Information for Employees

Teaching and the exam period

The operation of the university follows a university traffic-light system. Please find more details on the websites of MU faculties.

Vaccination of MU employees
Vaccination at Masaryk University
  • Due to the changes in government measures and the evolving epidemic, the vaccination dates at Masaryk University have been cancelled. SurGal Clinic has also stopped giving jabs; it will still be possible to get a shot without registering at OC Bohéma.
Vaccination at national centres

International employees interested in vaccination can now register in the Ministry of Health’s Central Reservation System (also available in English).

  • Information on the eligibility of vaccination from foreign countries can be found here: Examples of national certificates - Current information on COVID-19
  • As of 15 February 2022, the validity of vaccination certificates was shortened to 9 months. At this moment, the validity of the booster (third) dose is not limited.
  • As of 15 November 2021, foreigners without insurance only pay for the application of the vaccination – please find more details here.
  • Self-payers registration guideline for the COVID-19 vaccination in the Czech Republic
    • Go to https://registrace.mzcr.cz/samoplatci and switch to English.
    • Enter your phone number (non-Czech numbers can now be used) and check the box for your GDPR consent.
    • Enter the PIN that comes to your phone on the webpage that pops up (less than 1 minute).
    • Fill out the form, including selecting a vacation centre. Brno is in the region 'Jihomoravský'.
    • When choosing your vaccination centre keep in mind the availability of vaccination spots. You can check site capacity and approximate waiting times here.
    • Click 'send request'.
    • Wait for your second PIN (this may take up to a week).
    • Once you receive your second PIN, log in and select your date and time. Keep in mind that you must come for a second jab at the scheduled time. Make sure that you show up to receive your second dose at the scheduled time.
  • Please keep your vaccination information up to date in the COVID-19 Prevention app.

MUDr. Věra Přibylová, MU’s contractual provider of occupational medical services, is not administering COVID-19 vaccinations to employees.

If you have any questions, write to ockovanicovid@muni.cz.

Communicatiom and e-learning

Consultations and other communication with colleagues and students should be carried out at the maximum use by remote communication tools (telephone, e-mail, teleconferencing through MS Teams, etc.). 

It is recommended to make maximum use of electronic tools available at it.muni.cz. Further recommendations and instructions for teachers can be found at is.muni.cz/do/mu/samostudium. Various electronic databases are accessible from it.muni.cz/en/closed-libraries-wont-stop-you

Academic ceremonies

Academic ceremonies and large events can be held if current legislation is followed.

Canteens

The operation of canteens is regulated by the director of MU Accommodation and Catering Services (SKM MU) and the MU Crisis Staff based on the current epidemic situation.

It is compulsory to wear FFP2/KN95 respirators or surgical mask in canteens and seating arrangements in are adjusted so that social distancing can be ensured. Please find more details here: https://www.skm.muni.cz/menza?en.

Ready-made meals must be ordered two days in advance (via WebKredit or MobilKredit), but when you come to canteens without food ordering, you can choose from at least five meals.

Travelling and visa information
Entering the Czech Republic

As of 9 April 2022, the protective measures regarding the conditions of entry into the Czech Republic in relation to the epidemic of covid-19 have been suspended. Entry into the Czech Republic is no longer subject to any special epidemiological conditions to prevent the spread of the disease. The entry ban for foreigners from third countries and the obligation to prove infection-free status have been lifted.

 

See also:

Visa information

For details on the issuing of visas and residence permits, please see the information from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

Psychological Counselling

The coronavirus epidemic affects not only the physical but also the mental health of humans. If you need the help of a psychologist in the current crisis, you can use the online consultation offer.

Employees of Masaryk University can also make use of psychological counselling. At this moment, you can contact the psychologists Lubomir Smekal and Ludmila Piňosová (via e-mails lsmekal@gmail.com and lidpinos@gmail.com) or you can contact anyone from the team of the Department of Psychology and Psychosomatics of the Faculty of Medicine of MU. They are ready to consult via email or Skype.

You can also read this recommendation for the public written by Miroslav Světlák, Head of the Department of Psychology and Psychosomatics (Masaryk University) and or special website of the Department of Psychology of FSS MU. 

If you are experiencing symptoms of Coronavirus Disease

If you experience symptoms of emerging respiratory disease (fever above 38°C, cough, breathing problems), stay at home, limit contact with others, contact a doctor via phone or email or other established helplines and follow their instructions. If you do not have a doctor in the Czech Republic, do see the list of English-speaking doctors in Brno here. 

Helplines: 

  • +420 724 810 106, +420 725 191 367 or +420 725 191 370: nonstop helpline of the National Institute of Public Health 
  • 112: medical and rescue service (as well as fire and police service) 
  • +420 777 44 86 86: Centre for International Cooperation, Masaryk University 

If you have trouble that operators of Czech helplines do not speak English, please contact the helpline of Centre of International Cooperation at Masaryk University.

Covid-19 testing locations in Brno

Please find the details here

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