The scholarship programme to support study stays of foreign students of Czech studies is intended for students of bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes of foreign universities to support their study stays carried out at the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University to study Czech language, literature and culture.

The Dean of Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, awards six  three-month scholarships and Department of Czech for Foreigners four, each worth 8 000 CZK per month for studying Czech language, literature and culture.

These scholarships always run from October to December of the academic year and are intended for students of foreign universities (Czech studies).

Applicants should have a good knowledge of Czech language in order to be able to follow the lectures and attend seminars conducted in Czech.

In exceptional case this scholarship may be awarded to students of the following fileds of study of the Faculty of Arts: psychology, English language and literature, German language and literature, Romance languages and literature. Award of this scholarship is conditional on applicants’ prior agreement with their respective institution.

Scholarship holders can use the students' canteen, and accommodation will be arranged for them in residence halls. The cost of a single bed in a two-bed room is about 4 500 CZK per month.

Contact address for scholarship applications

PhDr. Eva Rusinová
Kabinet češtiny pro cizince
Filozofická fakulta MU
A. Nováka 1
602 00 Brno
Česká republika

tel: +420 549 49 5970

The scholarship does not cover health insurance.

Annexes to the application

Mandatory annexes to the scholarship application:

  • letter of motivation in Czech language,
  • structured CV (Curriculum Vitae) in Czech language,
  • letter of recommendation from at least one professor of Czech studies or a Slavic institute at which the scholarship applicant is currently studying abroad, in Czech or English language.

A scholarship application that does not contain all the required annexes will be excluded from processing without the right to a scholarship. 


Scholarship applications incl. required annexes must be submitted no later than on 30th April of the given year. 

You will be informed about the results by 30th June of the given year.

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