How to Apply to Bachelor Programs
Admission calendar and deadlines for application
English-taught Bachelor program applications open twice a year, between 1 November and 1 June (for September enrollment) and between 1 October and 31 January (for February enrollment).
Czech-taught Bachelor program applications are to be submitted until 28 February 2018
- All applicants will be notified by the admission officers and informed about the requirements of admission, ways of document submission, and entrance examinations (if applicable)
- Full lists of degree programs and study fields at MU website - admissions- programs can be filtered according to the language, level of study, and browsed by faculties or in alphabetical order, links to e-application form are given (when the e-application form is open), FAQs, contacts offered
- E-application – here you also find all details about a degree program and its admission requirements with the full list of literature for the entrance exam, if applicable
A complete application means: submit the e-application, cover the application fee of 350 CZK (via bank card or bank transfer), and send us all documents for evaluation.
You can submit the documents: via the e-application form (you see 6 slots called Appendix 1 etc., if you click at edit, you see the descriptions of all of them, all files must be clearly named pdf files, more pages must be scanned into one pdf document)
The documents we collect are:
1) cover letter of 500 words (in English)
2) essay - 1,500-word essay on a foreign policy or international politics topic of your own choice (in English)
3) secondary school certificate or current proof of studies
4) transcripts of grades from secondary school
5) proof of English (if you do not have a certificate, submit an honest statement)
6) ID or passport copy
Fees associated with admission procedure for Bachelor programs was set at 300 CZK. You will find full instructions in the e-application and you will use your bank exchange rate (card as well as bank transfer payments possible). The applicants are required to pay the fee for each submitted application. Payment information for each electronic application including an individually assigned identification code is generated by the Information System following the submission of the online form. The system generate a bill after each individual e-application is filled out; when submitting more than one application the applicant can pay for all the applications with a single payment. Payment is made through the MU on-line shop. It is not necessary to confirm payment by post. Applicants who fail to attend the entrance examinations will not be refunded.
Admissions - English-taught Programs
The next steps of the admission process and entrance conditions will be communicated to you through the online application and by a letter/email from the University. You can track the status of your application by yourself via the online application system anytime.
To be accepted, the applicant must have completed secondary school with a graduation exam. Admission takes place on the grounds of a cover letter in English (c. 500 words), essay on an international policy topic of applicant’s own choice in English (1,500 words) and proof of language competence on the B2 level of the European Referential Framework of Languages. You will upload all your documents via the e-application or you can send them to us (one clearly named pdf per document) - see above.
All documents are evaluated by the admission committee and in some cases, entrance interviews are arranged to verify motivation and the level of English. Applicants with complete application receive official decision on admission and all admitted students also receive documents for visa purposes and other supporting documents.
If you have a prior degrees issued abroad and wish to enroll at our university (or any in the Czech Republic), you are required to obtain an official document confirming that your degree is recognized in the Czech Republic - see main menu for the information about prior degrees. The certificate of recognition has to be submitted at enrollment date latest. All accepted students receive information from us.
Entrance examination - Czech-taught Programs
Applicants to Bachelor-level degree programs at the Faculty of Social Studies typically take written entrance exams combining test of general study aptitudes with social science background testing. Since 1990, these combined tests have been run by the SCIO company. As an option, you can take the Learning Potential Test at MU and have only the social science background tested by SCIO.
Please note that you have to choose the same combination for all your applications to the Faculty of Social Studies:
A. either the SAT test by SCIO + social science test by SCIO
B. the LPT test by MU + social science test by MU.
This video gives you graphic information about the entrance exams (in Czech).
International applicants with the proof of B2 knowledge of the Czech language can take alternative written exam designed for international students. In any case, the results will be credited to every application for which the test is relevant.
Admission contacts & useful links
- Admission to Czech-taught Bachelor and Master programs, FSS MU, Jostova 10, Brno, Czech Republic: Mr. Jan Písařík, phone: +420 549 496 956, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Admission to Eglish-taught Bachelor program, FSS MU, Jostova 10, Brno, Czech Republic: Ms. Klára Němečková, phone: +420 549 491 914, e-mail: email@example.com.
- University website - Admissions – detailed information about Masaryk University, degree programs offered in Czech and English, admission calendars, tuition fees, degree recognition, visa procedures, and also about studies and life in Brno in general, etc. FAQs