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  • Locations: Brno, Czech Republic
  • Program Terms: Summer
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Fact Sheet:
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Class Standing: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.50 Field of Study: Biochemistry, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Earth Science, Geological Sciences, Molecular Biology, Zoology
Housing Options: Residence Hall Program Type: Direct Enrollment, Internship, Research
Program Description:

Summer Lab Research Interships at MU

MU has managed to build impressive research facilities in the last decade and has profiled itself as one of the strongest research instituions in Central Europe. Drawing on these achievements and also enhancing its dynamic place, it opens up its research facilites to undergraduate or graduate foreign students for an intensive summer research internship. Incoming students will be required to work at least 120 hours (8 hours a day, 4 days a week, 4 weeks in total) on a specific project assigned and supervised by local faculty members.
The list of available research placements will be updated on a regular basis. The following research groups have shown interested to host students:  
In addition to this, there will be an accompanying cultural program that will introduce the Czech Republic and the Central Europe to the participating students. The program will consist of the lectures and seminars on the given topic, movie screening, concerts, shows, museum and historical sites visit, as well as in-town and out-of-town excursions. Finally, there will be three-day trips to the regional capitals (Prague, Vienna and Budapest) where students will be able to understand the Central European context to the Czech identity. Each trip will be organized by Masaryk University, and transportation, 2-nights accommodation as well as the professional tours and cultural program will be arranged.
There will be an Orientation, 24/7 on-site assistance, local student assistant at the residence, as well as access to the libraries, cafeterias, PC labs, and available gym facilities for the whole duration of the program.
 

ABOUT INTERNSHIP:

Date 4 June to 9 July 2017 (TBC)
Duration 4 to 5 weeks
Level Graduate or undergradute studies with some lab experience
Price € 2 200
  (€ 500 discount provided to students from MU partner universities)
Deadline 15 April 2017
 
The package includes:
  • Tuition (research and intercultural components)
  • Accommodation at MU Halls of Residence (5 weeks)
  • Transportation and accommodation on the field trips (three 3-day long trips)
  • Issuance of transcript
  • Cultural program in Brno and on the trips
  • Admissions to institutions, museums and other places relevantly connected to the program
  • Opening and farewell receptions
 
The fee breakdown:
  • Tuition: € 800
  • Fee to cover service and logistics (housing, transportation, field trips, etc.): € 1400


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

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