The university will be without contact teaching until at least mid-May
Today, the Rector of Masaryk University Martin Bareš decided to extend the measures that were taken in order to prevent the spreading of coronavirus. The measure cancelling all contact teaching at Masaryk University is now extended until 15 May. It is also planned to extend the examination period until the end of September to allow students to have enough time for consultation and preparation for examinations.
“We do our best to make sure that all students' rights are respected. We do everything we can to prevent students from missing the semester, to allow them to submit their seminar or final theses, or to take examinations including state exams in due dates, or to postpone deadlines where necessary due to restrictions," said Rector Martin Bareš. He says these measures must correspond to the situation at individual faculties.
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Masaryk University traffic-light system will turn yellow on Monday
Due to the current epidemiological situation in the Czech Republic, the Crisis Board of Masaryk University decided that the university traffic-light system would turn yellow starting Monday, 21 September. From Monday, the public is forbidden to enter all MU buildings and all in-person teaching for more than 50 people will be only in online mode.
New measures are in force, including compulsory facemasks in classes
Due to the current epidemiological situation, new measures are in force in the Czech Republic starting Friday 18 September. All students at higher education institutions must wear facemasks in classes, not only in the common areas of schools.
Facemasks are mandatory in common places of MU buildings
The Ministry of Health is responding to the epidemiological situation. As of Thursday, 10 September, it is mandatory to wear facemasks in all indoor places and in the common areas of schools and universities. The nationwide obligation to wear facemasks in public transport continues to apply.
The university remains at the green level of risk
The Crisis Board decided to keep a higher degree of risk for the entire university due to the fact that students and academics from all over the Czech Republic are heading to MU and also due to sporadic cases of infection.