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CZECHIA: MASARYK UNIVERSITY

Brno, Czechia (Czech Republic)

GENERAL INFORMATION

FULL NAME AND LOCATION OF UNIVERSITY

Masaryk University

Brno, Czechia (Czech Republic)

NUMBER OF UTRECHT NETWORK SEMESTERS ACCEPTING DURING 2019/2020

8

MAIN UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

INTERNATIONAL OFFICE WEBSITE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

CONTACT PERSON FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

Petr Boucnik
Centre for International Cooperation

Komenskeho nam. 2

602 00 Brno, Czech Republic

00420549497785

boucnik@czs.muni.cz

CONTACT PERSON FOR OUTGOING STUDENTS

Same as above.

APPLICATION WEBSITE

HOW DOES THE APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS PROCESS DIFFER FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS?

No difference

 

ACADEMICS

 

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

UNDERGRADUATE AREAS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

Any field of study (we have more than 200 departments university-wide) that offers courses offered in English (see the list of available course below)

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO GRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

CAN GRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

Yes

CAN ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES?

Yes

AREAS OF STUDY RESTRICTED TO PRIOR BILATERAL AGREEMENTS BETWEEN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENTS OR FACULTIES

None. However, some courses require prerequisites to be met in order to join the given course.

AREAS OF STUDY THAT ARE NOT OPEN TO EXCHANGE STUDENTS

Faculty of Medicine, General Medicine

WEBSITE FOR COURSE OFFERINGS

REQUIRED MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE EXCHANGE

Minimum of 20 ECTS and maximal number of 60 ECTS a semester applies.

ARE SUMMER COURSES AVAILABLE AS EXCHANGE (NON FEE-PAYING)? IF SO, WHAT IS THE WEBSITE?

No

DO STUDENTS REGISTER FOR COURSES IN ADVANCE OR UPON ARRIVAL?

In advance

COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE(S)

From two months before semester’s start to 2 weeks after the semester’s start

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

B2 level of English/Czech or being a native speaker

LANGUAGE TEST CERTIFICATE REQUIRED? IF SO, WHICH AND WHEN: BEFORE ADMISSION OR UPON ARRIVAL?

A confirmation of English B2 level from home university is required for non-native speakers

PREPARATORY LANGUAGE COURSE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS? DATES AND COSTS?

No

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL ADVISING OR REGISTRATION CONCERNS THAT STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF? ARE SERVICES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST IN REGISTRATION OR COURSE SELECTION?

Not to leave the course registration for the arrival to MU

ADDITIONAL NOTES

DATES

 

ADDITIONAL NOTES

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR EACH TERM

Semester 1/Fall: May 1

Semester 2/Spring: October 1

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

EXAMINATION PERIOD

Semester 1/Fall: 16 December 2019 - 8 February 2020
Semester 2/Spring: 25 May - 5 July 2020
Note: Exams may be set for earlier - for the autumn semester before Christmas. For the spring semester within the first week of the examination period

IF THERE IS A BREAK BETWEEN THE ACADEMIC COURSE CALENDAR AND EXAMS, CAN ARRANGEMENTS BE MADE SO THE STUDENT MAY TAKE EXAMS EARLY?

Yes

ORIENTATION SESSION(S) FOR INCOMING STUDENTS. ARE THEY MANDATORY? DATES AND COSTS?

Semester 1/Fall: 8-15 September 2019 (mandatory)
Semester 2/Spring: 9-16 February 2020 (mandatory)

20 EUR

COSTS

 

TOTAL COST ESTIMATE PER MONTH (IN EURO)

(see cost estimates below)

HOUSING

EUR 105-135

MEALS

EUR 400

BOOKS/COURSE MATERIALS

EUR 50/semester

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

EUR 11

HEALTH INSURANCE

Czech-based travel health insurance needed for Czech visa.

OTHER

Refundable housing deposit (130 EUR), MU chip card 6 EUR, Orientation week fee of 20 EUR

IS COMPARABLE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FROM ABROAD ALLOWED?

Yes

ADDITIONAL NOTES

HOUSING AND STUDENT LIFE

 

IS HOUSING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? IS IT GUARANTEED? HOW DO STUDENTS APPLY?

Yes

HOUSING OPTIONS

MU halls of residence

HOUSING WEBSITE AND CONTACT PERSON(S)

DO STUDENTS APPLY FOR HOUSING WITH THEIR UNIVERSITY APPLICATION OR IS IT SEPARATE? IS THERE A DEADLINE?

Within regular application

WHAT KINDS OF HEALTH FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY?

None, but public health system is very good.

ARE INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE?

No

ARE STUDENT JOBS AVAILABLE/ALLOWED?

Yes

ADDITIONAL NOTES

We recommend to purchase the Czech based travel health insurance as it has to meet given features to be accepted by visa authorities

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

 

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