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The management of Masaryk University is deeply concerned about the developments in Ukraine. Masaryk University is ready to show solidarity and offer a helping hand to the citizens of Ukraine within its capabilities.
At its April session, the Academic Senate of Masaryk University condemned the invasion of the sovereign territory of Ukraine by the Russian Federation and expressed its solidarity with the citizens of Ukraine and with the members of the academic communities of Ukrainian universities and scientific institutions.
(last update: 17 May 2022)
Masaryk University is opening an extraordinary admission procedure for students from Ukraine in distress. This process is only available to students from Ukraine who have been granted temporary protection pursuant to act number 65/2022 Sb. Listed below are links to websites of all faculties of Masaryk University with specific information on the admission process.
Applications can be submitted from 15 April 2022 until 31 May 2022 here.
Masaryk University in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports launched scholarships programmes for Ukrainian students to complete their studies in the Czech Republic. If you have any questions, write at firstname.lastname@example.org, and always mention the MU faculty of your interest.
Ukrainian students who are currently studying at MU in study programs and who have found themselves in a difficult life situation may apply for a scholarship from MU, which may include an accommodation grant. You can find more information on the czech website or please contact us at email@example.com.
Masaryk University offers the opportunity to consult dissertations in progress to Ukrainian students who are currently unable to consult at home institutions. Those interested can contact firstname.lastname@example.org. You can use this e-mail address also for questions regarding the admission process to PHD studies at MU.
Masaryk University is offering career opportunities to persons affected by the conflict in Ukraine. The list of current vacancies can be found here. If you are interested in a position at Masaryk University not advertised here, please send us your resume to email@example.com, and specify the field of work. Having sent your data you consent to the processing of personal data for the purpose of employment for a period of 12 months.
The research team of MASH Belarus Digital City offers a scholarship for 2-3 Ukrainian Ph.D. students or postdocs. More information at Open positions.
University Hospital at St. Anny Brno offers paid internships (0.5 full-time) for two students from Ukraine in the research team of the Plasticity of Tumor Cells project. The condition for admission is knowledge of English. More information: Karolína Macharáčková firstname.lastname@example.org, tel.: +420 730 802 691.
In the first weeks after the conflict broke out, Masaryk University offered accommodation to those affected by the war in Ukraine in the MU dormitories, the Šlapanice center and in the rooms and apartments of the Telč University Center. Accommodation capacity is currently occupied.
The Institute of Psychology of the Faculty of Arts of MU has set up a crisis psychological helpline for Russian and Ukrainian students, academic staff and citizens living in Brno or the South Moravian Region. Online crisis psychological consultations are provided by the MU Counseling Center.
The MU Faculty of Education and its Department of Russian Language and Literature and the Department of Slavonic Studies at the MU Faculty of Arts are helping Ukrainian citizens with interpreting. If you want to help as a translator, register and fill out a profile in the MUNI HELPS app.
Botanical Garden of the MU Faculty of Science offers free entry to the greenhouses of the Botanical Garden for Ukrainian citizens. All you have to do is prove your Ukrainian citizenship. More information can be found on the botanical garden website.
Scala University Cinema is preparing screenings in the cinema café as part of the Families Together project, where a Czech family takes care of a Ukrainian family. The program is on Saturday, free entry.
The University of the Third Age MU in cooperation with the MU Language Education Center offers:
Intergenerational experiential Czech language course (May 3, May 17, May 31, June 14, 2022) - it is possible to register here.
The Language Centre of Masaryk University organises courses of Czech for students from Ukraine who have applied for study at Masaryk University in the extraordinary admission procedure.
Common Czech (and, through e-learning, Czech for special purposes) courses are currently attended by applicants for study at the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education and Faculty of Informatics.
In response to the situation in Ukraine, MU has announced financial aid for educational and humanitarian purposes, financial contributions can be sent through the MU Shopping Centre. More information, including the amount currently collected, can be found at the website of MUNI HELPS.
The collected items were immediately taken to where they are needed most. To the Regional Centre for Help and Assistance to Ukraine at the Brno Exhibition Centre.
The MUNI HELPS volunteer centre is entering its third year of existence at Masaryk University.
The most frightening, darkest fears have come true. The reality is still difficult to comprehend. We are now watching live, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, as the atrocities of war are being committed in 21st-century Europe.
About 330 students from Russia are enrolled at Masaryk University. One of them is Aleksandra Kokoreva from St. Petersburg, who is in her second semester at the Faculty of Social Studies, where she studies social anthropology. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has had a strong impact on her.