Brno, Czech Republic

Taste Brno, Taste Europe and Develop your English and Communication Skills

when 10 July 2022 - 23 July 2022
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 400

It is is a course focused on developing intercultural communication skills and abilities to communicate
effectively in English with people from different cultural backgrounds. You will experience the multicultural
environment of the student metropolis, town Brno and learn how can culture affect communication and
language in various social contexts.
The course will teach you how intercultural communication requires an understanding that different
cultures have different customs, standards, social norms, and even thought patterns. The participants of
this course will be introduced European culture, history and way of life. They will learn the elementary
intercultural skills in an interactive way and get a taste of the variety of flavours that Europe has to offer.

Europe and World Civilization
• The Czech Republic through the eyes of a foreigner
• Religion and violence in Europe
• Critical thinking
• Creative writing
• Multicultural communication and language skills

Course leader

Libor Štěpánek, Anjuli Pandavur, Martina Malášková, Luboš Bělka

Target group

University students who want to learn about Brno and Europe and communicate effectively in English in multicultural environment

Course aim

This course falls under Masaryk University's 'Intensive Summer School'. Students will study their classes in the morning and in the afternoon be free to participate in social and cultural activities arranged in and around Brno.

Fee info

EUR 400: The full cost of this programme is €1000. The cost breakdowns as follows:

- tuition fees
- Accommodation in Brno (10-23 July)
- Opening and Closing receptions
- Culture activities around Brno
- Day trip to Prague or Vienna
- 24/7 support
- Social programme

A €100 discount is available for students from partner universities

Students should budget an additional €200-500 depending on their spending habits for food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and fun "optional" activities in Brno.
EUR 350: discount for partner university students