Welcome to the Department of Media Studies and Journalism!

We are very glad that you have decided to choose our department for your student mobility program and we hope that you will be satisfied with your learning experience. For information about our department please visit section About us. Below you will find some basic information concerning yours stay at our department and useful links to other relevant sources of information.

Departmental coordinator

Most of the administrative tasks during your stay (e.g. application process, study timeline, stipend management, documentation processing, housing) is managed by The Masaryk University Centre for International Cooperation (CIC). Please make sure that you visited the CIC website which provides all information you might need to know before, during and after your mobility.

However, there are some tasks which are managed at the department: help with course selection, signing up Learning/Training Agreements. And our departmental coordinator is the person who is responsible for those tasks.

Mgr. et Mgr. Michal Tkaczyk, Ph.D.

Office: 5.32
Joštova 218/10
602 00 Brno

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Phone: +420 549 49 7289

Consultation hours: Tuesdays, 9-10 AM (by prior arrangement by email)

Please do not hesitate to contact the departmental coordinator with any questions and issues related to your stay at our department.

Selection and registration of courses

The department offers several courses which are taught in English and available for exchange students. Current offer is to be found in MUNI course catalogue.

Please note that there might be changes in the availability of courses after your arrival (e.g. due to teachers' availability or number of students enrolled). However, you can make changes to your Learning Agreement after your arrival, within the first two weeks after the semester starts.

Please keep in mind that you are not limited to the courses offered by our department, you may also enroll in courses taught at other departments and faculties too. In the case you are advanced (or at least upper-intermediate) user of Czech or Slovak language, you may enrol courses which are taught in Czech. To find such courses please change the teaching language to Czech when setting the search parameters in the course catalogue.

Useful note: When using the course catalogue, always make sure that you marked proper parameters of searching (e.g. faculty, specific department, term, type of studies: bachelor, master, doctoral, and teaching language).

Registration and enrolment in courses is held in the Information System of Masaryk University (IS), for detailed information on IS please read IS Guidelines for international Students.

More detailed information regarding registration and enrolment, you will find here at the CIC website, under the heading "Registration and enrolment in courses online".

When deciding which course to take, read a course description carefully. If you need more detailed or additional information on a specific course content or completion requirements, please contact the course supervisor or contact person first.

Students’ media, AV equipment and facilities

During your mobility at our department you are welcomed to join one of our students media. Exchange students may also borrow audiovisual equipment (e.g. photo camera, camera, microphone, voice recorder) for educational purposes and use our well-equipped TV editing room. For further information please contact the departmental coordinator.

Where to find us?

We are based in Faculty of Social Studies building, Joštova 10, at 5th floor. Most of classrooms in which our courses take place are there, as well as the head of the department office, academic stuff offices, departmental coordinator office, secretariat, students’ media and the video editing room.

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