Life in Brno
The second-largest city in the Czech Republic, Brno (pronounced Bir-no) is the historical capital and cultural hub of the Margraviate of Moravia and every year climbs in Best Student Cities index. Brno is relatively undiscovered by tourists, but will certainly charm you with its medieval fortresses and castles, full of mysteries and providing material for numerous local legends.
The cost of living in the Czech Republic is much lower than in the old EU member states. For basic expenses such as food, accommodation and transportation, students will need cca 300 EUR per month.
Brno University of Technology provides good-class accommodation, mostly in double rooms. Half of the bedrooms are equipped with their own bathroom and toilet, another half has a common bathroom unit for a certain number of rooms. Most of the rooms are two-bed and three-bed rooms, a small number are single rooms.
Students with health insurance are entitled to visit any general practitioner. The Student Health Centre, situated in the student halls of residence at Kolejní street, provides medical care for Brno University of Technology students.
19 dining facilities are available in the premises of halls of residence and BUT faculties