IAU Member

Czech Republic

top General Information


Street:Žerotínovo nám 9


Post Code:601 77


Other Sites

Also Summer School of Slavonic Studies, University of the Third Age, Central European Studies Programme, TESOL TE programme and Faculty Hospital BRNO.

Institution Funding



Founded in 1919 with Faculties of Law, Medecine, Science and Arts; Faculty of Education established in 1947, Economics and Administration in 1990, Informatics in 1994, Social Studies in 1998 and Sports Studies in 2002. Closed 1939-1945 during the German occupation. Became Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in 1960; Renamed Masaryk University again since 1989.

Academic Year

September to June (fall term: September-January; spring term: February-June)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (Maturitní vysvědčeni) and entrance examination; also working knowledge of the Czech language except for courses in English.

Tuition Fees

International:3 000 - 9 000 per annum. (Programmes accredited and taught in foreign languages) (USD)



Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a tělovýchovy)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Martin Bareš

Job title:Rector

Senior Administrative Officer : Hana Chlubná

Job title:Rector's Secretariat

International Relations Officer : Eva Doležalová

Job title:Head of Department of Academic Affairs

top Divisions

Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:Aesthetics, American Studies, Archaeology, Art History, Baltic Languages, Classical Languages, Czech, Dutch, Education, English, Ethnology, Film, German, History, Japanese, Linguistics, Museum Studies, Musicology, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Romance Languages, Scandinavian Languages, Slavic Languages, Theatre, Visual Arts

Faculty : Economics and Administration

Fields of study:Administration, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, Information Technology, Law, Public Administration, Regional Studies

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Art Education, Biology, Chemistry, Civics, Czech, Education, English, Family Studies, French, Geography, German, Health Education, History, Information Sciences, Literature, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music Education, Native Language, Native Language Education, Physical Education, Physics, Primary Education, Psychology, Russian, Special Education, Technology Education

Faculty : Informatics

Fields of study:Computer Engineering, Computer Graphics, Computer Science, Design, Information Technology

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Environmental Studies, European Union Law, History of Law, International Law, Labour Law, Law, Political Sciences

Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Cardiology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Ethics, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Gastroenterology, Gerontology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Health Administration, Histology, Immunology, Laboratory Techniques, Medicine, Microbiology, Midwifery, Neurology, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Optometry, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Pneumology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social and Preventive Medicine, Stomatology, Surgery, Urology, Venereology

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Anthropology, Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Botany, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Physics, Statistics, Toxicology, Zoology

Faculty : Social Studies

Fields of study:Anthropology, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Gender Studies, International Studies, Journalism, Media Studies, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology

Faculty : Sports Studies

Fields of study:Physical Therapy, Social Sciences, Sports, Sports Management, Sports Medicine

top Degrees


Fields of study:Archaeology, Art History, Art Management, Baltic Languages, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemistry, Chinese, Computer Science, Czech, Dutch, Earth Sciences, Educational Sciences, English, French, German, Germanic Languages, Greek, Greek (Classical), History, Information Sciences, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Library Science, Linguistics, Mathematics, Museum Studies, Norwegian, Philosophy, Physics, Polish, Portuguese, Religious Studies, Romance Languages, Russian, Scandinavian Languages, Serbocroatian, Social Sciences, Spanish, Special Education, Swedish

Doktor medicíny

Fields of study:Medicine


Fields of study:Business Administration, Economics


Fields of study:Aesthetics, Ancient Languages, Archaeology, Art History, Art Management, Baltic Languages, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Czech, Dutch, Earth Sciences, Economics, Educational Sciences, English, French, German, Germanic Languages, Greek, Greek (Classical), History, International Studies, Italian, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Norwegian, Philosophy, Physics, Polish, Political Sciences, Portuguese, Psychology, Religious Studies, Romance Languages, Russian, Scandinavian Languages, Serbocroatian, Slavic Languages, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spanish, Special Education, Swedish, Translation and Interpretation


top Academic Periodicals


Special Periodical Publications of the Faculties


Main Press

University Press

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2013-2014

Full Time Male:1515

Full Time Female:1662

Full Time Total:3177

Staff with Doctorate

Full Time Male:912

Full Time Female:588

Full Time Total:1500


Statistics Year:2013-2014




Foreign Male:3714

Foreign Female:3307

Foreign Total:7021

Part Time:8978

0 Students with Disabilities:450

Updated on 25-06-2020