Bata Information Centre is a department of the Library of Tomas Bata University in Zlin. It was founded in December 2008 at the initiative of the university management. It gives the public an overview of Tomas Bata’s personality and all aspects of the Bata company in Zlin, in Czechoslovakia and around the world from 1894 to the present.


Bata Information Centre
Tomas Bata University in Zlín
Library – 4th floor
T. G. Masaryka 5555
760 01 Zlin


About this project

The project tomasbata.com was initiated by Tomas Bata University in Zlín and implemented by the university Library.

The original version of website has been prepared by:

PhDr. Zdeněk Pokluda (content), Mgr. Olga Zbranek Biernátová (co-editor, website preparation), Mgr. Šárka Bobková, Mgr. Jarmila Trnčáková, Ing. Jan Kaňka (co-editors), BcA. Václav Koláček (graphic design), Ing. Ivan Masár (webmaster), Mgr. Jana Tomanová (English translation)

On the redesign of website in 2016 collaborated:

PhDr. Zdeněk Pokluda, Mgr. Jan Herman (content, update information), Mgr. Světlana Hrabinová (webdesign, graphics, UX design), Ing. Petra Holbíková (programming, coding, implementation of the website), Radim Vodička, DiS., Ing. Ivan Masár (technical support)

Partner cooperation and support

  • František Bartoš Regional Library Zlín
  • Moravian Record Office in Brno – District Public Record Office Zlín (contemporary photos)
  • Moravian Record Office in Brno – Zlín branch office
  • Thomas Bata Foundation Zlín
  • Museum of South Eastern Moravia in Zlín
  • Regional Art Gallery in Zlín