Department of Czech for Foreigners


All applicants for Czech language courses for foreigners must submit — by email, 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.

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Summer School of Slavonic (Czech) Studies

20th July - 17th August 2019/52. session of the Summer School/
The Summer School of Slavonic Studies is organized by the Department of Czech for Foreigners, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University.


The focus of the lessons is five teaching hours in the morning and consists of an intensive language course, special seminars and lectures.

Three types of language courses are available:

In the afternoons, Summer School students can attend linguistics and literature seminars, lexical-stylistic exercises, seminar on interpretation of a literary text and informal seminars on music, history of art, history of Brno, etc. Beginners I and II have the opportunity to attend additional lessons of linguistic exercises in order to develop the knowledge they have attained in their morning lessons. A special linguistic and literary seminar has been prepared for the most advanced students. The recreational part of the programme offers singing, dance lessons, and relaxation exercises. Evenings are reserved for presentations of Czech films.

The programme also includes day-long excursions to places of historical interest in the Czech Republic. For those interested, the Department of Czech for foreigners is prepared to organize individual work in archives and libraries or individual consultations with professors and other staff from the Faculty of Arts.


The Summer School is also open to holders of scholarships granted by the Czech Ministry of Education and Masaryk University, those funded by other cultural institutions as well as to paying participants.

Participants are accommodated in the university summer hotel. Breakfasts and lunches will be served in the university canteen.

For paying participants the fee for the four-week course is 35 000 CZK (covers registration fee, tuition fee, accommodation, meals (half board) and costs associated with excursions).

The non-refundable registration fee of 4 000 CZK is payable on 15th July of the given year the latest.

After submitting the application the given amount must be transferred to the following account (if you are transferring from a foreign currency into CZK you should use the Average Exchange Rate of Komerční banka for the given day):
Beneficiary:Masarykova univerzita, Žerotínovo náměstí 9, 601 77 Brno, Czech Republic
Account number:85636621/0100
Bank address:Komerční banka (Regionální pobočka Brno), nám. Svobody 21, 602 00 Brno, Czech Republic
IBAN:CZ43 0100 0000 0000 8563 6621
Variable symbol:2174001017


The remainder may be either transferred to the same account or paid in cash (in CZK), after the participant's arrival at the Summer School, to the treasurer at the Summer School Office.

Reduced price

Paying participants who have already arranged private accommodation in Brno may attend the Summer School for a reduced price:

REDUCED PRICE = registration fee + tuition fee + meals + excursions = 26 000 CZK

The non-refundable registration fee of 4 000 CZK is payable on 15th July of the given year the latest.

After submitting the application the given amount must be transferred to the above-mentioned account. The applicant is required to pay the bank charges!

The remainder may be either transferred to the same account or paid in cash (in CZK), after the participant's arrival at the Summer School, to the treasurer at the Summer School Office.

Conditions of acceptance

The number of places in the course is limited to approximately 150 participants. Some places are reserved for holders of scholarships granted by the Czech Ministry of Education on the basis of bilateral cultural agreements. Candidates for these scholarships should send their application to the relevant authorities (usually the Ministry of Education) in their own countries. Other places are reserved for self-paying participants.

The filled-in application form must be sent by post or e-mail to arrive no later than 15th July. The Secretariat will immediately inform both holders of scholarships and paying participants whether they have been accepted, by 15th July at the latest.


Application form for the Summer School of Slavonic (Czech) Studies for download.

The chosen option (full price or reduced price) must be clearly marked on the application form.