The Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU) is one of the biggest and oldest technical universities in Europe. It has eight faculties and more than 18,000 students. University offers 170 accredited study programmes of which 53 are in foreign languages. CTU educates modern specialists, scientists, and also managers with knowledge of foreign languages who are dynamic, flexible and can adapt quickly to the requirements of the market.

The Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics (CIIRC CTU) is an institute of the Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU) founded in 2013. One of its main objectives is to integrate information and cybernetic research and education at the CTU. Building on the links to the out-of-city centres and also on strong links with international research centres.

Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics, and Cybernetics, CTU in Prague

Český institut informatiky, robotiky a kybernetiky, ČVUT v Praze


Fields of interest

The CIIRC brings results at the world’s top research level in a number of areas. Experts from home and also from abroad can become a part of the CIIRC CTU team. A significant part of the cooperation is also connected with other parts within CTU.

The CIIRC is a developing research institute, which focuses on the teaching of students and technology transfer to industry.

  • automatic control and optimization
  • robotics
  • artificial intelligence
  • computer graphics
  • computer vision
  • machine learning
  • designing software systems
  • designing decision and diagnostic systems and their applications in medicine, energy transport, including smart homes and smart cities

Prague Testbed

The CIIRC CTU became the centre of support for Industry 4.0 and the headquarters of the National Center for Industry 4.0. Within this centre, the first extensive Testbed for Industry 4.0 is being developed. Primarily for the advanced development and transfer of technologies and solutions for Czech small and also medium-sized companies.