Czech Language Courses for Foreigners - In‑person Classes

The Department of Czech for Foreigners offers the following short-term and long-term courses, which can be combined with and supplemented by other forms of study.


Coronavirus

In the case of an unfavorable epidemiological situation or lasting governmental and university restrictions as well as within the duration of the visa process, tuition will take place online.


Dates

Autumn semester 2021/22

13. 9. - 10. 12. 2021

Spring semester 2021/22

14. 2. - 13. 5. 2022


Location*

Department of Czech for Foreigners, Faculty of Arts, A. Nováka 1, 602 00 Brno.

*In the case of an unfavorable epidemiological situation or lasting governmental and university restrictions as well as within the duration of the visa process, tuition will take place online.


Types of course

0. Language and professional preparation for studies at Czech university
(for beginners, pre‑intermediate, intermediate, advanced and very advanced)
more info here
A. Semester course of Czech for foreigners
(for beginners II, pre-intermediate, intermediate and advanced)
/1 semester = 13 academic weeks, 25 academic hours a week/
2 190 EUR
B20. Semester course of Czech for foreigners
(for beginners, pre-intermediate, intermediate and advanced)
/1 semester = 13 academic weeks, 20 academic hours a week/
1 850 EUR
B. Semester course of Czech for foreigners
(for beginners, pre-intermediate, intermediate and advanced)
/1 semester = 13 academic weeks, 15 academic hours a week/
1 190 EUR
C8. Semester course of Czech for foreigners
(for beginners, pre-intermediate, intermediate and advanced)
/1 semester = 13 academic weeks, 8 academic hours a week/
790 EUR

* reduced price C8 (for foreign teachers teaching at Czech elementary and high schools and universities, students studying in the Czech Republic and foreigners with permanent residence in the Czech Republic).

8 900 CZK

C4. Semester course of Czech for foreigners
(for beginners, pre-intermediate, intermediate and advanced)
/1 semester = 13 academic weeks, 4 academic hours a week/
395 EUR

* reduced price C4 (for foreign teachers teaching at Czech elementary and high schools and universities, students studying in the Czech Republic and foreigners with permanent residence in the Czech Republic).

4 450 CZK

C3. Semester evening course of Czech for foreigners
(for beginners and pre-intermediate)
/1 semester = 13 academic weeks, 3 academic hours a week/
295 EUR

* reduced price C3 (for foreign teachers teaching at Czech elementary and high schools and universities, students studying in the Czech Republic and foreigners with permanent residence in the Czech Republic).

3 200 CZK

D50. Individual study programme of Czech for foreigners (in-person classes)
(for beginners, pre-intermediate, intermediate and advanced)
/50 academic hours according to student's individual needs/
990 EUR
D25. Individual study programme of Czech for foreigners (in-person classes)
(for beginners, pre-intermediate, intermediate and advanced)
/25 academic hours according to student's individual needs/
495 EUR
E. Internship for students and post-graduates of Czech Studies
(for pre-intermediate, intermediate and advanced scholarship holders of the Department of Czech for Foreigners and scholarship holders of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University)
see Scholarship

Payment details

Course price must be transferred to the following account kept in CZK.
If you are transferring from a foreign currency into CZK you should use the Average Exchange Rate of Komerční banka for the given day.

Beneficiary: Masarykova univerzita, Žerotínovo nám. 9, 601 77 Brno, Czech Republic
Account number: 85636621/0100
Bank address: Komerční banka (Regionální pobočka Brno), nám. Svobody 21, 602 00 Brno, Czech Republic
IBAN: CZ43 0100 0000 0000 8563 6621
SWIFT: KOMBCZPP
Variable symbol: 2174000621

The applicant is required to pay the bank charges.


Cancellation conditions

Switching to online tuition in the case of an unfavorable epidemiological situation or lasting governmental and university restrictions as well as within the visa process does not establish the right to a refund of tuition fees.
Applicants who require a visa and who are denied one will be refunded 75 % of the school‑fee only if they send us confirmation that their visa was denied. The money will be returned by bank transfer only.
Applicants who cancel their participation in the Czech course before its beginning will be also be refunded 75 % of the school‑fee.
Participants who stop attending classes are not entitled to a refund of the school‑fee paid.


Accommodation

If you request accommodation in Masaryk University halls of residence, Confirmation of Accommodation will be issued for visa purposes for the duration of the course. The price of the accommodation is around 4 500 CZK per month and is paid monthly from arrival at the dormitory.


Assessment

Courses will conclude with a final written exam in grammar, orthography, Czech life and history, lexical-stylistic exercises, conversation (essay) and an oral examination in conversation, phonetics and interpretation of a literary text (advanced students), depending on the level of study.

A certificate with ECTS credits and classification of the level of knowledge of the Czech language according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages will be issued based on the results of the final exams.


Attendance

Course participants must have 75% active class attendance to be allowed to take the final exams.

Please note that participants who arrive on a residence visa on the basis of the Letter of Acceptance issued by the Department of Czech for Foreigners are obliged to start and regularly attend classes. If they fail to do so, the Department of Czech for Foreigners is obliged to immediately notify the Department for Asylum and Migration Policy of the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic (Foreign Police) of their failure to fulfill visa requirements.


Lecturers

Senior and assistent lecturers of the Department of Czech for Foreigners.


Description

Beginners I - II grammar + conversation + phonetics
Pre‑Intermediate I - II grammar + conversation + phonetics (+ analysis of a literary text)
Pre‑Intermediate III grammar + conversation + analysis of a literary text
Intermediate I - III grammar + conversation + phonetics (+ creative writing + analysis of a literary text)
Advanced I - V grammar + conversation + phonetics + orthography + lexical-stylistic exercises + Czech life and history (+ creative writing + analysis of a literary text + translator seminar)
Very Advanced I - V grammar + conversation + phonetics + orthography + lexical-stylistic exercises + Czech life and history (+ creative writing + analysis of a literary text + translator seminar)

Organization

Classes for total beginners are taught based on English.


Coronavirus

In the case of an unfavorable epidemiological situation or lasting governmental and university restrictions as well as within the duration of the visa process, tuition will take place online.


Visa

If the visa process is not over before the beginning of the course, the tuition will switch to online classes. If the visa is granted, the tuition will switch to in-person/face to face classes after arrival to Brno. If the visa is not granted, the tuition continues online.

Detailed information on submission of the application and the course of the application procedure for issuing a residence permit in the territory of the Czech Republic for third‑country nationals can be found on the website of the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic.

With regard to issues concerning visa processing and the likelihood of being granted a visa, please address the Czech embassy.


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