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The operation of the university follows a university traffic-light system. Please find more details on the websites of MU faculties.
The new academic year 2021/2022 will start on Monday 13 September 2021.
FFP2/KN95 respirators or surgical masks following the regulations must be worn in MU premises.
Rules for foreign nationals who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 abroad:
Information for international students interested in getting vaccinated in the Czech Republic:
As of Friday 11 June, the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic has officially opened registration for COVID-19 vaccinations for everyone, including foreigners or people without public insurance. You can register through the Ministry of Health’s Central Reservation System (also available in English).
Masaryk University is not a provider of this vaccination process, however, we prepared for you the registration guideline below.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rules for entering the country:
Rules for Czech citizens, foreign nationals with a residence permit issued by Czechia;
Rules for citizens of EU+ and foreign nationals with long-term or permanent residence permit issued by EU+:
Rules for third-country nationals who do not have any residence permit issued by Czechia or long-term or permanent residence permit issued by other EU+ country;
Rules for third-country nationals who have a short term visa issued by Czechia before 11 May 2020 or short-term or long term-visa issued by other EU+ country
The list of countries for entry measures to the Czech Republic (last update: Mon, 27 September):
Please see the details at the website of Ministry of Interior.
Use this application and find out under which conditions you can enter the country:
For details on the issuing of visas and residence permits, please see the information from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.
Masaryk University full-degree students going for placements abroad in spring 2021: please find more information on the website of MU's Centre for International Cooperation.
Are you currently a MU international student in Brno and you need help with any COVID-19 related issue? This tool was created to guide you in case you do not know what to do in your situation. Please read carefully and follow the steps that apply to your case. If you still have a specific question or anything is unclear to you, contact your coordinator.
Helplines and contacts:
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.
Libraries, computer labs, study rooms, and community rooms may open following the government measures and decision of the dean. Before visiting the library, check the information about the entry at your faculty or economic unit. See more details at the websites of MU libraries and faculties.
The e-loan service allows members of the MU community to read study materials from MU’s library collections online, although downloading and saving them is not possible.
The operation of canteens is regulated by the director of MU Accommodation and Catering Services (SKM MU) and the MU Crisis Board based on the current epidemic situation.
It is compulsory to wear FFP2/KN95 respirators 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.
The operation of dormitories is regulated by the director of MU Accommodation and Catering Services (SKM MU) and the MU Crisis Staff based on the current epidemic situation. For more information, please see the Accommodation and Catering Services website.
Social events are prohibited in the dormitories. It is mandatory to wear FFP2/KN95 respirators indoors.
All students living in MU dormitories are required to be tested once a week. Testing for these students follows the same structure as those in practical classes. Students can use the self-administrated test (you can buy them at the reception), but tests must be taken in front of the reception. See details in the section Testing.
Effective 31 August 2021, students will be asked to submit one of the following documents before checking in for accommodation:
The above documents must be re-submitted every 7 days (except for the proof of vaccination or recovery from Covid-19, which are submitted only once before the students check in for accommodation).
If a student fails to submit any of the above proofs, he or she will not be allowed to check in for accommodation in the dormitories.
Academic ceremonies and large events can be held if current legislation is followed.
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.
Students of Masaryk University can make use of psychological counselling, which is provided by the Masaryk University Students’ Advisory Services. Currently, the psychological counselling could be done only online due to government regulations. In the current crisis situation, MU Students’ Advisory Services has established a special emergency psychological counselling service with a shortened online consultation regime (Skype, e-mail) for coronavirus pandemic related topics. The request must be sent to the e-mail address email@example.com. Include in the subject of the report: Psychologist - student help.
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.
Further detailed information and measures are also issued by individual faculties of Masaryk University, the Centre for International Cooperation and the Teiresias Centre:
Measures to combat the spread of Covid-19 at Masaryk University, which reflect the overall epidemic situation in the Czech Republic, will not change.
Anti-epidemic measures at MU will remain the same for the time being. However, the university is preparing for a possible worsening of the COVID-19 situation.
On its meeting held on Monday, 23 August 2021, the MU Crisis Board decided that Masaryk University will remain at the WHITE LIGHT (lowest) rating of its traffic-light system. A review of the system’s readiness for a possible worsening of the situation is currently underway.
According to the Czech Ministry of Health, from 23 August onward the Czech Republic will also accept Covid-19 vaccinations administered to people from outside the European Union, on the condition the vaccine they have received has been approved for emergency use by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) or the World Health Organization (WHO).