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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 Minimum GPA: 2.5
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 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.

Program Requirements
  • 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)

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.

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.

Use this Budget Estimate for Masaryk University 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!

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!

Extracurricular Activities at Masaryk University and Brno
Czech Language Phrasebook

What has study abroad done for you?
I've been able to do a lot of independent travel during my time abroad, and to meet people from all over the world. Spending the semester in Europe also served as a springboard to help me do an internship over here this summer. It's been a great experience.
     — Helen Kerwin, Spring 2011
Read what others have said about this program.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2016 09/13/2015 09/23/2015 TBA TBA
Fall 2016 02/21/2016 03/04/2016 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2016-2017 02/21/2016 03/04/2016 TBA TBA
Spring 2017 09/18/2016 09/23/2016 TBA TBA