STUDENT CITY: Brno
Brno is the second largest Czech city, located in the South Moravian region. The city is famous for the medieval Spilberk Castle which dominates the city skyline, Villa Tugendhat, the icon of modernism, and the nearby natural sight Moravian Karst. Brno is the seat of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court. Brno is also an important center of higher education, being a home to 33 faculties and over 89,000 university students. Masarykova Univerzita, the second largest university in the Czech Republic, was established in 1919 in Brno. Find out more about Czech University Cities in our new micro series!
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