The department supervises tuition in the area of concrete and masonry structures of residential and commercial buildings, office blocks and industrial buildings as well as road and railway bridges in Bachelor and Master degree programmes. The department puts special emphasis on instruction in doctoral degree study programs and prepares courses within lifelong learning programmes. The staff members of the department are engaged in theoretical and experimental research in the field of the investigation of the behaviour of concrete and masonry structures, research of cement-based composite materials, fibre concrete, properties of early-aged concrete, reinforced masonry and pre-stressed concrete structures, fire safety design and applications of research achievements in practical design projects.
The department laboratory covers the needs for education and research and is also used for solving particular problems for practical applications.
An important segment of departmental activities are expert opinions and expertise services.