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The Rector’s Board of Masaryk University – at a time between the anniversary of the foundation of the independent Czechoslovakia and the anniversary of the events of November of 1939 and 1989, and being mindful of the legacy of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk – addresses all members of the academia, students and employees of the university with the following statement and appeal.
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.
Masaryk University accepted 941 applications for study in an extraordinary admission procedure, which concerned students from Ukraine and took place from 15 April to 31 May 2022. 479 students have already been accepted to study.
Masaryk University provided the background for organizing the admission process for applicants to study at Ukrainian universities. 1.800 applicants took the tests at MU.
Masaryk University held an extraordinary admission procedure intended for Ukrainian applicants who, at the time of application, were granted temporary protection pursuant to Act No. 65/2022 Coll.
The collection of applications took place from 15/04/2022 to 31/05/2022. Newly admitted students have already started their studies at all ten MU faculties.
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.
The MU Counseling Center now offers Psychological Counseling for MU students as well as Cross Psychological Assistance in the region. More information can be found here.
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.
The MU Mendel Museum offers free admission to the new Genetics exhibition for Ukrainian families.
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.
The MU Career Center provides counseling and educational services, support to students from Ukraine in matters of adaptation and improvement of the integration process in the new study conditions and on the labor market.
You can find more information at this link: https://kariera.muni.cz/uk
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.
On 13 September, MU will be receiving a prestigious award in Barcelona.
Masaryk University graduate Jitka Janů contributed to the Czech-Ukrainian picture dictionary developed by the Berlin-based TüftelAkademie. She did not translate the words directly from Czech but via German.
Olha and Yevhenii Klopot have already been at Masaryk University for two months. They have found work at the Faculty of Education and the Teiresias Centre.
On Wednesday last week, the Scala University Cinema hosted a Czech-Ukrainian evening to which Masaryk University invited its students, staff and their family members.