Masaryk University

Year of establishment: 1919

Masaryk University, named after president Masaryk, is the second-largest public university in the Czech Republic. It comprises nine faculties with over 200 departments, institutes and clinics. The university uses widely recognized ECTS credit system.

Brno (Czech Republic)

Žerotínovo náměstí 9

Tel. +4205491111

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Masaryk University is home to 35,848 degree students including 7,110 international students. Teaching is offered at all levels, from Bachelor through Master to PhD, with a growing number of English-taught programs in diverse fields of study from medicine through IT, business, languages to social sciences. Studies are closely connected to research and this orientation is confirmed by the existence excellence research centers connecting interdisciplinary state-of-the-art science and technology such as CEITEC, or by the establishment of Gregor Johann Mendel Antarctic Station. Masaryk University offers superb facilities for study and research, and also for extracurricular activities. Both degree and exchange students can fully enjoy quality infrastructure of newly reconstructed teaching rooms, laboratories, special technology labs, comprehensive libraries with a wide choice of books and e-sources, and a network of canteens, sport-grounds and university Halls of Residence (all international students can live on campus). In 2012, the university received the award of the European Association for International Education (EAIE) in for a substantial contribution to the internationalization of higher education. Our International Student Club was chosen as the best Erasmus Network Student club in 2010 and keeps up the good work organizing a whole range of activities and buddy support for all international students. MU has participated in numerous Erasmus Mundus projects, and this cooperation transformed into further exchange agreements with South Asian universities under Erasmus+ scheme or capacity building projects, such as TACTIC - a project aimed at developing the capacities of Higher Education Institutions in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. Long-term cooperation with Indian and Asian institutions has brought exchange students and teachers to Masaryk University and vice versa.