Covid-19

Masaryk University launched its own unique library e-loan service

While students are not allowed inside the university buildings due to current measures, they are now allowed to electronically borrow about 10,000 books that Masaryk University’s libraries have physical copies of. The university came up with a new service designed exclusively for MU. During the spring semester, Masaryk University used an e-loan system which depended …

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Czech volunteers launch a new information portal about COVID-19 measures

The new information COVID PORTAL was created by volunteers from the Česko. Digital initiative to provide a coherent overview about current measures, restrictions, resources, testing information and other relevant data about COVID-19 in the Czech Republic. The website is in both Czech and English languages. The website provides detailed information related to COVID in daily …

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Most Czech Universities Move Autumn Classes Online

In the light of the currently worsening COVID-19 situation in the country and new governmental regulations regarding the epidemic, most Czech universities have announced that majority of their classes will be taught remotely in the autumn 2020 semester. Because the measures of state authorities have been constantly changing, universities have been preparing for all teaching …

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Masaryk University moves most classes online until next year

Most classes at Masaryk University will be held remotely in the fall semester which is set to begin on October 5. In-person classes will be offered mainly to first-year students. Other exceptions from the remote teaching apply to laboratory classes and small seminars that are part of practical and clinical courses. The university will otherwise …

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Face masks are required in public transport in the Czech Republic from September 1

Beginning on September 1, face masks are required at chosen indoor locations and in all public transportation vehicles across the Czech Republic. Citizens have to wear a face mask at indoor events with more than 100 participants and in health facilities, public offices, and all public transport vehicles. Contrary to previous reports, people are not …

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Mendel University helps with research on the psychological effects of COVID

 The research team from Mendel University in Brno conducted a questionnaire survey “Psychological Stressors and Behavioral Consequences of COVID-19″ in 42 countries and aims to map the factors that can influence people’s well-being and decision-making during the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The results of this international cooperation can help state authorities to understand the …

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