Following the latest world trends in higher education, Tomas Bata University in Zlín (TBU) is a modern and progressive university located in the Czech Republic. TBU ranks among medium-sized Czech universities and has a student population of approximately 10,000.
Since its establishment in January 2001, thousands of highly-qualified professionals have received their education at TBU. The university is named after Tomas Bata, a world-renowned entrepreneur and founder of the shoe industry in Zlín. Bata played a significant role in the transformation of life and economy of the town of Zlín and of the country as a whole.