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What is Fithesis?

Fithesis is a family of LaTeX document classes for the typesetting of final theses at the faculties of Masaryk University. It will allow the user to uniformly plant all the necessary mandatory and optional parts set out in instructions for the elaboration of final theses at MU .

Current version: fithesis4

The current version is the fithesis4 class developed by Tereza Vrabcová within bachelor thesis under the supervision of Marie Stará, Vítek Novotný and Petr Sojka.

The class supports uniform visual style of Masaryk University , adds support for the Faculty of Pharmacy, incorporates the current requirements of individual faculties and aligns them with international standards for the structure of final theses and similar documents. Class information and downloads can be found at project website (in English). They are also available templates on duty Overleaf for a quick start typing work in the browser.

More information

  • Typesetting of final theses in LaTeX is an actively managed thematic IS forum, which was established to discuss the rate of final theses using fithesis. In addition to questions and comments on fithesis classes, you can also send general questions about the typesetting of final theses in LaTeX at MU.
  • Final work Updating the fithesis LaTeX templates to UVS MU (in English) Tereza Vrabcová describes the origin of the class fithesis4. The bachelor thesis itself was prepared using the fithesis4 class and illustrates its possibilities.

Outdated versions


The fithesis3 class was created in 2015 as an output of Vítek Novotný's bachelor's thesis. Compared to the previous version, the class supports all MU faculties, modern XeTeX and LuaTeX typesetting machines, supports work with PDF metadata, color typesetting and contains extensive technical and user documentation in English.



The fithesis2 class was created in 2008 as an output of Stanislav Filipčík's bachelor's thesis. Compared to the previous version, the class removes Latin2 as the default encoding, modifies the appearance of many typographic elements, and adds support for the typesetting of the Faculty of Sports Studies logo.



The original class fithesis1 was created in 1998 as an output of Daniel Marek's bachelor's project. This is a class rapport3 from the package ntgclass , which was modified for the purposes of preparation of final theses. The class is listed here for completeness only, is not currently being developed, is not supported, and is strongly discouraged from use.


Using fithesis1 from DocBook

Final work Creating a document in XML and Modernization of the xslt2 project deal with the module xslt , which is available on UNIX faculty machines and is used to convert the DocBook XML format to many final formats, including LaTeX outputs with the fithesis1 class.