Living in Brno

While Prague has long been a travelers’ destination, Brno, just 210km to the east, is Czech Republic’s second city. The capital city of Moravia, Brno, sits in the heart of wine country and proudly displays its rich history and culture with an array of excellent galleries and museums, a brooding castle fortress, and traditional Moravian folk festivals. Brno is also a university city with an abundance of concerts, music festivals, and film festivals to entertain their diverse residents. Being centrally located, Brno is also the perfect starting point for traveling around Europe. Students can easily plan weekend trips to Vienna, Cracow, Prague, Budapest, Pilsen (home of the Pilsner Brewing Company), Dresden, Munich, Berlin, Croatia and more.

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A – Z Guide for international students in Brno

Are you lost with all information about your stay abroad at CA Institute, our TEFL program or IDRAC? About your stay in Brno or in the Czech Republic in general? Don’t worry. We made this special guide for you so that you will have everything in order from your decision to study with us, through your arrival and stay all the way up to your departure and return trip home.

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A Accommodation Alliance Française Brno Arrival to Brno   B Bank accounts Brno   C Calendar City Climate Computers Contacts Cost of living Culture Currency Customs and traditions Czech courses Czech Republic Czech Survival Phrases   D Dormitories Downloads   E Electricity – plugs, adapters, voltage Embassy and consulate Emergency (police, medical & fire service) English courses Entertainment Excursions Expats Brno Expats Czech Republic   F Facebook Financial & money matters, currency, exchange rate, cost of living Fire Foreign language courses Forms & guidelines for international students to download   Guided tours   H Health care Health insurance Holidays Hospitals Housing   I IDRAC Insurance Internships, placements, volunteering ISIC card   J Job opportunities   K   L Language courses Laundry Leisure time activities Libraries Long term visa for purpose of study Lost or stolen property   M Maps Masaryk University Medical aid (emergency, pharmacy, doctors) Medical travel insurance   N Nightlife Nighttime   O Orientation   P Pets Pharmacies Photos Police Postal services Private accommodation Public holidays Public Transport Maps and Timetables   Q   R Registration with foreign police Religion Residence permit   S Safety & emergency Semester dates Shopping SIM cards Smoking Sports Student clubs & associations   T Taxi Telephones, mobile net, free SIM card Testimonials Theater Traditions Translations & interpretations Transportation in Brno Traveling to Brno Trips & excursions   U University   V Videos Visa & residence permit (visa duties before/after your arrival) Volunteering   W Weather & climate Wireless internet connection Work permit & job opportunities in Brno   X   Y   Z