Masaryk University – Centre for International Cooperation has announced that as of academic year 2013/2014 all incoming students whose first language is not English must present evidence of proficiency in English which must correspond to B2 level of CEFR or higher. One of the following tests or their alternatives will be accepted:
|TOEFL Paper||TOEFL CBT||TOEFL IBT||IELTS||Cambridge Exam||CEFR|
|513 - 547||183 - 210||65 - 78||5.5 - 6.0||FCE||B2|
|550 - 587||213 - 240||79 - 95||6.5 - 7.0||CAE||C1|
|590 - 677||243 - 300||96 - 120||7.5 - 9.0||CPE||C2|
|Top Score||Top Score||Top Score||Top Score||Top Score||Top Level|
If student has none of these certificates, the sending institution shall provide written notification in the form of a Language Proficiency Report (downloadable here) stating that the selected student has the required proficiency in English, i.e. equivalent to B2 level or above.
- English native speakers
- students coming to study Czech language
- Slovakian students who decide to study in Czech courses
- students coming to study other foreign languages (however they are obliged to meet the language requirements of particular Department at Masaryk University in which they are nominated, i.e. Department of English and American Studies requires C1-C2 level of English).
The above mentioned students are not obliged to provide a certificate proving their English skills however they are obliged to understand the main points of clear standard input (they should have at least B1). As the official language in the Centre for International Cooperation is English, the administrative issues and instructions will be given in English.