Facts and Figures

  • MU is the second largest university in the Czech Republic.
  • MU is a respected research university (see Research plans) and one of the fastest growing higher education institutions in the Czech Republic.
  • MU is the second largest employer in the South Moravian Region, currently providing work for a total of 4,989 employees including 2,150 academic employees (as of 31 December 2012).
  • MU consists of 9 faculties and over 200 departments, institutes and clinics which offer a combined total of 1,319 fields of study.
  • A total of 73,772 applicants for studies were registered in 2012.
  • A total of 43,253 students are enrolled at MU, including 6,493 international students (as of 31 October 2012).
  • A total of 19,494 participants take part in 804 lifelong learning programmes offered at MU.
  • A total of 450 disabled students are enrolled at MU, making it the only Czech university where the percentage of disabled students mirrors their number in the general population.
  • The number of outgoing students stands at 1,526 while the number of incoming students from abroad is 1,064 (2012/2013 academic year).
  • A total of 8,619 students graduated from MU in 2012: 4,038 from Bachelor’s programmes, 1,134 from long-cycle Master’s programmes, 3,118 from Master’s programmes and 329 from doctoral programmes.
  • MU graduates are extremely successful on the job market (see Graduate employment record).
  • Since 1922, a total of 3,601 students have graduated from Masaryk University.
  • In 2010, MU finalized the construction of the University Campus Bohunice, a new university educational and research complex. The construction project – unique in the European higher education context – cost a total of 5.1 billion CZK (204 million EUR).
  • Thanks to funding from the European Union, MU is currently developing additional projects at the Bohunice campus: CEITEC, CETOCOEN and CESEB. See campus.muni.cz for more information.
  • MU is the only university in the world with an Antarctic research station; this unique facility is dedicated to the complex research of ice-free areas in collaboration with international partners.