Master's study programme
Pharmacy (Long-Cycle Master’s)
Tuition: 7 000€/year
Mode: full-time only
Length: 5 years (this study program is not divided into Bachelor's and follow-up Master's study)
Degree conferred: Master in Pharmacy (NQF level 9, holders entitled to continue in Ph.D. study)
Application deadline: 31/8/2023 (intake September 2023)
Please note: For non-EU students who need visa to study in the Czech Republic,
we highly recommend applying by the end of May, at the latest,
due to the challenges of the visa process.
During studies in Master’s degree program you make friends from all over the world. Our students come from USA, Europe, Africa and Asia and together they create very international environment in the classes. Classes are organised in small groups.
Curriculum of the study program covers knowledge and skills of a pharmacist in:
- preparation and production of drugs
- pharmacology and pharmacotherapy
- legal, economic and ethical principles of the pharmacist profession
- disposal of biologically active substances
6-month pharmacy internship is integral part of study. Students can combine undertaking internship in the Czech republic and abroad. All students, regardless of their country of origin, can use numerous mobility programs to spend semester or two at Masaryk university partner institutions around the world.
The minimal requirement for study completion is 300 ECTS. After that students are allowed to take Final State examination and defend their Diploma Thesis.
Master’s study program Pharmacy is compliant with EU Directive 2005/36/ES. Master’s degree obtained at the Faculty of Pharmacy MU is therefore fully recognized in all EU member countries and most of the countries in the world.
Admission requirements 2023/2024
- successfully completed secondary education (i.e. secondary school, high school, college, etc.) resulting in a school-leaving examination, conferred with a final certificate/ diploma (e.g. A-level certificates, IB diploma, etc.).
All applicants must provide their secondary school results and the final certificate in the form of verified and authenticated copy in order to have their secondary education recognized in the Czech Republic. This must be done no later than the day of enrolment. Documents issued in languages other than Czech, Slovak, or English language must be officially translated!
Charge for verification of foreign education by Faculty is 850 CZK. Nostrification by Regional office costs 1000 CZK. Please refer to the types of recognition of foreign education here.
- CV in English
- e-application submitted via Information System Masaryk University (IS MU)
- application fee 750 CZK (approximately 30 EUR)
- successfully pass entrance examination
There are no English skills requirements in order to apply for study. We believe that each candidate can evaluate his/her capability of studying in English himself/herself.
Admission procedure requirements are available here.
Every applicant must take and successfully pass the entrance examination tests. No exceptions for transfer students or well performing high school students are granted. The entrance examination is in a written online form and consists of Biology and Chemistry test, each of which is 40 questions. The maximum possible score is 80 points. There is a time limit of 40 minutes per each test. The acceptance pass mark is 50% (40 points from both tests in total). The applicant is allowed to sit the entrance examination only once per admission year.
Institute of Lifelong Learning has organized online preparatory courses in the form of tutorial videos from chemistry and biology for interested applicants.
The courses will be open until September 2023 and each participant can select either one (biology or chemistry), or both courses to purchase.
For more information and registration for the courses click here.
Enrollment to studies 2023/2024
Enrollment to studies has to be done IN PERSON. Please bring certified copy of secondary school education with correct authentication stamp or nostrification paper, if you haven't sent it before. Enrollment to studies takes place in international study office, building 45 (Pavilon farmacie, small building on the left side from the main door), Palackého tř. 1/1946 (campus of Veterinary University).
Exact dates of enrollment to academic year will be announced during July 2023. Enrollment to study will happen in first half of September 2023.
In September, there's going to be Tour of faculty as part of Orientation week, followed by practical tips on study and life in Brno presentation delivered by one of our current students.
In case you need to arrange different date or time for enrollment, please contact the study office.
Teaching in academic year 2023/2024 will begin on 18 September 2023.
Faculty of Pharmacy offers students to apply for course recognition from previous study at university or Lifelong Institute. Application can be submitted only after acceptance to study!
Only courses related to field of pharmacy/natural science/medicine can be taken into consideration. Only courses passed not more than 5 years before the date of application can be recognized. Course recognition is not granted!
It's necessary to attach syllabus of course from previous university and grades (transcript of records) and explanation of grading system from the previous study. All materials must be in Czech or English language.
Conditions of course recognition is binded by Dean's Measure on Courses Recognition.
Scholarship for students from developing countries
Students from developing countries according to OECD may apply for Newcomers' scholarship providing financial aid during the first year of study. Only students enrolled in English-taught study programs with outstanding academic performance are entitled to receive the scholarship. The amount of financial support is 100 000 CZK (about 4 000 EUR).
The number of scholarships is limited.
Deadline for application is 30 April 2023.
Detailed requirements and conditions are described here, including selection criteria and link to online application.
The Centre for International Cooperation and the ESN MUNI Brno (Erasmus Student Network) run an extensive Orientation Week prior to every semester. The Orientation Week will help you organise your administrative and study duties, experience a little bit of Czech language and culture, and meet and have fun with both Czech and international students at various events.
The exact dates of the orientation week Autumn 2023 are yet to be determined.
Some activities are paid, some are for free, students can choose whether they book full package of events or join only unpaid activities. orientation is not compulsory, yet highly recommended to attend! During the week you'll also get on a tour within our Faculty.
Registration to unpaid activities is done on this link.
ESN MUNI Brno also provides service to foreign students in a form of "buddy". Such person will assist at the beginning after arrival to the Czech republic, will help you to buy a sIM card, open a bank account, take you to the city and much more. If you're interested in having one, please fill form.
Why study pharmacy at Masaryk University?
employment of our graduates
multiple career options
months spent abroad on mobility programs
practical classes during study
select courses from other faculties of MU
is a student city
is one of the safest countries in the world