Masaryk University International student Admissions  & Application
Masaryk University

Masaryk University

Masaryk University international student admissions & applications
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Students at Masaryk UniversityMasaryk University is one of the most important teaching and research institutions in the Czech Republic and one of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning in the Central European region. University was founded in 1919, and it proudly bears the name of T. G. Masaryk, the first President of Czechoslovakia.

With more than 35,500 students, Masaryk University is the second largest university in Czech Republic. It consists of nine faculties and over 200 departments, institutes and clinics, encompassing a wide array of academic and research disciplines from the natural sciences to the humanities. You can study at the Faculty of Law, Medicine, Science, Arts, Education, Economics and Administration, Informatics, Social Studies, and Sport Studies.

One of Masaryk University's top priorities is scientific research. Experts from many different fieldshave received worldwide recognition. In 2006, MU was first university in the world with an Antarctic research station. In the Czech Polar Station, scientists focus on the long-term exploration of ice-free ecosystems.

The university is primarily concentratedclose to Brno's historical centre with parts of the faculties of natural science, medicine and sports situated in the new campus in the south of the city. New university campus was opened in 2010 and consists of 24 teaching and research pavilions, along with an information centre with library and classrooms, sports hall and gyms, student dormitories, university restaurant and cafés.

Studies at Masaryk University are truly international. Twenty percent of its degree students come from abroad, and each year there are hundreds of exchange students from all around the world.
Brno is the second largest city in the Czech Republic with population over 400,000. Of these, up to 80,000 are students attending six universities. The city of Brno lives and breathes for students. You will find anumber of theatres, galleries, cafés, music clubs and concert and sport facilities. And if you want to escape the city life for a while, the green countryside, easily reached with the public transportation, is only half an hour away.

International Students Club at Masaryk University (ISC MU) offers students mentor program that helps new students adjust to life in Brno. ISC is also organizing many activities for international students – student’sparty, travel slide shows, trips around Czech Republic and language courses.
The admission procedure differs depending on whether you apply for studies in Czech or English. Studying in Czech language requires you to take the Learning Potential TEST (PLT) that assesses your ability to study at MU. Admission process for studies in English varies from programme to programme and from faculty to faculty, for full detail of entry visit the faculty or programme web pages. However, the minimum entry requirements for degree students are as follows:
  • Proof of qualification – all documents must be provided in English or with an official English language translation, stamped and signed by a translating company or an authorised person
    • For Bachelor’s degree programme you have to prove completion of secondary education resulting in a school-leaving examination, with a school-leaving certificate.
    • For Master’s degree programme you need Bachelor’s degree certificate accompanied by a final Transcript of Records.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of purpose – documents outlining the applicant’s history and presenting their motivation for applying to the chosen programme.
  • Recommendation letter
  • English language qualifications – TOEFL (550 for paper-based, 213 for computer based or 79 for Internet-based tests), Cambridge IELTS written version (6.5, CAE – B grade, CPE – C grade)
You can also apply for PhD studies where research is an important part of PhD studies. Students are involved in the implementation of research projects in the Czech Republic as well as abroad, work with international partners, have the opportunity to take internships abroad, and attend conferences and seminars.

Admission requirements for doctoral studies:
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field of study
  • PhD dissertation project
  • Motivation and potential for research work
Academic year starts around 20th September and it lasts till end of June. For September enrolment the application is opened from February to 30th April. Some of the fields of study also offer February enrolment, with application opening from 1st September till 30th November.

For more information about admission or tuition, please complete the form to the right.
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