” is coming to its end. Representatives of enterprises and public sector administration participated in meetings with 25 selected students of the TBU Faculty of Management and Economics.
The finalists of the “MISS ACADEMIA of the Czech Republic 2010” contest have been announced. A total number of 255 female university students from the whole Czech Republic wanted to participate in this prestigious beauty contest. The girls had to attend the castings held in Prague and in Zlín.
We would like to invite you to attend the opening day and the public announcement of results of the national student competition “DESIGN TALENT 2009” organized by the Endowment Fund of JUDr. Martin Růžička and by the TBU Faculty of Multimedia Communications - to take place in the "Alternativa" Cultural Institution at 17:00 on Tuesday, 19th January 2010.
We would like to inform you that the date of the TBU festive gathering including the inauguration of the Dean of the Faculty of Logistics and Crisis Management has been changed. The event will be held at 13:00 on Wednesday, 17th February 2010. Thank you for your understanding.
On 1st January 2010 a new website about Tomas Bata was launched, containing detailed information on Tomas Bata Sr., his biography, an extensive gallery of period photographs as well as references to other interesting sources and a bibliography of publications on Tomas Bata compiled by PhDr. Zdeněk Pokluda. The website will be regularly updated.
Students of the Department of Advertising Photography were successful in the prestigious international photography contest “FRAME009” for the third time in a row. We would like to congratulate the students on their accomplishments in this year’s edition:
- In the SHOW category – 1st place - Jakub Jurdič (3rd year) – “Lucie” collection, 3rd place - Tereza Vlčková (5th year) – “Mirrors inside” collection
- In the VZTAH (RELATION) category – 3rd place - Jakub Skokan and Martin
Tůma (both 5th year) – “Na pasekách nehoří” collection
Concerts to be performed by the Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra in January 2010 – tickets are available at a special price reduced by 20%:
A special award in the “Erasmus Student Label 2009” competition organized by the National Agency for European Educational Programmes, which is part of the Centre for International Services of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, went to Ms. Zuzana Bahulová, a student of Tomas Bata University in Zlín, for her essay describing her experience gained during a stay within the Erasmus programme in the academic year 2008/9.
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