Department of Czech for Foreigners

Study

All applicants for Czech language courses for foreigners must submit — by email, fax, or normal post — an application for study directly to the Department of Czech for Foreigners. Applications can be found at the bottom of the page of each course.

Into the IS (Masaryk University Information System) students of Masaryk University can register for our courses only upon receiving confirmation of acceptance to the program as well as successfully completing the entrance examination.

Russian English

Bachelor’s Degree Studies of Czech for Foreigners

(Three-year, daily, single-subject study)

The programme of the Bachelor’s Degree Studies of Czech for Foreigners is intented as a full study programme.

During their studies students receive comprehensive knowledge of contemporary Czech language and Czech literature. They also acquire an overview of linguistics and literary theory.

Bachelor degree graduates possess respectable oral and written skills in Czech. They also acquire knowledge of Czech history and culture, especially literature.

Thus graduates from this course will be able to apply their knowledge not only in academic settings abroad dealing with issues concerning Czech as a foreign language and Czech literature, but also as interpreters and translators in institutions in the Czech Republic, in their country of origin, the European Union, or in culture and literature.

The person responsible for the recognition of studies abroad is PhDr. Eva Rusinová.

A written exam, which includes Czech grammar test, Czech orthography test and a written section (a short summary) is required to obtain the Bachelor’s Degree in Studies of Czech for Foreigners. Some knowledge of Czech life and institutions and Czech literature is required as well. Passing the entrance examination requires an advanced level of Czech language skills - B2, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Information about enrolment for daily Bachelor’s Degree Studies is available on www.phil.muni.cz.

Contact: PhDr. Vlasta Dvořáčková, head of the Office for Admission Process, Faculty of Arts.

Study programme