The exam period will be extended through the summer. The autumn semester will 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.
The Rector's Board agreed on Wednesday, March 25 how the end of the spring semester will look like at Masaryk University. The announced cancellation of contact teaching from 23 March until 15 May 2020 still applies, during this time the individual courses cannot be concluded in person. Students should look for information directly from their faculty and professors regarding exams.
The exam period will be held from May 18 to September 30, 2020, and the dates will be offered throughout the period, including during the summer months, so that students have enough opportunities to take the exams. As a result, the autumn semester will start on October 5, 2020 and will last until January 17, 2021 (see the approved Academic Year Schedule 2020/21).
Individual faculties will now identify courses that cannot be taught in the distance mode at the time of emergency at MU. For these courses, an extraordinary “S” evaluation will be implemented in the MU Information System, which means that students who have enrolled in such a course in the spring semester 2020 will be considered as having successfully completed it (including the appropriate number of credits). The evaluation does not count towards the grade average and will be specifically described in the Diploma Supplement.
The deadlines for submitting the final theses will be set at the individual faculties so that students will have two opportunities to complete their studies. For those prepared in to complete their studies in the spring semester 2020, they may do so. Additionally, the faculties are recommended to announce additional dates in September for the final state examinations and students can choose which date fits them better. Exceptions for certain faculties may apply, and students should look for information directly from their faculty.
The State of Emergency ended on 17 May. See the current restriction in the Czech Republic
Update: Tue 19 May, 8:40
On Tuesday, 28 April, the Parliament of the Czech Republic agreed with prolonging the State of Emergency in the Czech Republic until 17 May.
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).
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.