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Masaryk University
Brno, Czech Republic (Outgoing Program)
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Restrictions: OU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
University Exchange Language of Instruction: English
Housing Type: Student Dormitories
Non-English Language Learning Option(s):
Czech, French, German, Russian, Spanish
Study Abroad Adviser: Jennifer Grover
University Name:
Marsaryk University
Language Category:
Language Category B Study Level: Graduate, Law, Undergraduate
Program Description:

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Masaryk University is full for the Spring 2017 semester. You can join the wait list by emailing or you can apply for one of our other Spring 2017 programs.


  • Masaryk University offers both pre-semester and semester-long Czech language learning options for foreign students.
  • The university teaches a variety of Arts and Sciences course in English. 
  • Located in Brno, Masaryk University is close to a number of internationally renowned cultural events and historic sites.
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.
Program Requirements
  • Passport (valid through six months after return from study abroad)
  • 2 Recommendation Letters from OU professors
  • Host University Application
  • Visa
This program is a 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 adviser by February 1st of 2016 for a fall 2016 or spring 2017 semester.

Masaryk University offers courses taught in English for exchange students in the following departments: Arts, Economics and Administration, Education, Informatics, Law, Science, Social Studies, and Sport Studies. 

In addition, there are two types of Czech language courses offered: 
   1. An intensive, pre-semester Czech language course during the orientation week program. Students can take part in this course by paying the orientation week fee.
   2. A Czech language course for foreigners offered during the semester, for a special fee.

Academic Calendar
Fall Semester: September - February
Spring Semester: February - July
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Money Matters
Since this program is a University Exchange program you will pay OU tuition/fees to the OU Bursar and housing/meals/living expenses to Masaryk University

Use this Masaryk University Budget Estimate to help you plan for study abroad and compare programs!

There are number of scholarships available for study abroad students. Below is a partial list to get you started! Housing
Masaryk University offers five distinct dormitory options for incoming exchange students. More information about housing at Masaryk University or private accommodation options can be found here

If you decide not to live on-campus, you will be responsible for your own housing arrangements.

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!

Why did you choose to study abroad?
I chose Masaryk in order to complete my Russian and East European Studies minor, and to see a part of the world I hadn't seen before.
     — Helen Kerwin, Spring 2011
Read what others have said about this program.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2016-2017 02/21/2016
03/04/2016 TBA TBA
Fall 2016 02/21/2016
03/04/2016 TBA TBA
Spring 2017 09/18/2016 09/23/2016 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2017-2018 02/19/2017 03/03/2017 TBA TBA
Fall 2017 02/19/2017 03/03/2017 TBA TBA

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