Why Masaryk University

Study in the heart of Europe

Experience the friendly atmosphere in this South Moravian city, a crossroads between East and West, a town of universities pulsating with vibrant student life day and night. You will be impressed by the wide assortment of theatres, galleries, cinemas, music clubs, festivals, and sporting centres.

A prestigious Central European university

For many years Masaryk University has been one of the most prestigious institutions of higher education in Central Europe. It has long held top rank among Czech universities in the number of applications for study. At the same time there has been growing interest on the part of international students, whose numbers have doubled in recent years and who now make up 15 % of its 45,000 students.

A wide range of degree programmes

You can choose from a broad assortment of degree programmes and combinations, from natural sciences to the humanities, at nine different faculties: Law, Medicine, Science, Arts, Education, Economics and Administration, Informatics, Social Studies and Sports Studies.

A unique university campus

A super-modern lecture and research campus awaits you in Brno’s Bohunice quarter. In the city centre classes are taught in historical buildings that have undergone extensive reconstruction and modernisation of technological infrastructure as well as laboratory facilities, classrooms and libraries.

Easy handling of student matters

MU has a modern information system that allows you to organise your studies over the internet, without needless paperwork, queues, and extra trips. The MU information system will guide you all through your studies – from submitting the electronic application form, through enrolling for various classes and excusing oneself from class, to accessing study materials and taking tests.

Take part in top-level research

Masaryk University is a research university where research and teaching are closely linked. Its research activities are not limited to the Czech Republic: Masaryk University scholars work on every continent. One of its research centres is the first Czech polar station in Antarctica, where specialists are engaged in long-term research on the ecosystem.

Centre for Excellence in Science

Masaryk University is developing its Centre for Excellence in Science directly on the university campus. Research at the newly-built Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC) focuses on human health and quality of life. Medical research will also be developed at the International Clinical Research Centre (ICRC) at St. Anne University Hospital in cooperation with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota (USA).

Diploma Supplement for graduates

All graduates of Masaryk University are provided with a free Diploma Supplement to get their credentials recognised abroad. It includes a transcript in English of all tests taken, a list of courses completed during studies, the number of credits and grades according to the ECTS scale, information about diploma work, defence of diploma work, state exams and overall evaluation of studies.

Excellent prospects for graduates

The university regularly tracks student satisfaction, as well as their success in employment and practical life. According to surveys among students and graduates, about half of students find employment even before the end of their studies. The share of unemployed graduates one to two years after completion of studies is around 1 %.