Latest measures regarding COVID-19

Updated on January 8, 2021.

Due to changes in the current epidemiological situation, the university escalation traffic light is, from Sunday, December 27, 2020, switched to the red alert level.

  • The buildings are closed to public. The necessary staffing to maintain operation of the buildings / IT administration / HS management / distance learning, etc. is allowed. Access to the buildings/laboratories is allowed for the activities necessary to ensure the continuous operation of the laboratory and for urgent work in for a project(s).
  • The in-person presence of students is allowed for participation in clinical and practical teaching and practice for students of study programs in general medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other medical study programs and students performing pedagogical practical teaching and practice in kindergartens, primary and secondary schools or school facilities for institutional and protective education. The in-person presence of other students in the buildings of Faculty of Science is still not permitted.
  • From January 10, 2021 the in-person consultations are allowed (one student and one academic employee)
  • The in-person presence of students at the exams is allowed, with a maximum of 10 people present.
  • From January 10, 2021 The in-person presence of students at the entrance examinations is allowed, with a maximum of 10 people present.
  • Libraries are closed, remote distribution and receipt of books without the possibility of staying in the library is allowed. More at: sci.muni.cz for the Kotlářská campus and https://kuk.muni.cz for the Bohunice campus.
  • Sports fields, computer classrooms, study rooms are closed.
  • Food courts - selected establishments might be in operation – info: skm muni
  • Research laboratories – public is prohibited from entering, face masks are mandatory, and the number of persons is limited to current applicable legislation.

Current News

The dean of the faculty set the operational rules of the faculty. Please follow the faculty’s web site for any updates or changes primarily.   

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Instructions for students

(Updated on January 8, 2021 – Instructions)

Student´s presence within the premises of the Faculty of Science.

Updated on January 4, 2021.

The dean of the faculty set the operational rules of the faculty. The most up to date regulations for instructions and the faculty’s operation can be found on the faculty's website - sci.muni.cz.

Starting September 2, the university’s operation are guided by the “university traffic-light systemthat is based on the current epidemiological situation in Brno-city area and the current risk assesment of individual campuses and buildings. In all our steps, we are also following guidelines of the Regional Department of Health and the Rector of Masaryk University recommendations, while considering the specific requirements for teaching at the faculty. Current level of risk of will be posted at the info screens of entrances to both campuses and available at https://muni.cz/go/sci-semafor-web.

From October 12, 2020: The buildings are closed to public, except for the necessary staffing to maintain operation of the buildings / IT administration / HS management / distance learning, etc. Access to the buildings/laboratories is allowed for the activities necessary to ensure the continuous operation of the laboratory and for urgent work in for a project(s).

From December 27, 2020: The in-person presence of students in the buildings of Faculty of Science is not permitted.  According to government regulations, there is the exception for participation in clinical and practical teaching and practice for students of study programs in general medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other medical study programs and students performing pedagogical practical teaching and practice in kindergartens, primary and secondary schools or school facilities for institutional and protective education.

The regime of individual workplaces at departments is determined by the head of the department.

 Information on the operating hours of the individual departments of the dean's office will be continuously updated on the websites of these departments:

Face masks must be worn inside faculty buildings, including common areas and classrooms. Upon entering the building, please use the disinfection and maintain 2m distance from others.

People with symptoms of an infectious viral disease (fever, shortness of breath, dry cough, sudden loss of appetite and smell, and similar) are prohibited from entering the faculty buildings.

Students and employees must immediately report if they have tested positive for COVID-19 or been required to go into quarantine

You can find the currently valid general rules for the entire MU operations at a “university traffic-light systemand Antiepidemic measures and implementation.

Libraries are closed, remote distribution and receipt of books without the possibility of staying in the library is allowed. More at: sci.muni.cz for the Kotlářská campus and https://kuk.muni.cz for the Bohunice campus.

Instructions

Updated on January 8, 2021.

The most up to date regulations for instructions and the faculty’s operation can be found on the faculty's website.

  • From January 10 to 22, 2021

    Based on the new government regulations effective from January 10, 2021 to January 22, 2021 the following applies:

    1) Lectures, theoretical exercises, and seminars will be for all students/years online until the end of the Fall Semester 2020/2021.

    2) The in-person presence of students at the exams is allowed, with a maximum of 10 people present.

    3) The in-person presence of students at the entrance examinations  is allowed, with a maximum of 10 people present.

    4) The in-person presence of students is allowed:

    a) for participation in clinical and practical teaching and practice for students of study programs in general medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other medical study programs and students performing pedagogical practical teaching and practice in kindergartens, primary and secondary schools or school facilities for institutional and protective education,

    b) for individual consultations (one student and one academic employee)

    b) individual visits to libraries to receive or return study literature.

    4) Any changes to the completion of courses must be published at least 3 weeks before the first exam date.

    5) Deadlines for submitting final theses for the Fall Semester 2020/2021 remain as follows:

    • Dept: Final theses deadline
    • Geology: February 1, 2021
    • Botany and Zoology: January 25, 2021
    • Exp. Biology: February 1, 2021
    • Mathematics and statistics: January 25, 2021
    • RECETOX: February 1, 2021
    • Biochemistry: February 1, 2021
    • Anthropology: January 25, 2021
    • Geography: January 25, 2021
    • Theoretical physics and astrophysics: February 1, 2021
    • Chemistry: January 18, 2021
    • NCBR: February 1, 2021
    • Condensed Matter Physics: February 1, 2021
    • Physical Electronics: February 1, 2021
  • From December 27 to January 10

    Based on the new government regulations effective from December 27, 2020 to January 10, 2021 he following applies:

    1) Lectures, theoretical exercises, and seminars will be for all students/years online until the end of the Fall Semester 2020/2021.

    2) The in-person presence of students at the exams is allowed, with a maximum of 10 people present.

    3) The in-person presence of students is allowed:

    a) for participation in clinical and practical teaching and practice for students of study programs in general medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other medical study programs and students performing pedagogical practical teaching and practice in kindergartens, primary and secondary schools or school facilities for institutional and protective education,

    b) for individual consultations and individual visits to libraries to receive or return study literature.

    4) Any changes to the completion of courses must be published at least 3 weeks before the first exam date.

    5) Deadlines for submitting final theses for the Fall Semester 2020 remain as follows:

    • Dept: Final theses deadline
    • Geology: February 1, 2021
    • Botany and Zoology: January 25, 2021
    • Exp. Biology: February 1, 2021
    • Mathematics and statistics: January 25, 2021
    • RECETOX: February 1, 2021
    • Biochemistry: February 1, 2021
    • Anthropology: January 25, 2021
    • Geography: January 25, 2021
    • Theoretical physics and astrophysics: February 1, 2021
    • Chemistry: January 18, 2021
    • NCBR: February 1, 2021
    • Condensed Matter Physics: February 1, 2021
    • Physical Electronics: February 1, 2021
In all situations, please fully respect the instructions of the individual instructors and your teachers and observe the current valid hygienic measures.

Face masks are mandatory in all indoor areas of the Faculty of Science. People with symptoms of an infectious viral disease (fever, shortness of breath, dry cough, sudden loss of appetite and smell, and similar) are prohibited from entering the faculty buildings.

Students must immediately report, using the IS application, if they have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been required to go into quarantine

You can find the currently valid general rules for the entire MU operations at a “university traffic-light systemand Antiepidemic measures and implementation.

As the epidemiological situation may change, the faculty’s management will provide you with the most up-to-date information and inform you about any changes. If you think you need more information about studying, please contact the office for the studies or the course guarantors.

Online instructions

www.sci.muni.cz/online-vyuka (in Czech only)

Lecture’s recordings are only for personal use, unless otherwise specified by the teacher. Violation of this rule is a serious misconduct that will result in disciplinary proceedings.

Submission of final theses

Updated on November 24, 2020.

Final theses for the academic year 2020/2021 are only to be submitted electronically. The study department will check the archive of final theses and check the credit from the last subject of the Bachelor's / Diploma thesis.

Deadlines for submitting final theses for the Fall Semester 2020 are set as follows:

Dept: Final theses deadline

Geology: February 1, 2021

Botany and Zoology: January 25, 2021

Exp. Biology: February 1, 2021

Mathematics and statistics: January 25, 2021

RECETOX: February 1, 2021

Biochemistry: February 1, 2021

Anthropology: January 25, 2021

Geography: January 25, 2021

Theoretical physics and astrophysics: February 1, 2021

Chemistry: January 18, 2021

NCBR: February 1, 2021

Condensed Matter Physics: February 1, 2021

Physical Electronics: February 1, 2021

Instructions and templates for submitting final theses can be found in the information provided at the conclusion of the study period.

The form of the final state examination will be determined later, according to how the epidemiological situation develops.

COVID-19 testing

List of COVID-19 testing centres (in Czech only) https://koronavirus.mzcr.cz/seznam-odberovych-center/ 

Testing place at Václav Havel Airport in Prague: https://www.prg.aero/en/testing-covid-19 


List of COVID-19 testing centres in Brno (in Czech only)

FN Brno Bohunice

Jihlavská 20, 625 00 Brno

Tel.: 532231111

Online reservations: https://www.reservio.cz/b/fn-brnocovid19

https://cfa.uzis.cz/sampling-points/03398a47-f8f1-491b-9443-ad1cfadcaafb/


ELISABETH PHARMACON, spol. s. r. o.

Rokycanova 4437/5, 615 00 Brno-Židenice

Online reservations: http://www.e-gene.cz/testovani-na-covid19.html

https://cfa.uzis.cz/sampling-points/b4f471e1-7a52-47db-b9d1-cfa736df6ffb/


Fakultní nemocnice U Svaté Anny

FNUSA Pavilon C, Leitnerova, Brno

Tel: +420543181111

Online reservations: https://c19.fnusa.cz

https://cfa.uzis.cz/sampling-points/8d415369-76cc-4dd6-86bc-cefc2cef200d/


Cytogenetická laboratoř Brno, s.r.o.

Veveří 39, 602 00 Brno

Tel.: 776329064

Online reservations: https://covid-4035.rostiapp.cz/zadanka_online/

https://cfa.uzis.cz/sampling-points/3cbd7d60-459b-4967-9e95-b722c29d2589/


SPADIA LAB Brno Veveří

Veveří 64, Brno, 602 00

Online reservations: https://www.spadia.cz/verejnost/vysetreni/objednavka-vysetreni/

https://cfa.uzis.cz/sampling-points/915bd22b-07a0-49f7-a92f-af1f9f329608/


IFCOR Dobrovského

Dobrovského 2199/23 612 00 Brno - Královo Pole

Reservations on phone: +420541425217

Reservations only: 08:00 - 10:30 or 13:00 - 15:00.

https://cfa.uzis.cz/sampling-points/5f0d1c30-5d03-4ac6-a210-cd4295a0bb34/


Medila - Poliklinika Lesná Brno

Poliklinika Lesná, Halasovo náměstí 1, Brno

Reservations on phone: +420800111210

https://cfa.uzis.cz/sampling-points/ad02614c-097e-4842-9c9e-20983f3b0101/

Positive test result and quarantine

In case of a positive test result, the local hygienic station provides further information and orders an isolation/quarantine – that is staying at home and not going out anywhere (even to go shopping or to the doctor’s). In the case of health problems, it is necessary to contact a general practitioner or the relevant public health station or call 112, stating of course that a quarantine has been ordered.

Students: positive test result must be reported in MU IS https://is.muni.cz/auth/koronavirus

 You may be placed to a different MU hall of residence for the quarantine. Adhere to the MU Accommodation services instructions.  

Information on current rules for entering the Czech Republic, RT-PCR test obligation and entry to university/workplace
Citizens of risk countries

Citizens of risk countries (i.e. countries which are not on the list with a low risk of COVID-19 incidence issued by the Ministry of Health here) are obliged to fill in electronic form before arriving in the Czech Republic. By filling out the form, the relevant hygiene station will be automatically informed about arrival. This form has to be submitted also during the border control or the controls during the stay in the territory. Arriving persons are obliged to undergo a PCR test in the Czech Republic, at their own expense, within 5 days from the arrival and report the result to Regional Hygiene station and to university/employer.

It will also be possible to submit a PCR test result that was issued by other EU member country. This document have to be delivered to the respective hygienic station immediately after the arrival and cannot be older than 72 hours. This rule applies to the Czech citizens, EU citizens and third-country nationals with a long-term or permanent residence permit in the Czech Republic or other EU country.

Until the negative result of the RT-PCR test they are denied access to university/workplace.

All citizens of high-risk countries after entering the Czech Republic have a limited free movement for 10 days after arrival with exception of necessary journeys to university/workplace, to arrange necessary official matters and essential life needs, and are obliged to wear a face mask.

Positive test result needs to be reported to Regional Hygiene Station, which will decide about quarantine measures. At the same time, the university/workplace must be notified, and in case of accommodation at the dormitories, also the dormitories management.

Czech citizens, EU citizens

Czech citizens, EU citizens (i.e. countries which are on the list with a low risk of COVID-19 incidence issued by the Ministry of Health here), or citizens of other countries with valid residence permit in a EU country, who stayed for more than 12 hours in the last 14 days in the territory of risk countries (i.e. countries which are not on the list with a low risk of COVID-19 incidence issued by the Ministry of Health here) are obliged to fill in electronic form before arriving in the Czech Republic. By filling out the form, the relevant hygiene station will be automatically informed about arrival. This form has to be submitted also during the border control or the controls during the stay in the territory. Arriving persons are obliged to undergo a PCR test in the Czech Republic, at their own expense, within 5 days from the arrival and report the result within 5 days after arrival to Regional Hygiene station and to university/employer.

Until the negative result of the RT-PCR test they are denied access to university/workplace. They will be allowed to enter university/workplace only after receiving a negative test result.

These persons have limited free movement and are obliged to wear a face mask until receiving the negative test result.

Positive test result needs to be reported to Regional Hygiene Station, which will decide about quarantine measures. At the same time, the university/workplace must be notified, and in case of accommodation at the dormitories, also the dormitories management.

Reporting test results after arrival to Czech Republic to Regional Hygiene Station

Citizens coming from risk countries must report to the regional hygienic station immediately the test results by sending an email to pendleri@khsbrno.cz.

Reporting test results to the university

Students report the test result to relevant study department and insert a scanned copy of the result into IS in application.

Employees report the test result to relevant personnel department at their workplace. 

Other important imformation

Information and preventive measures of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic

https://koronavirus.mzcr.cz/en/ 


MU tool for understanding the steps to take after arrival to the Czech Republic

https://czs.muni.cz/en/coronavirus

The most up-to-date regulations concerning conditions of entry of the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic https://www.mvcr.cz/mvcren/article/coronavirus-information-of-moi.aspx


Please check and follow current information and precautions connected to Covid-19 at Masaryk University

https://www.muni.cz/en

Accomodation in MU halls of residence

All students may check into their original halls of residence that they made the reservation for.

All students checking into the MU halls of residence must fill in the electronic form before entering the territory of the Czech Republic (https://plf.uzis.cz/). This form has to be submitted also during the border control or the controls during the stay in the territory. Arriving persons are obliged to undergo a PCR test in the Czech Republic within 5 days from the arrival and must submit a negative test result through an online application https://is.muni.cz/auth/koronavirus, if required to do so (that is coming from a risk country).

The free movement on the territory is limited for 10 days after arrival.

This holds also for submitting the second test after 14 days after they arrival to the Czech Republic. Until you have a second negative test, you have to observe a ban of free movement. All students are obliged to follow the current precautions and regulations of the dorms – please follow the News at http://www.skm.muni.cz/kolej?en.
Academic ceremonies

All academic ceremonies (e.g., graduation) are postponed until further notice.

Instructions for employees

(Edited on January 8, 2021 – Instructions)

Employees presence within the premises of the Faculty of Science.

Updated on January 4, 2021.

The dean of the faculty set the operational rules of the faculty. The most up to date regulations for instructions and the faculty’s operation can be found on the faculty's website - sci.muni.cz.

Starting September 2, the university’s operation are guided by the “university traffic-light systemthat is based on the current epidemiological situation in Brno-city area and the current risk assesment of individual campuses and buildings. In all our steps, we are also following guidelines of the Regional Department of Health and the Rector of Masaryk University recommendations, while considering the specific requirements for teaching at the faculty. Current level of risk of will be posted at the info screens of entrances to both campuses and available at https://muni.cz/go/sci-semafor-web.

From October 12, 2020: The buildings are closed to public, except for the necessary staffing to maintain operation of the buildings / IT administration / HS management / distance learning, etc. Access to the buildings/laboratories is allowed for the activities necessary to ensure the continuous operation of the laboratory and for urgent work in for a project(s).

From December 27, 2020: The in-person presence of students in the buildings of Faculty of Science is not permitted.  According to government regulations, there is the exception for participation in clinical and practical teaching and practice for students of study programs in general medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other medical study programs and students performing pedagogical practical teaching and practice in kindergartens, primary and secondary schools or school facilities for institutional and protective education.

The regime of individual workplaces at departments is determined by the head of the department.

 Information on the operating hours of the individual departments of the dean's office will be continuously updated on the websites of these departments:

Face masks must be worn inside faculty buildings, including common areas and classrooms. Upon entering the building, please use the disinfection and maintain 2m distance from others.

People with symptoms of an infectious viral disease (fever, shortness of breath, dry cough, sudden loss of appetite and smell, and similar) are prohibited from entering the faculty buildings.

Students and employees must immediately report if they have tested positive for COVID-19 or been required to go into quarantine

You can find the currently valid general rules for the entire MU operations at a “university traffic-light systemand Antiepidemic measures and implementation.

Libraries are closed, remote distribution and receipt of books without the possibility of staying in the library is allowed. More at: sci.muni.cz for the Kotlářská campus and https://kuk.muni.cz for the Bohunice campus.

Rules for departments in connection with COVID-19
Terminology used

Types of contact:

  1. close contact with a person
    • you live in the same household
    • you have had contact with his/her infectious secretions (e.g., cough, bare hand contact with used tissue, using a shared keyboard, etc.)
    • you have been in contact with within 2 meters distance for more than 15 minutes
  2. regular contact with a person
    • you have been in contact within an enclosed space for less than 15 minutes or at a distance of more than 2 meters
    • you have been in face-to-face contact with for less than 15 minutes and, at the same time, at a distance of less than 2 meters
    • you traveled using a public transport

Note:

Local Department of Health generally considers close contact with a person with a proven COVID-19 infection risky and orders the person who has been in contact with the infected to a quarantine.  Those who had regular contact with a person with a proven COVID-19 infection, are considered to be significantly less at risk.  The person usually receives only a recommendation to monitor their health and contact their doctor or local DoH immediately if COVID-19 symptoms occur.

COVID coordinator - is a contact person in cases related to COVID-19 infection at the faculty.  The coordinator works closely with department heads, employees reporting new incidents, and is responsible for communicating with those who have been reported as “has been in contact“.

The coordinator at the Faculty of Science is Mgr. Jana Kneblová, alternates are Ing. Eva Žufanová and the bursar of the faculty. The contact info for the COVID coordinator:

  • email: covid@sci.muni.cz
  • telephone: 549491403
Rules of procedure in COVID-19 disease-related regimes

The following procedures for a proven COVID 19 infection or the risk of thereof apply at the Faculty of Science. The employee must use the "Prevention" application in the INET in the cases listed below and keep the information in this application up to date. Specifically, he has to fill out:

  • current state (or sub-state, according to the given phase)
  • contacted persons for the last 3-4 days (for selected cases)
  • visited offices/rooms (for selected cases)

It is also desirable to fill out the following info:

  • contact info (where you can be reached at)
  • contact for a close person (especially in case of symptoms or hospitalization)
I. A person infected with COVID-19 (has a positive test)
  1. contact the direct supervisor immediately
  2. set up with his/her direct supervisor work arrangements (home-office, sick leave – based on the health situation)
  3. follows the local DoH instructions and remains in home isolation (under the supervision of your physician)
  4. fill out the required information in the "Prevention" application in INET
  5. using the "Prevention" application informs the coordinator about the last date of the ordered isolation (quarantine or sick leave), based on the decision of the attending physician and according to the current conditions announced by the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic
II. A person after close contact with a person positive for COVID-19
  1. immediately contacts his / her direct supervisor and sets up with his/her direct supervisor work arrangements (home-office, or sick leave)
  2. if the local DoH has contacted him/her, follows the local DoH’s instructions and remains in quarantine if he/she was ordered it. If sent for testing:
    • in the case of a positive test, follow the rules set in paragraph I.
    • in the case of a negative test, she/he may return to the workplace without restriction after the end of any quarantine, provided she/he has no COVID-19 symptoms
  3. fill out the required information in the "Prevention" application in INET. If she/he does not have any COVID-19 symptoms, however, does not fill out in the application contacted person(s) and the visited offices/rooms
  4. monitors her/his health condition for 10 days from contact date, specifically the symptoms of COVID-19 (temperature, cough, difficulty breathing)
III. A person after close contact with a person suspected of having COVID-19
  1. if she/he observes COVID-19 symptoms (temperature, cough, difficulty breathing) – follow steps in paragraph V)
  2. contacts direct supervisor immediately
  3. fill out the required information in the "Prevention" application in INET. If she/he does not have COVID-19 symptoms, does not fill in the application of the contacted person and the visited offices/rooms
  4. monitors her/his health condition within 10 days of contact, specifically for the COVID-19 symptoms (temperature, cough, difficulty breathing)
IV. A person in contact with a person referred to in paragraph I. or II. - regular contact (low risk of exposure)
  1. if he observes COVID-19 symptoms (temperature, cough, difficulty breathing) - follow steps in paragraph V)
  2. may continue to work at the workplace without restriction
  3. monitors his health condition within 10 days of contact, specifically for COVID-19 symptoms (temperature, cough, difficulty breathing)
V. A person with symptoms of COVID-19 (temperature, cough, difficulty breathing)
  1. immediately contacts his /her direct supervisor and sets up the work arrangements until he/she knows the physician’s results (usually home-office)
  2. contacts his physician and consults with him on the next steps
  3. follows the doctor's recommendations
  4. if the physician does not confirm COVID-19 infection, she/he continues treatment as in the case of a common cold/flu
  5. if the doctor preliminarily confirms the suspicion of COVID 19 and sends the person to be tested (paid by the insurance company), she/he stays at the home-office until the test result are available
  6. even in case of cold, flu, and similar respiratory diseases (not COVID-19), he/she will make arrangements with his/her direct supervisor for working (home-office, or sick leave)
  7. in the case of a positive test, follow paragraph I.
General recommendations
  • Do not panic
  • Wash your hands regularly and use hand disinfection
  • Keep (if possible) greater distances than usual during meetings in closed rooms, keeping personal meetings to a minimum if possible, especially when you are in contact with colleagues from other divisions (people with whom you are not otherwise in your everyday work environment in contact with), use online meeting tools, be considerate of your surroundings
  • if you have a private event with many people that is important to you (e.g., wedding, graduation, etc.), limit social contact seven days in advance
  • if you notice any symptoms (temperature, cough, difficulty breathing, etc.), stay at home based on the severity and wear a face mask in public areas (most likely it could be a common seasonal cold)
  • if you are a person at a higher risk of infection or are in regular contact with someone (seniors, people with low immunity, newborns, etc.), be responsible and considerate. If necessary, make working arrangements with your direct supervisor
  • Do not travel to countries with risk of COVID-19 unless absolutely necessary
  • Respect the privacy and personal data protection of the persons concerned
  • Do not share unverified, redundant information that may ultimately harm rather than help

The current situation at MU and general information can be found here:

https://www.muni.cz/en/coronavirus

https://www.muni.cz/en/coronavirus/information-for-employees

https://www.muni.cz/en/coronavirus/important-links

Instructions

Updated on January 8, 2021.

The most up to date regulations for instructions and the faculty’s operation can be found on the faculty's website.

  • From January 10 to 22, 2021

    Based on the new government regulations effective from January 10, 2021 to January 22, 2021 the following applies:

    1) Lectures, theoretical exercises, and seminars will be for all students/years online until the end of the Fall Semester 2020/2021.

    2) The in-person presence of students at the exams is allowed, with a maximum of 10 people present.

    3) The in-person presence of students at the entrance examinations  is allowed, with a maximum of 10 people present.

    4) The in-person presence of students is allowed:

    a) for participation in clinical and practical teaching and practice for students of study programs in general medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other medical study programs and students performing pedagogical practical teaching and practice in kindergartens, primary and secondary schools or school facilities for institutional and protective education,

    b) for individual consultations (one student and one academic employee)

    b) individual visits to libraries to receive or return study literature.

    4) Any changes to the completion of courses must be published at least 3 weeks before the first exam date.

    5) Deadlines for submitting final theses for the Fall Semester 2020/2021 remain as follows:

    • Dept: Final theses deadline
    • Geology: February 1, 2021
    • Botany and Zoology: January 25, 2021
    • Exp. Biology: February 1, 2021
    • Mathematics and statistics: January 25, 2021
    • RECETOX: February 1, 2021
    • Biochemistry: February 1, 2021
    • Anthropology: January 25, 2021
    • Geography: January 25, 2021
    • Theoretical physics and astrophysics: February 1, 2021
    • Chemistry: January 18, 2021
    • NCBR: February 1, 2021
    • Condensed Matter Physics: February 1, 2021
    • Physical Electronics: February 1, 2021
  • From December 27 to January 10

    Based on the new government regulations effective from December 27, 2020 to January 10, 2021 he following applies:

    1) Lectures, theoretical exercises, and seminars will be for all students/years online until the end of the Fall Semester 2020/2021.

    2) The in-person presence of students at the exams is allowed, with a maximum of 10 people present.

    3) The in-person presence of students is allowed:

    a) for participation in clinical and practical teaching and practice for students of study programs in general medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other medical study programs and students performing pedagogical practical teaching and practice in kindergartens, primary and secondary schools or school facilities for institutional and protective education,

    b) for individual consultations and individual visits to libraries to receive or return study literature.

    4) Any changes to the completion of courses must be published at least 3 weeks before the first exam date.

    5) Deadlines for submitting final theses for the Fall Semester 2020 remain as follows:

    • Dept: Final theses deadline
    • Geology: February 1, 2021
    • Botany and Zoology: January 25, 2021
    • Exp. Biology: February 1, 2021
    • Mathematics and statistics: January 25, 2021
    • RECETOX: February 1, 2021
    • Biochemistry: February 1, 2021
    • Anthropology: January 25, 2021
    • Geography: January 25, 2021
    • Theoretical physics and astrophysics: February 1, 2021
    • Chemistry: January 18, 2021
    • NCBR: February 1, 2021
    • Condensed Matter Physics: February 1, 2021
    • Physical Electronics: February 1, 2021
In all situations, please fully respect the instructions of the individual instructors and your teachers and observe the current valid hygienic measures.

Face masks are mandatory in all indoor areas of the Faculty of Science. People with symptoms of an infectious viral disease (fever, shortness of breath, dry cough, sudden loss of appetite and smell, and similar) are prohibited from entering the faculty buildings.

Students must immediately report, using the IS application, if they have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been required to go into quarantine

You can find the currently valid general rules for the entire MU operations at a “university traffic-light systemand Antiepidemic measures and implementation.

As the epidemiological situation may change, the faculty’s management will provide you with the most up-to-date information and inform you about any changes. If you think you need more information about studying, please contact the office for the studies or the course guarantors.

COVID-19 testing

List of COVID-19 testing centres (in Czech only) https://koronavirus.mzcr.cz/seznam-odberovych-center/ 

Testing place at Václav Havel Airport in Prague: https://www.prg.aero/en/testing-covid-19 


List of COVID-19 testing centres in Brno (in Czech only)

FN Brno Bohunice

Jihlavská 20, 625 00 Brno

Tel.: 532231111

Online reservations: https://www.reservio.cz/b/fn-brnocovid19

https://cfa.uzis.cz/sampling-points/03398a47-f8f1-491b-9443-ad1cfadcaafb/


ELISABETH PHARMACON, spol. s. r. o.

Rokycanova 4437/5, 615 00 Brno-Židenice

Online reservations: http://www.e-gene.cz/testovani-na-covid19.html

https://cfa.uzis.cz/sampling-points/b4f471e1-7a52-47db-b9d1-cfa736df6ffb/


Fakultní nemocnice U Svaté Anny

FNUSA Pavilon C, Leitnerova, Brno

Tel: +420543181111

Online reservations: https://c19.fnusa.cz

https://cfa.uzis.cz/sampling-points/8d415369-76cc-4dd6-86bc-cefc2cef200d/


Cytogenetická laboratoř Brno, s.r.o.

Veveří 39, 602 00 Brno

Tel.: 776329064

Online reservations: https://covid-4035.rostiapp.cz/zadanka_online/

https://cfa.uzis.cz/sampling-points/3cbd7d60-459b-4967-9e95-b722c29d2589/


SPADIA LAB Brno Veveří

Veveří 64, Brno, 602 00

Online reservations: https://www.spadia.cz/verejnost/vysetreni/objednavka-vysetreni/

https://cfa.uzis.cz/sampling-points/915bd22b-07a0-49f7-a92f-af1f9f329608/


IFCOR Dobrovského

Dobrovského 2199/23 612 00 Brno - Královo Pole

Reservations on phone: +420541425217

Reservations only: 08:00 - 10:30 or 13:00 - 15:00.

https://cfa.uzis.cz/sampling-points/5f0d1c30-5d03-4ac6-a210-cd4295a0bb34/


Medila - Poliklinika Lesná Brno

Poliklinika Lesná, Halasovo náměstí 1, Brno

Reservations on phone: +420800111210

https://cfa.uzis.cz/sampling-points/ad02614c-097e-4842-9c9e-20983f3b0101/

Business trips

Domestic business trips to the place of risk level 0-III are prohibited, exceptions are granted by the head of unit.

Foreign business trips are prohibited, exceptions are granted by the head of unit.

For future travel orders, it is recommended to consider insurance for the cancellation of air tickets, bus/train tickets and accommodation cancellation options - with regard to the elimination of MU costs if the trip is not realized.

Information on current rules for entering the Czech Republic, RT-PCR test obligation and entry to university/workplace
Citizens of risk countries

Citizens of risk countries (i.e. countries which are not on the list with a low risk of COVID-19 incidence issued by the Ministry of Health here) are obliged to fill in electronic form before arriving in the Czech Republic. By filling out the form, the relevant hygiene station will be automatically informed about arrival. This form has to be submitted also during the border control or the controls during the stay in the territory. Arriving persons are obliged to undergo a PCR test in the Czech Republic, at their own expense, within 5 days from the arrival and report the result to Regional Hygiene station and to university/employer.

It will also be possible to submit a PCR test result that was issued by other EU member country. This document have to be delivered to the respective hygienic station immediately after the arrival and cannot be older than 72 hours. This rule applies to the Czech citizens, EU citizens and third-country nationals with a long-term or permanent residence permit in the Czech Republic or other EU country.

Until the negative result of the RT-PCR test they are denied access to university/workplace.

All citizens of high-risk countries after entering the Czech Republic have a limited free movement for 10 days after arrival with exception of necessary journeys to university/workplace, to arrange necessary official matters and essential life needs, and are obliged to wear a face mask.

Positive test result needs to be reported to Regional Hygiene Station, which will decide about quarantine measures. At the same time, the university/workplace must be notified, and in case of accommodation at the dormitories, also the dormitories management.

Czech citizens, EU citizens

Czech citizens, EU citizens (i.e. countries which are on the list with a low risk of COVID-19 incidence issued by the Ministry of Health here), or citizens of other countries with valid residence permit in a EU country, who stayed for more than 12 hours in the last 14 days in the territory of risk countries (i.e. countries which are not on the list with a low risk of COVID-19 incidence issued by the Ministry of Health here) are obliged to fill in electronic form before arriving in the Czech Republic. By filling out the form, the relevant hygiene station will be automatically informed about arrival. This form has to be submitted also during the border control or the controls during the stay in the territory. Arriving persons are obliged to undergo a PCR test in the Czech Republic, at their own expense, within 5 days from the arrival and report the result within 5 days after arrival to Regional Hygiene station and to university/employer.

Until the negative result of the RT-PCR test they are denied access to university/workplace. They will be allowed to enter university/workplace only after receiving a negative test result.

These persons have limited free movement and are obliged to wear a face mask until receiving the negative test result.

Positive test result needs to be reported to Regional Hygiene Station, which will decide about quarantine measures. At the same time, the university/workplace must be notified, and in case of accommodation at the dormitories, also the dormitories management.

Reporting test results after arrival to Czech Republic to Regional Hygiene Station

Citizens coming from risk countries must report to the regional hygienic station immediately the test results by sending an email to pendleri@khsbrno.cz.

Reporting test results to the university

Students report the test result to relevant study department and insert a scanned copy of the result into IS in application.

Employees report the test result to relevant personnel department at their workplace. 

Other important imformation

Information and preventive measures of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic

https://koronavirus.mzcr.cz/en/ 


MU tool for understanding the steps to take after arrival to the Czech Republic

https://czs.muni.cz/en/coronavirus

The most up-to-date regulations concerning conditions of entry of the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic https://www.mvcr.cz/mvcren/article/coronavirus-information-of-moi.aspx


Please check and follow current information and precautions connected to Covid-19 at Masaryk University

https://www.muni.cz/en

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