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Most Popular Student City
- located in one of the safest countries in the world
- city of students including a large number of foreigners
- high quality of life including rich gastronomic scene
Brno has always been popular among students. Being home to 5 public and private universities with a student population of 100,000, it has offered a multicultural environment, varied leisure-time options, reliable public transport, and a vivid nightlife.
Why Faculty of Social Studies?
Masaryk University is ranked first in the Czech Republic and 161st in the world in the QS World University Rankings.
The Faculty of Social Studies advocates principles of equal and fair treatment, diversity and inclusion. We strive, as a faculty, to create a community that connects us all through our drive for knowledge, education and research, acknowledging equitable interpersonal relationships and our responsibility to society and the environment.
What did our students say?
"I knew Brno was the right fit for me when I first arrived - I was amazed to see the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul" Anjanette Jianna Umali, International Relations and European Politics
"Diversity and presence of the students is a huge asset for Brno" Evangeline Moore, Conflict and Democracy Studies
The bachelor's and master's degree graduation ceremonies in 2024
The bachelor's and master's degree graduation ceremonies will take place on March 21 and 22, 2024.
The 243rd meeting of the Academic Senate of the Faculty of Social Studies at Masaryk University
The 243rd meeting of the Academic Senate of the Faculty of Social Studies at Masaryk University will take place on March 25, 2024, at 10:00. The meeting will be held in the meeting room 2.11.
The 244th meeting of the Academic Senate of the Faculty of Social Studies
The 244th meeting of the Academic Senate of the Faculty of Social Studies at Masaryk University will take place on April 29, 2024, at 10:00. The meeting will be held in the meeting room 2.11.
The 245th meeting of the Academic Senate of the Faculty of Social Studies
The 245th meeting of the Academic Senate of the Faculty of Social Studies at Masaryk University will take place on May 27, 2024, at 10:00. The meeting will be held in the meeting room 2.11.
News from FSS
Spring arrival of new international students
The Faculty of Social Studies' International Relations Office (IRO) warmly received incoming international students at the onset of the spring semester, hosting a series of events throughout the week commencing on February 12, 2024.
The GAMU Award for Excellence for 2023 was awarded to five individuals from FSS
The MUNI Scientist Award of the Grant Agency of Masaryk University (GAMU) acknowledges remarkable achievements in science, research, and its popularization by experts at Masaryk University. Last year, once again, five individuals from FSS were honored to become laureates.
Autumn events organized by the International Relations Office at FSS
The International Relations Office, with a helping hand from our great FSS student ambassadors, organized a fantastic barbecue for international students on September 27 2023 in Spilberk park. The International Office also arranged the first faculty hike for both international and Czech students on 14 October 2023 which started at the anchor at Brno reservoir and led to Veveří castle.
Interview with the new vice-dean for internationalization and student affairs Blanka Plasová
As you may or may not know, Faculty of Social Studies has a new vice-dean for internationalization and student affairs. In an exclusive interview, we had the pleasure of getting to know Blanka Plasová, our new Vice Dean, on a personal and professional level. Join us as we explore her proudest moments, her passion for public and social policy, and the exciting vision she brings to our academic community.
News from MUNI
Preventive online training for all students and staff as part of security measures at MU
The text message (SMS) early warning system, the police “intervention cards” for MU buildings and the database of MU emergency contacts for the Czech Police in the event of an immediate threat represent a significant strengthening of the security measures that MU management and the MU Security Emergency Board have been working hard on since the beginning of the year.
Australian studies law completely online. Her first in-person class was at Masaryk
For more than forty years, students at Deakin University in Melbourne have been able to study their entire degree programme off-campus. Australian Emma Bolton is also completing her Bachelor's degree in this way. In her four years of study, she has never had a full-time class - until now at Masaryk University.
European theses are much shorter, says surprised Colombian student
For Colombian student Laura Catalina Sanchez Florez, her student exchange in the Czech Republic was a turning point. She was only supposed to stay in Czechia for a semester, but meeting her current boyfriend pushed her to fulfill her dream of living abroad. She has also completely changed her career plans and started studying English for Teachers.
MU at 105: Gaining strength and hope from the past and taking inspiration from colleagues
The ceremonial evening in the Karel Engliš Auditorium on 31 January, which was connected with the awarding of medals to personalities of Masaryk University and prominent representatives of science, culture, higher education and public life, was the first of the events with which Masaryk University is celebrating this year’s 105th anniversary of its foundation.