Masaryk University

An inspiring story of a late freshman

Patrik C. is a 27 years old freshman who studies pharmacy at the Faculty of Pharmacy that belongs to Masaryk University. His life story can be an inspiration for people who think that you have to finish all your studies in one go without interruptions or with just one gap year. Patrik was close to …

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Being a PhD student in Brno

Photo from the research. Lukas S. is a 6th year PhD student in the Physics programme at Masaryk University in Brno. He’s an active member of his faculty doing his own research. I interviewed him about his studies and he presented us with some very interesting insights. You study Physics which is a very challenging …

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Czech and Slovak videogames that educate

If you like videogames and are interested in the Czech Republic, you might already know several famous Czech videogames like Beat Saber for VR, Mafia, Arma, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Euro Truck Simulator, Samorost, Machinarium, Feudal Alloy and many others. You can even study Game Development at Charles University or join a Game Studies club at …

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MUNI Rector appointed to European University Association expert group

The European University Association (EUA) has appointed Martin Bareš, Rector of Masaryk University, into an 8-member expert group that will serve as an advisory body to the European Commission in the process of preparing the European strategy for the global approach to research, innovation and education. The European University Association (EUA) represents more than 800 …

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Game Studies in Brno

If you don’t want to study game development—just a reminder that there’s a new study programme at Charles University in Prague—but you still love videogames and wish to learn as much as possible about them while living in Czechia, you have a chance. Enthusiasts at Masaryk University in Brno put together a club for Game …

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MUNI, CVUT and BUT established an institute focused on cybersecurity

Masaryk University together with the Czech Technical University in Prague and the Brno University of Technology have established the CyberSecurity Hub to strengthen their cooperation on cybersecurity. In addition to deepening joint professional activities, the new institute’s goal is also to support industry and companies and European certification of cutting-edge technologies in the field of …

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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 universities have placed in the Shanghai Ranking

Among the 1000 top universities of the world, there are 7 universities from the Czech Republic in this year’s edition of the Shanghai Ranking. This ranking belongs to the most prestigious ones in the world, along with Times Higher Education and the QS World University Rankings. Compared to the 2019 ranking, the Czech University of …

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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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Masaryk University offers scholarships to Belarusian students and researchers

Masaryk University has opened a fellowship programme for students and academics from Belarus in response to the alarming events that have been happening in Belarus since the recent presidential elections. The university has previously called for respect for democratic principles in Belarus and condemned repressions in the country. Masaryk University (MU) is offering scholarships to …

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