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Summer School of Slavonic (Czech) Studies

July 22 - August 19, 2023

56. edition of the Summer School (1967 - 2023)


The focus of the lessons is five teaching hours in the morning and consists of an intensive language course, special seminars and lectures.

Three types of language courses are available:

  • intensive course for complete beginners based on English or German (on condition of sufficient interest),
  • a course for pre-intermediate students - two hours of basic Czech, two hours of conversation and a one-hour special course every day; lessons are in Czech,
  • a course for intermediate, advanced and very advanced students – two hours of basic language instruction followed by a one-hour special seminar dedicated to translation and stylistics, two hours of Czech linguistics, literature, history, ethnography, etc.

In the afternoons, Summer School students can attend linguistics and literature seminars, lexical‑stylistic exercises, seminar on interpretation of a literary text and informal seminars on music, history of art, history of Brno, etc. Beginners I and II have the opportunity to attend additional lessons of linguistic exercises in order to develop the knowledge they have attained in their morning lessons. A special linguistic and literary seminar has been prepared for the most advanced students. The recreational part of the programme offers singing, dance lessons, and relaxation exercises. Evenings are reserved for presentations of Czech films.

The programme also includes day-long excursions to places of historical interest in the Czech Republic. For those interested, the Department of Czech for Foreigners is prepared to organize individual work in archives and libraries or individual consultations with professors and other staff from the Faculty of Arts.


The Summer School is also open to holders of scholarships granted by the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and Masaryk University, those funded by other cultural institutions as well as to paying participants.

Participants are accommodated in the university summer hotel. Breakfasts and lunches will be served in the university canteen.


Standard price includes: registration fee, tuition fee, meals (half board) and costs associated with excursions, accommodation 35 000 CZK
Reduced price
includes: registration fee, tuition fee, meals (half board) and costs associated with excursions
doesn't include: accommodation
26 000 CZK

The non-refundable registration fee of 4 000 CZK is payable on July 15 of the given year the latest.

The remainder (i.e. 31 000 CZK in the case of standard price, or 22 000 CZK in the case of reduced price) may be either transferred to the same account (see below) or paid in cash (in CZK), after the participant's arrival at the Summer School, to the treasurer at the Summer School Office.

Applicants who require a visa must pay the course fee (standard or reduced price) in full beforehand.

Payment details

After submitting the application the given amount must be transferred to the following account kept in CZK.
If you are transferring from a foreign currency into CZK you should use Middle Exchange Rate of Czech National Bank (CNB Middle) for the given day.

Beneficiary: Masarykova univerzita, Žerotínovo nám. 9, 601 77 Brno, Česká republika
Account number: 85636621/0100
Bank address: Komerční banka (Regionální pobočka Brno), nám. Svobody 21, 602 00 Brno, Česká republika
IBAN: CZ43 0100 0000 0000 8563 6621
Variable symbol: 2174000721

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 duration of the visa process does not establish the right to a refund of tuition fees.
Applicants will be refunded 75 % of the school‑fee if they cancel their participation in the Czech course before the date of its beginning. Applicants who require a visa and who are denied one need to send us confirmation that their visa was denied. The money will be returned by bank transfer only.
Participants who, for any reason, cancel their participation in the Czech course after the date of its beginning are not entitled to a refund of the school‑fee paid.
Participants who stop attending classes are not entitled to a refund of the school‑fee paid.

Conditions of acceptance

The number of places in the course is limited to approximately 150 participants. Some places are reserved for holders of scholarships granted by the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports on the basis of bilateral cultural agreements. Candidates for these scholarships should send their application to the relevant authorities (usually the Ministry of Education) in their own countries. Other places are reserved for self-paying participants.

The filled-in application form must be sent by post or e-mail to arrive no later than July 15th. The Secretariat will immediately inform both holders of scholarships and paying participants whether they have been accepted, by July 15th at the latest.

The chosen option (standard or reduced price) must be clearly marked on the application form.

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