Access for academic users

​​1. Self-service users


Preferred way how to use the equipment in CEITEC Nano research infrastructure for academic users is self-service open access. The instruments running cost is 100% covered by CEITEC Nano, only administration and training fee is paid by user.

Access to all CEITEC Nano equipment via booking systemCZK (without VAT)
User fee for new and regular users30,000/year
User fee for short-term users, only if no training required300/hour


Self-service users gain full independent access to all CEITEC Nano labs and access to all instruments via booking system. Authorization to work on individual instruments is required and can be obtained after proper training.

1. Register via Perun website – https://idm.ics.muni.cz/ceitec/registrar/?vo=ceitec&group=CEITECNANO
    (it takes about 15min to be able to login with your new user account)

2. Print the CEITEC Nano User fee agreement and sign it. If you have a faculty advisor and/or sponsor have them sign it as well. Bring the agreement to the user office or scan and email it to nano@ceitec.vutbr.cz.

3. Thoroughly study the CEITEC Nano User Manual, then pass the exam (see Trainings->General trainings).

  • Wait to receive an email (this can take up to 3 days) which shows your score and whether or not you passed the exam.
  • If you did not pass the exam, you can Correct and resubmit the exam at the CEITEC Nano User Manual Exam page.

4. Contact CEITEC Nano User Office to schedule laboratory safety excursion. CEITEC Nano User Office can be reached via email nano@ceitec.vutbr.cz or by phone 54114 9200.

  • Full CEITEC Nano excursion – 2 hrs.
  • Nanofabrication laboratory – 45 min.
  • Nanocharacterization laboratory – 30 min.
  • Structural analysis laboratory – 30 min.

5. After you have completed all of the access requirements, you can start with the trainings for individual equipment.

2. Services for academic users

For occasional users, where training is unfeasible, full-service processing of user’s samples can be provided by CEITEC Nano staff. Full-service users do not not need any training, their samples are handled by CEITEC Nano staff. They can be present at the measurement only as visitors under the supervision of an authorized personnel.


How to order full-service

  1. Contact the CEITEC Nano User Office at nano@ceitec.vutbr.cz or via phone 54114 9200 to discuss your processing requirements.
  2. CEITEC Nano financial department will send you a quotation for CEITEC Nano services. We provide support regarding internal invoicing from projects running at CEITEC and BUT. Contact CEITEC Nano financial manager Pavlina Zajicova (+420 54114 9205) with your questions.
  3. If you agree with the quotation send the purchase order to nano@ceitec.vutbr.cz
  4. CEITEC Nano staff will process your samples and prepare a processing/measurement report.
  5. Upon agreement an invoice will be emailed to you together with the samples or measurement data.

Prices for academic users

Valid from 1st July 2017
Academic users using full-service pay hourly rates (listed below - VAT is not included) for the instrument use and an additional fee for the analysis of the results (if requested).



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