Masaryk University is located in Brno, a city rich with cultural attractions
Take courses in English in a wide variety of departments, although Czech language learning options are available.
Masaryk University is a highly-regarded Central European university and is recognized as one of the most important teaching and research institutions in the Czech Republic.
Brno is centrally located for travel throughout Europe
This program is part of a consortium agreement. Students interested in this program should apply through the usual OU process. Ideally, students should start meeting with a study abroad advisor by February 1st of 2015 for a Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 semester.
2.5 Combined Retained GPA
Passport (valid through six months after return from study abroad)
2 Recommendation Letters from an OU professors
Host University Application
Visa (apply in person in DC)
Academics Masaryk University offers a variety of courses taught in English for exchange students throughout a wide variety of departments, although the official language of instruction is Czech. To view a list of courses available each semester, search Masaryk University's Course Listings.
There are two types of Czech language courses offered:
1) An intensive Czech language course during the orientation week program . Students can take part in it by paying the orientation week fee.
2) A Czech language course for foreigners offered during the semester with a course fee.
Housing Masaryk University offers five distinct dormitory options for incoming exchange students. More information about housing at Masaryk University or private accomodation options can be found here.
If you decide not to live on-campus, you will be responsible for your own housing arrangements.
Money Matters Since this program is a University Exchagne program, you will pay OU tuition/fees to the OU Bursar and housing/meals/living expenses to Masaryk University.
Boren Award for International Study - nationally competitive award for study in an underrepresented destination. This scholarship has one application each year due in February so apply early for spring programs!
Get Started Start by attending a Study Abroad 101 information session to learn the basics about study abroad as well as your next steps. Then, schedule an appointment with the study abroad adviser for the Czech Republic to move on to Phase 2!