About the Faculty of Science MU
About the Faculty
The Faculty of Science MU, established in 1919 in Brno, is the second-largest university in the Czech Republic. The faculty provides outstanding educational programs in natural sciences and has been credited with several scientific achievements of international significance throughout its history. Specific areas of research focus on the harmonic progression of individual natural sciences and remain the faculty's priority objectives. A substantial part of the faculty's research activity is also devoted to basic research closely linked to instructions in doctoral degree programmes.
The Faculty of Science is the largest faculty of Masaryk University. The entire MU consists of 10 faculties and multiple research centers. It is also the second-largest employer in the South Moravian Region with more than 6000 employees.
There are almost 1300 employees at the faculty, working at 13 departments and 3 specialized units. All employees are taken care of by the faculty Human Resources office, closely cooperating with the HR Award Office and individual departments' administrative staff.
International employees, who represent about 10% of the faculty staff, come from about 38 countries are taken care of by the university dedicated centre, the International Staff Office.