University measures taken regarding the spread of COVID-19
- Students of all years can attend classes, exams or consultation in the presence of a maximum of 15 students. Clinical and practical teaching does not limit the number of students.
- To enter the buildings, students must confirm the electronic declaration of the absence of symptoms of viral infectious diseases and wear a facemask. See the website of faculties and libraries for information on movement restrictions.
- The exam period is from 18 May to 30 September. MU Crisis Board recommends to hold a maximum of examinations in distance form.
- The State of Emergency was declared in the Czech Republic from 12 March to 17 May. However, there are still some restrictions. It is possible for foreigners to enter the country if the specific conditions are met.
- See Rector’s special rules for study in the spring semester.
The State of Emergency ended on 17 May. See the current restriction in the Czech Republic
Update: Tue 26 May, 12:00
On Tuesday, 28 April, the Parliament of the Czech Republic agreed with prolonging the State of Emergency in the Czech Republic until 17 May.
Information on issuing visas and residence permits
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic has started to issue visas and residence permits for international students and employees of Masaryk University. Please see more information at the website of the ministry.
All MUNI canteens will reopen from Monday 25 May
From Monday, 25 May, all MU catering services will reopen. There will be also a new offer of meals on the menu, but it is still necessary to order meals in the reservation system in advance. New: meals can now be ordered 14 days in advance. The ordering obligation does not apply to weekly menu.
Some gyms and sports grounds on MUNI are opening
For the period from 18 May 18 to 26 June, some sports grounds of Masaryk University have reopened for students. You can find the places where you can do sports as well as the info on the conditions of sports in the MUNI gyms following the preventative measures related to COVID-19 at this link (in Czech only).
On the initiative of Rector Martin Bares, Masaryk University created a volunteer network. With thousands of volunteers applying, we can now offer assistance in many activities and fields.
MUNI buys green energy – and cuts costs
The university has taken another step to meet the targets set out in the memorandum for reducing carbon dioxide emissions in Brno after signing it this February.
Havlík: Surprisingly, teaching online does not affect the quality
Vratislav Havlík teaches three classes in Czech, three classes in English and one class in German at the MU Faculty of Social Studies. Understandably, having to switch all his classes online was no piece of cake.
Erasmus in Brno in defiance of coronavirus
Eleonora Fioravanti had always dreamed of studying abroad and as a second-year student at the Sapienza University of Rome, she took the opportunity to do so and left for Brno – just before the coronavirus outbreak.
Video: The ban period ends. Rector Bareš summarizes the current situation at MUNI
Comment of the Masaryk University rector Martin Bareš about coronavirus and lifting of the emergency measures.
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