One-year Intensive Course of Czech for Foreigners (2023/24)

  • 4 September 2023 – 6 May 2024
  • MU Language Centre, Brno

The course is intended for foreign students who wish to pursue higher education in the Czech Republic. No previous knowledge of Czech is needed; the course is designed for complete beginners.

You will learn to actively communicate in common life situations as well as attain communication basics in the area of your specialization via e-learning, consultations and self-study.

If you wish to complete the specialized preparation for your future study, you can also apply for preparatory entrance exam courses offered by MU faculties.

For admission requirements at MU see: Admission requirements for MU faculties

The course focuses on:  

  • Grammarvocabularypronunciation 
  • Everyday life situations 
  • Czech history and culture 
  • Side events (university lectures and seminarscultural events) 


One of the main goals of the course is to contribute to the successful passing of entrance examinations to a university or other higher education institution. The course will facilitate your integration into Czech society and overcoming social, cultural and language barriers. An individual approach to students and their needs is emphasised. The course will be completed by taking the final exam.

Admission requirements 

  • fill in and send the electronic application and a copy of the passport
  • send a certificate of highest completed education (minimally secondary education)
  • pay the course fee
  • confirmation of admission will be issued upon payment
  • in case visa is not granted or if other problems arise that prevent the student from participating or completing the course, the course fee will be refunded according to our cancellation policy
  • information about visa issues
  • the cost of sending documents necessary for the visa application is included in the course fee
  • the fee for the repeated sending of the documents is EUR 60
  • lessons are held in English – ability to communicate in English is required

Teaching/learning materials

The nature of the course enables tailoring the teaching/learning materials to the users’ needs. We will use both the traditional textbooks of Czech as a foreign language and supplementary and authentic resources.


4.9.2023 – 6.5.2024

No classes on the following dates:

national holidays – 28.9.2023, 26.10.-29.10.2023, 17.11.2023, 1.5. and 8.5.2024

Christmas – 16.12.2023 – 1.1.2024

a week off at the end of January – to be determined

spring holiday - 5.2.2024 – 11.2.2024  

Easter – 29.3.2024 – 1.4.2024

week of preparation for the final exam – 7.5. – 10.5.2024



The course will be taught by lecturers of Masaryk University Language Centre, who have long-term experience in teaching as well as systematic study of didacticsresulting in the most efficient language instruction and support. 


Students have to actively participate during the lessons. Students will be admitted to the final examination only if their attendance has not dropped below 70%.

A student in the in-person form of the course whose attendance drops below 70% and does not communicate us the reasons of his/her absence will receive an e-mail asking him/her to attend the course and continue his/her studies. In case the student fails to do so, we will have to report the situation to the Foreign Police.

The only accepted reasons for attendance lower than 70% are health issues confirmed by the doctor´s report or official bureaucratic reasons communicated with MU Language Centre.

In case the student quits attending the course, he/she has no right to get the course fee refunded.


The course will be completed by passing the final examination and obtaining the certificate of completion. 

Final examination 

Dates of final exams:
B2 level - 13.5. – 17.5.2024 
B1 level - 19.5. – 23.5.2024
First resit: 10.6. – 14.6.2024
Second (paid) resit: 2. – 6.9.2024

  • upon successfully passing the final examstudents will get a certificate of completion of the course and of the final exam according to the level achieved 
  • if a student fails the final examthere is a possibility to resit 
  • if the first resit is not successful, the Client may apply for a second resit, which is subject to a charge of CZK 2,550 / EUR 100 
  • this is not the Final State Examination! 

In case the pandemic will still be spreading, the course will be held online. 

Registration form

Language of instruction
When 4 September 2023 – 6 May 2024
600 lessons (596 + 4 lessons of consultation)
20 lessons per week
Participants foreign students
MU Language Centre tutors

3990  EUR

Deadline for registration:  

Students with VISA requirements: 31 May 2023
Non VISA students: 31 July 2023

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