Why do people enjoy working here?

We asked our current employees what they like best about working at MU. Here are some of the most frequently mentioned aspects:

Friendly environment

87 % of our employees praise our team spirit and the university's welcoming atmosphere. When in need, you will always have someone to turn to.

International prestige

We employ people from over 50 countries. Together, we ensure first-rate teaching and promote research excellence.

Stability and security

The university has a 100-year-long history. We have over 5,000 employees and most people stay for 5 years or more.

Career growth

We trust in your abilities. You will be responsible for much of your work. We will provide further education, international experience and development opportunities.

HR Award

The Certificate is awarded by the European Commission to research institutions which implement the HR strategy for their current and future employees in the alignment with the HRS4R (The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers) in accordance with the 40 principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers based on the recommendations of the European Commission 2005/251/EC.

Benefits of the HRS4R

  • The increased international prestige of Masaryk University
  • Better chances of getting funding in TAČR, HORIZON 2020 and other grant schemes
  • Standardization of working conditions for achieving globally comparable and excellent results in the field of science, research and teaching
  • Transparent recruitment and selection
  • Improved quality of care for employees to make full use of their human and professional potential
  • Support for researchers’ career growth
  • Improvement in the development and further education of the researchers
  • Fair evaluation of merits and performance
The certificate has been awarded to these organizational units of MU:

Employee testimonial:

Violeta Osouchová

“I am a proud Masaryk University employee, especially thanks to its multinational community, prestige and international reputation. Large numbers of foreign students, interesting international projects and a friendly environment are what makes our work a mission and a lifestyle rather than just another ordinary job.”

Violeta Osouchová
Centre for International Cooperation director

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Commitment to equal opportunities

We believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to work at MU, regardless of age, gender, social status or medical condition. We provide students with experience, support graduates launching their first careers and help mothers on maternity leave balance work and family.

53 % of the university workforce is made up of women. Over a third of our employees have some kind of part-time job arrangement. We pay special attention to the disabled. Job seekers with physical or sensory disabilities are provided with personal assistance services and specialized technical equipment.

Everyone without exception has the same rights and obligations. We will always remain committed to promoting equal opportunities. Employing several dozen people with hearing impairments has brought Masaryk University a company of the year award for 2014, presented by the Silent World company.

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