Masaryk University (Brno)


Masaryk University (Brno) is a universitywide partner in Brno, Czech Republic. 

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Academic calendar

Semester I: 2nd week of September – 2nd week of February
Semester II: 2nd week of February – last week of June

Orientation generally commences the 1st week of September for Semester I and the 1st week of February for Semester II.

Exams take place early January until mid February for Semester I and late May until late June for Semester II.

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GPA (Average Grade)

The GPA requirement at this university is 2.5. This is comparable to an average grade 6.5 or above at Utrecht University.

Language Requirement

Students are expected to have B2 level English. Students can show their English proficiency with a proficiency statement signed by a teacher or professor.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Social Sciences

At this university you have the option of doing a ‘Nederlands als Vreemde Taal-stage’. If you are interested please contact Emmeline Besamusca for additional information and before applying.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Czech or English.

See the course catalogue of courses offered in English and other languages

Housing assistance

Students can apply for on-campus housing at the various halls of residence. Type of housing provided: two twin-rooms with ensuite bathroom and mini-kitchenette (fridge,
sink, double hotplate).

See the website for detailed information about housing options

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs per month are around €500 per month. (Estimate from 2022)

You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses here.


60 ECTS per academic year, 30 per semester.

Grading system: ECTS (A – F)
Minimum pass: E

Number of places available

3 places per year


Selection was not necessary in the past few years.



If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.