Brno, Czech Republic

Literature, History and Culture in Central Europe

when 25 June 2021 - 15 July 2021
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 1500

Due to the covid-19 outbreak, all programmes for 2020 have been cancelled.

Each year, this program aligns with the Authors’ Reading Month, the largest literary festival in Central Europe. Students will learn about the history, culture and literature of the honored country, this year is Hungary. In the evening’s students attend readings by a different Hungarian Author every night, after which they enjoy private discussions with the authors. During the day the students will learn about Hungarian history, literature and culture from different professors. Trips to Košice, Slovakia, where there is a large Hungarian minority, and Budapest, Hungary will give practical exposure to the classes and readings.

Students will not only learn in the classroom, but also travel to Budapest, Hungary and Košice, Slovakia to learn more about Hungarian culture.

Target group

bachelor, master, postgraduate, graduate

Course aim

This program is designed to give students an understanding Hungarian literature, history and culture.

Fee info

€500 discount for Masaryk University partner universities


- Transportation for the weekend trips (Budapest, Hungary and Košice, Slovakia)
- Accommodation in Brno and weekend trips
- Tuition for the summer school
- Academic trips
- Breakfast on weekend trips (at the hotel only)
- Opening and Closing receptions
- Culture activities around Brno

Students should budget an additional €400-1000 depending on their spending habits for food in Brno (breakfast, lunch, dinner), weekend trips (lunch and dinner) and fun "optional" activities in Brno, Prague, Vienna, and Budapest (the underground labyrinth in Brno, Budapest baths, bars, etc.)