Admission to Master’s degree programmes

 

General information

The admission procedure is an administrative process set to determine whether or not an applicant shall be admitted to studies in an accredited degree programme. The admission procedure begins with the submission of an application to an MU faculty and proceeds in compliance with the Higher Education Act and Masaryk University Statutes. The admission procedure ends with a decision on admission or denial of admission to studies in the degree programme and field of study listed in the entrance application. Should the applicant withdraw the application or fail to complete the requirements imposed by the admission procedure (in particular the entrance examinations), all fees associated with the admission procedure are considered non-refundable.

The application may be submitted electronically at link to a new windowhttp://is.muni.cz/prihlaska. You may also be asked to complete a printed application form specific for the certain programme.

Application fees

Fees associated with admission procedures at all Masaryk University faculties have been set at 400 CZK. The applicant is required to pay the fee for each submitted application. Payment information for each electronic application including an individually assigned identification code is generated by the Information System following the submission of the online form. The system generate a bill after each individual e-application is filled out. Payment is made through the MU on-line shop; when submitting more than one application the applicant can pay for all the applications with a single payment. It is not necessary to confirm payment by post. Applicants who fail to attend the entrance examinations will not be refunded.

 

Application deadline

Electronic application system (EAS) can start receiving applications from June 2013 for entry in spring 2014 or from February 2014 for entry in fall 2014. The closing date for the receipt of applications is mid October 2013 for spring 2014 term or the end of April 2014 for fall 2014 term. However, there are some slight differences to the dates EAS receives your application according to the faculties. Please refer to the following:

Faculty Beginning of application Application deadline Admission
Faculty of Business and Administration 15 June 2013 15 October 2013 Spring 2014
15 December 2013 15 April 2014 Fall 2014
Faculty of Social Studies 1 September 2013 30 November 2013 Spring 2014
1 February 2014 30 April 2014 Fall 2014
Faculty of Informatics 1 February 2014 30 April 2014 Fall 2014
Faculty of Education 1 February 2014 30 April 2014 Fall 2014
Faculty of Arts 1 February 2014 30 April 2014 Fall 2014
 
 

Entry requirements

The qualification, skill and qualities need for admission to Masaryk University vary from programme to programme. For full details of entry requirements visit the faculty/programme web pages. However, the minimum entry requirements for Master'sdegree programmes are as follows:

  1. International qualifications which are equivalent to International Baccalaureate or A level qualification (for Bachelor’s programme), Bachelor’s degree certificate (for Master’s Programme) - the University requires all students to provide proof of qualifications (certified copy of the diploma by the authorised university office or by a notary public official) accompanied by the final transcript of records. Diplomas and final transcripts of records whose original language is not English or Czech should be accompanied by an official English language translation, stamped and signed by a translating company or an authorised university office;
  2. English language qualifications - you are required to have a sufficient command of English language to enable you to follow the course without linguistic difficulties. To prove your proficiency in English we ask for one of the following:
    • TOEFL – 550 for paper-based, 213 for computer-based, or 79 for Internet-based tests;
    • Cambridge IELTS written version - 6.5, CAE - B grade, CPE - C grade;
    • or other internationally recognized certificates. (This doesn’t apply to native speakers and holders of a prior degree taught in English).
    Please note that not every Faculty/Programme accepts all these test score.You may be asked to demonstrate your English proficiency in a telephone interview.
  3. Curriculum Vitae - a summary of education, relevant job experience, skills etc.
  4. Statement of purpose - document outlining the applicant's intellectual history and presenting his/her motivation in applying to the certain programme.
  5. Recommendation letter – you may also be required to provide the reference from your university teacher.
 

Open days

If you are travelling to the Czech Republic, we will be pleased to meet you at our university on certain so called Open days when the university staff is more than ready to welcome you and take you around the university. Besides Open days you can send us an email on admission@munidotcz to set up an appointment with us. We will contact you about the possibilities and time.

 

After applying

The next communication and any conditions attached to admission process will be communicated to you through the online application and by a letter/email from the University. You can track the status of your application by yourselves via the online application system anytime.

 

Contact admission office

Are you interested in studying at Masaryk University but you still have a plenty of specific questions related to the admission procedure? You can request further information from the International Student Advisor:

Faculty of Arts admission@phildotmunidotcz
Faculty of Education admission@peddotmunidotcz
Faculty of Economics and Administration. admission@econdotmunidotcz
Faculty of Informatics admission@fidotmunidotcz
Faculty of Social Studies admission@fssdotmunidotcz