The department provides instruction in foreign languages for all students of the Faculty of Civil Engineering. The languages taught are English, French, German, Russian Spanish and Italian. Czech language training is offered to international students.
The department offers compulsory courses in foreign languages at higher levels of proficiency and for technical communication. It also offers a wide range of elective and specialized courses. In terms of ESP, students may select exam preparation courses within the English for Civil Engineers (UNIcert® II/ UNIcert® III) language programme. These courses are certified and the department has the right to award the UNIcert International Professional English Examination at both B2 and C1 level.
Besides teaching activities, the department is involved in the optimization of the processes applied in teaching foreign languages for civil engineering purposes. The staff members search and test new methodological concepts and work with modern didactic technologies.