Location

Brno

is the second largest city in the Czech Republic and the first one in Moravia region.It is an important university centre of Europe – there are eleven universities.
Masaryk University was established in 1919. It is the second largest and the second oldest university in the Czech Republic with its nine faculties – Faculty of Law, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Economics and Administration, Faculty of Social Studies, Faculty of Sports Studies as well as Faculty of Informatics – the venue of the 14th Central European Olympiad in Informatics.
Brno lies in the basin of the Svratka and Svitava rivers. The river Svratka is the main supply for the Kninicky Dam Lake, a popular recreation area. Brno is an important tourist centre with many historical landmarks: the Old Town Hall, „Zelný trh“ (Fruit and vegatable market)and its baroque fountain Parnas, Reduta – the oldest theatre building in Central Europe, a baroque crypt under the Franciscan Monastery, the church dominant of Brno – Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul in Petrov peak, the second Brno dominant – historic Špilberk castle, Tugendhat villa (recorded in the list of UNESCO world heritage).

South Moravia Region

Brno is situated in a fabulous nature of South Moravia region, surrounded by wooden hills, Drahany and Bohemian-Moravian Highlands and Southern Moravian lowlands. You can find a lot of historical castles and chateaus, churches, karst caverns etc. there.
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The Faculty of Informatics

at Masaryk University was established in 1994 and it is the very first specialized faculty of its kind in the Czech Republic. From a modest beginning of twenty academic staff and less than four hundred students, the Faculty has grown rapidly. Today, with more than 1900 students, the Faculty offers a wide range of study programs at three year’s Bachelor, two year’s Master and three year’s Doctoral level. Bachelor study programs offer the foundation level of university study in Informatics. Master study programs offer the second level of university study.

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Responsible contact: Mgr. Petra Kalábová