University measures taken regarding the spread of COVID-19
- The MU Crisis Board recommends mass lectures for more than 100 students to be organized in distance mode everywhere it is possible without significant loss of teaching quality.
- The exam period is from 18 May to 30 September. MU Crisis Board recommends to hold a maximum of examinations in distance form.
- See Rector’s special rules for study in the spring semester.
- Foreigners may enter the country, please see details in sections for students and employees. See also current restrictions in the Czech Republic.
The South Moravian Security Council banned visits to health and social facilities
14.50: The South Moravian Security Council banned on visits to health and social facilities.
News from the MU Crisis Board
14.30: The MU Crisis Board has discussed the current situation and other measures taken due to coronavirus epidemy.
Students and staff received decisions on preventive procedures18.20: All students and employees of Masaryk University were informed by e-mail about the preventive procedures and measures taken.
Italy impemented quarantine in Lombardy
12.00: New recommendation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is not to travel to Italy. Italy has impelemented an extraordinary quarantine measures in Lombardy and other regions.
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.
A day in the life of a volunteer: It’s great that so many med students want to help
Martin Janků, a student at the MU Faculty of Medicine, coordinates the med students volunteering to help during the coronavirus outbreak.
Masaryk University offers its laboratories for coronavirus research free of charge
CEITEC Masaryk University is offering priority access, free of charge, to their equipment in shared laboratories including research expertise for research that may lead to the development of a vaccine or drug against COVID-19.
CEITEC MU laboratories receive official permission to perform coronavirus testing
Three Masaryk University laboratories were set aside for possible coronavirus testing.
Exam period extended through the summer. Autumn semester to start later
The exam period for spring semester 2020 is extended and exams will be held from May 18 to September 30. The faculties are also recommended to offer students the September dates of the final state exams.
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