Martin Bareš outlined future MU development in public debate
On Monday 3 April, the Academic Senate of Masaryk University will select a new Rector to lead Masaryk University from September 2023 to August 2027. Martin Bareš, the current MU Rector and the only candidate for the position, met with people today at a public debate in the Scala cinema.
Masaryk Days 2023: intellectuals against injustice
Commemorating the anniversary of the birth of the first Czechoslovak president Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk in March, Masaryk University organises Masaryk Days which, through lectures, discussions and cultural events, refer to the legacy of the president and strive for the reflection of the pressing social issues.
MU will partially shield students from rising energy prices and inflation
Due to rising prices of energy and inflation, Masaryk University has been forced to increase dormitory fees for the second time in a short time span. However, in order to reduce the economic impact of this measure on students, the MU management has decided not to increase the dormitory fees as much as the increased energy prices and inflation would otherwise warrant.
Scala University Cinema reopens on Monday
On 16 February, the Scala University Cinema was temporarily closed for safety reasons. However, on Monday 27 February, the centre of social life that has been run by MU for ten years again opens its doors to visitors interested in film screenings, courses, lectures and other performances. Masaryk University decided to reopen the cinema based on information received from Brno City Hall, the owner of the premises.
MU lends helping hand to Ukraine
When the war in Ukraine started a year ago, Masaryk University immediately responded to the situation and started providing assistance to Ukrainian students, employees and their families through the MUNI HELPS Volunteer Centre and other means. In addition to students, Ukrainian employees have also found a safe haven at MU. Read the stories of four of them.