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Transport Means, M.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #1001 (WUR) ,
The branch of study Transport Means – Railway vehicles focuses upon solving problems of railway transport means their construction, operational use, maintenance and repair.


The theoretical preparation during Transport Means master programme is completed with professional internships, which follow the taught professional courses and acquaint the student with specific problems occuring in practice. A preparing of specialist for proposes of conception, properties and parameters of railway vehicles, optimization of maintanance, vehicle testing, etc.

Career opportunities

Graduates can be employee in corporations, who deals with operation, repair or maintenance of railway vehicles and they are able to work in field of science and research as well as in management. Study programme contents additional universal technical courses in Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Dynamical Strength and Service Life, Structural Materials, CAD Systems or FEM. Specialized courses are focused to Theory of Railway Vehicles, Testing of Railway Vehicles, Theory of Maintenance, Braking systems, Computational Methods of Railway Vehicle Design, Selected topics in Railway Vehicle design, Railway Track Machines and Mechanization, Control or Diagnostic and Traction Systems of Track Vehicles.

Courses in Testing of Railway Vehicles are completed by excursions to one of the best testing centre in Europe which is equipped by testing circle for maximum speed 200 kmph. After master study graduates can continue with studying of doctoral degree in the study programme focused to Transport Means and Infrastructure.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Railway Track Machines and Mechanization
  • Theory of Railway Vehicles
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Numerical Methods
  • Choiced Items from Dynamics
  • Selected Articles of the Vehicles Design
  • Theory of Maintenance
  • Railway Vehicle Testing
  • Structural Materials
  • Finite Element Method I
  • Strength of Materials II

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • a certified copy of the bachelor degree diploma and (if available) a diploma supplement, a proof of nostrification of the bachelor diploma (i.e. recognition of the education acquired in a foreign country by the Czech authorities),
  • curriculum vitae,
  • copy of a passport,
  • two passport photographs.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2900 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2900 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  •  70,801 CZK /  year

Living costs for Pardubice

  • 10800 - 16800 CZK/month
    Living Costs

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