The Faculty of Social Studies was established in 1998 and it is among the newest and most dynamic parts of Masaryk University. Its social science tradition dates to 1921, when I. A. Bláha, who studied under Émile Durkheim, established the Department of Sociology. Sociology and psychology were originally taught at the Faculty of Arts, but together with other disciplines they created the Faculty of Social Studies in the late 1990s. Today, the Faculty of Social Studies comprises seven departments and four research institutes. It educates more than 3,600 students in fulltime and part-time forms of study. In its teaching and research, the Faculty maintains high academic standards based on long-term cooperation with universities around Europe and overseas. The Faculty is located in the city’s historic centre, its building offering students and employees excellent conditions for study and work. It houses modern lecture halls, a comprehensive library, several computer labs, specialized desktop publishing studios and multimedia rooms, as well as a student club with a cafe and gallery for student activities. The redesigned atrium at the heart of the building, marvelous in its layout and architectural design, is a popular location for social gatherings.
News from FSS
Extraordinary measures related to the epidemiological situation – access of students, employees and tenants to the FSS MU building
The Dean's decission following the extraordinary measures issued by the Ministry of Health of 15 April 2020 and the decision of the Rector of Masaryk University, effective May 18, 2020.
Updated measures at FSS for entering buildings 20.4-15.5
In connection with the aforementioned amendment, the Dean issued “Decision No. 1/2020 of the Dean of the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University. Extraordinary measures in connection with the epidemiological situation - students 'access to the library and consultation of final theses'.
Information about courses and FSE at FSS
The Spring Semester 2020 exam period will run from May 18 to September 30, 2020, all exams will be done online. FSE and thesis defenses can take place in June and September. Final examinations, defenses and entrance examinations for MA programmes will be in distance form.
Information on Tuition Payments for Full Degree Students
Please, let me kindly assure you that we will keep doing our best to look for ways and means how to ease your situation in the months to come. At the same time, we will keep you informed of any developments. Please also rest assured that we will enable all students to pay tuition fees in more instalments. This will be addressed on individual basis.
News from MUNI
MUNI buys green energy – and cuts costs
The university has taken another step to meet the targets set out in the memorandum for reducing carbon dioxide emissions in Brno after signing it this February.
Havlík: Surprisingly, teaching online does not affect the quality
Vratislav Havlík teaches three classes in Czech, three classes in English and one class in German at the MU Faculty of Social Studies. Understandably, having to switch all his classes online was no piece of cake.
Erasmus in Brno in defiance of coronavirus
Eleonora Fioravanti had always dreamed of studying abroad and as a second-year student at the Sapienza University of Rome, she took the opportunity to do so and left for Brno – just before the coronavirus outbreak.
Video: The ban period ends. Rector Bareš summarizes the current situation at MUNI
Comment of the Masaryk University rector Martin Bareš about coronavirus and lifting of the emergency measures.