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.
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).
Testing locations for self payers
These are the locations where you can a Covid-19 test. Masaryk University is in the process to determine the best locations for international students and non-Czech speakers.
Video: The ban period ends. Rector Bareš summarizes the current situation at MUNI
The Rector offers an outlook for the next period, including the admissions procedure, and comments on the lifting of the emergency measures, which will be effective from 18 May, when the examination period begins.
Graduations will not take place at MUNI until the end of August
For preventive reasons, graduations will not be held at Masaryk University until the end of August. The proceedings after 1 September will already be the responsibility of the deans of the individual faculties. The issue of replacing cancelled spring and summer dates will also depend on the decisions of the faculties, please inquire at your Office for Studies.
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.
Werner: Instead of reading fairy tales, my dad showed me astronauts on the Moon
The astrophysicist Norbert Werner has been recently awarded a unique grant by Masaryk University – MUNI Award in Science and Humanities.
Chemistry was a random choice. Now she’s studying it at Harvard
Petra Vojáčková was accepted into a doctoral programme at Harvard university after graduating from Masaryk University.
President Zeman appoints 13 new professors from MUNI
On Wednesday, 17 June, the president of the Czech Republic signed decrees appointing 80 professors, 13 of whom work at Masaryk University.
Fear of the coronavirus must not turn into fear of opening the borders
The Association of Research Universities of the Czech Republic issued a declaration on 17 June highlighting the importance of an open world for fostering critical thinking and academic research.
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