According to the Quacquarelli Symond Limited prestigious world university rankings, BUT has been among the world's best universities for several years in succession. Overall it ranked 651-700th position in 2016 and had several further successes:
262th position - area Engineering & Technology
151-200th position - category Structural and Civil Engineering
It is the result of the top research conducted at BUT as well as its good reputation recognised by academics and employers both at home and abroad. Among others, the ranking also reflects the degree of internationalization of a university.