Measures of the Dean of FI MU in connection with COVID-19
Faculty COVID-19 specific regulations and pointers
10. 9. 11:00
* Teaching in the Autumn semester is regulated by the Decision of the Dean of the Faculty of Informatics of Masaryk University No. 4/2021 (in Czech)
24. 8. 18:00
* The schedule for the academic year, which will begin on 13 September 2021, remains unchanged. Opening of the academic year and scheduled academic ceremonies will be scheduled as in-person.
28. 5. 11:00
* On 31 May, Masaryk University will move to green
24. 5. 11:00
* Government of the Czech Republic: New measures in connection with the development of the epidemiological situation in the Czech Republic
** The amendment of emergency measures setting a deadline for the recognition of COVID-19 disease
** The amendment of an emergency measure restricting the operation of schools and universities
* Masaryk University to move to yellow level on Monday, May 3rd Vaccination of pedagogical employees is possible from May 3rd, too.
23. 4. 14:00
29. 3. 15:00
* The effectiveness of all measures in force was extended until April 11, 2021.
16. 3. 14:00
* The measure of the Dean of FI MU No. 4/2021 on mandatory testing of employees at SARS-CoV-2 (in Czech)
12. 3. 16:00
* Mandatory COVID-19 testing also applies to MU employees: https://www.muni.cz/en/koronavirus/news/mandatory-covid-19-testing-also-applies-to-mu-employees
* The previous measure of the Dean of FI MU No. 2/2021 of March 1 in connection with the COVID-19 disease (in Czech): https://is.muni.cz/auth/do/fi/uredni_deska/predpisy/opatreni/Opatreni_dekana_2_2021_v_souvislosti_s_COVID-19.pdf
4. 3. 16:30
* MU orders working from home and is preparing a vaccination system for employees: https://www.em.muni.cz/en/news/13742-mu-orders-working-from-home-and-is-preparing-a-vaccination-system-for-employees
18. 2. 13:30
* The decision of the Dean of FI MU No. 2/2021 on teaching in the form of online communication by electronic tools in the semester Spring 2021: https://is.muni.cz/auth/bb/FI/
* News in government crisis measures to limit the operation of schools and school facilities:
** participation in individual consultations (only one student and one member of academic staff)
** participation in university entrance exams is limited to 10 people
28. 12. 11:00
* The university traffic-light system turns red
7. 12. 11.00
* Traffic-light system to turn from red to yellow:
12. 10. 13:00
* Beginning October 12, MU will be on red alert:
2. 10. 16:00
* We welcome new students! Do you want to have a successful start of the study at the time of the corona? Look at MU's recommendations
** IS MU https://is.muni.cz/do/mu/prvaci/ and FI MU
2. 10. 11:00
* The decision of the FI MU Dean on online teaching throughout the autumn semester, including exam period:
* The message from the Dean of FI MU Jiří Zlatuška to the students for the
upcoming semester in the online form:
* The Regional Hygiene Station in Brno restricts teaching at universities from September 23, 2020:
* The university traffic-light system is currently YELLOW.
MU faculties, and institutes may declare a higher level of alert.
* By September 25, 2020, at the latest, it will be announced what the upcoming semester at MU will look like. With effect from September 14, 2020, the operation of the RMU is governed by MU Measure No. 7/19920 - Anti-epidemic measures plan in connection with the COVID-19 infection in the Rector's Office.
* Since September 10, FI MU has introduced the obligation to wear veils covering the nose and mouth in the faculty areas, especially corridors, lecture halls, elevators, and keeping distances in busy faculty places.
* MU announces MU coronavirus semaphore: https://www.muni.cz/koronavirus/
You can find the color of the faculty semaphore in the MU IS: please watch
and respect it.
* Instructions for foreign students on how to currently enter the Czech
* The methodology of testing and completing the course in JS 2020 at MU has been published:
* The Ministry of the Interior continuously informs about the possibilities
of traveling to and from the Czech Republic:
* FI has another variety of Informatics courses and resources from IEEE at its disposal (free until June 30):
* Tested platform for synchronous communication at FI (SDZ, state exam,
synchronous teaching) is Zoom. It is possible to use a limited number of
commercial licenses after registration at https://cesnet.zoom.us and request.
* Masaryk University postponed the end of the examination period until the end
of September and the beginning of the autumn semester will start on 5. 10.:
* MU will be without contact teaching at least by mid-May:
* A public session of the Senate was held in distance mode.
The results of e-voting are that FI's draft budget was unanimously approved.
Experience with the new form of the session will be used in the meeting
of the MU Senate.
* MU Crisis Center has been established by the MU Volunteer Center and its
* The methods and procedures of distance learning at FI are coordinated
by study programs Vice-Deans via direct mail to teachers. Experiences of
teaching are shared and evaluated, the use of Coursera courses is considered.
* Distance study specifics at FI during a pandemic should be discussed at
* MU moved the term of Bachelor's degree entrance examination tests (in Czech): https://www.em.muni.cz/udalosti/12644-univerzita-presunula-testy-prijimaciho-rizeni-na-cerven
* MU coordinates and offers volunteer assistance:
* GA ČR cancels grant competitions and re-enrolls them:
* Discuss in IS:
** The public session of the Senate on Thursday will be held in the form of
IS discussion forum:
** For sharing an experience with distance learning, let's follow:
* The FI management will no longer meet face-to-face contact
but will use electronic means such as IS MU discussion forums.
* Rector Bareš comments on situation on MU (in Czech):
* Dean's new measures towards online meetings (in Czech)
* University Hospital in Brno is looking for volunteers from among
students of FI who are willing to help with the "reinstallation
of computers" after the cyber attack. Complete this questionnaire:
* State of emergency announced: https://www.muni.cz/en/coronavirus/article
* Follow faculty information and opportunities for distance learning
and share it here: https://is.muni.cz/go/fi-distancni-vyuka.
* Coursera releases courses for self-study to schools in pandemic areas,
MU asked to join the Coursera for Campus Response Program:
https://www.coursera.org/coronavirus/, and succeeded
(stay tuned for other info).
* The deadline for canceling registered courses at FI MU is
extended until 27 March:
* All contact teaching is canceled, activities can only take place
in distance form by April 13th.
* The faculty is _closed_ for students. Only the main entrance to the Botanická
68a building could be used, only by Masaryk University employees.
* FI-specific information will be updated in this document at IS MU
board at URL https://is.muni.cz/auth/bb/FI/zfakulty/koronavirus.
* Rector's letter about COVID-19:
* An honorary doctorate ceremony for prof. Andersson has been
postponed until further notice.
* Rector's web with news about COVID-19, rector's leave of absence announced:
https://muni.cz/koronavirus/ and https://muni.cz/en/koronavirus/;
* FI MU dean's order to cancel contact teaching:
* FI MU dean's order about the closing of computer rooms: