Facts & figures

PhDr. Jan Cacek, Ph.D., dean of the Faculty of Sports Studies

The Faculty of Sports Studies was established in 2002 as an independent continuation of the Physical Education department. Today, the Faculty provides sports and health education to more than 1200 students not only in Czech but also in English. All of our activities are based on scientific findings and the latest knowledge in the field of sports sciences. Besides its academic pursuits, the Faculty acts as an important advocate of healthy and active living among the public. Now, we want to strengthen the public role of the Faculty, continue to improve the quality of studies, extend the sports infrastructure of Masaryk University and increase the scientific potential and performance of the Faculty.

We are MUNI SPORT!

“We make sense of sports.”

Jan Cacek, dean

1200+

Students in 8 degree programs

5285

successful graduates since 2002

50

courses in English

8

departments

HIGH-QUALITY EDUCATION

The Faculty of Sports Studies offers 8 full degree programmes on all levels with 8 majors and many sports discipline specializations. We prepare qualified specialists for health services, educational and leisure sports activities. We also educate fitness trainers, coaches and sports managers. All study profiles are balanced to provide enough theoretical knowledge in combination with valuable practical skills.

TOP LEVEL RESEARCH

In addition to their pedagogical work, the Faculty teachers also engage in scientific projects. Research activities are focused on three strategic areas.

• dynamic and kinematic analysis of human movement
• biomedical aspects of movement
• social science aspects of physical education and sport

POPULARIZATION OF SCIENCE

One of our primary goals is to promote the attributes of healthy and active living as an integral part of a modern lifestyle. During our regular public and media presentations, our teachers share their findings and tips. This way, we encourage all groups of people - including children, elderly and disabled – to join us and improve their health and quality of life.

Awards and certifications

EAIE Award

Masaryk University was awarded by the European Association for International Education (EAIE) for an innovative and active approach towards the internationalization of higher education in 2012.

ECTS Label

Masaryk University holds an ECTS Label certificate, guaranteeing a high standard of services and easy access to information on studying in a foreign language.

EUNIS ELITE AWARD 2005

The Masaryk University Information System received the prestigious EUNIS ELITE AWARD 2005 for the best implementation of university information systems.