Useful Links

General information about the Czech Republic

Official website of the Czech Republic run by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic https://www.mzv.cz/

The ministry of interior of the Czech Republic www.mvcr.cz

Ministry of Culture www.mkcr.cz

Parliament of the Czech Republic www.psp.cz

Official travel site of the Czech Republic www.czechtourism.cz

City of Brno and South Moravian Region

Official websites of the city of Brno. Information on history, culture and surroundings of the town. Links to cultural, educational and other institutions. www.brno.cz

Brno tourist office www.ticbrno.cz

Cultural events in Brno www.gotobrno.cz

Moravian Library in Brno www.mzk.cz

Transport

Information on Brno city transport www.dpmb.cz

Bus and train schedules in the Czech Republic and abroad www.idos.cz

Brno airport www.airport-brno.cz

Prague airport www.prg.aero

Practical Information

Important telephone numbers:

Emergency 112 | Police 158 | Fire Brigade 150

Ambulance 155 | Municipal Police 156

Medical Aid

General Practitioner for JAMU international students is:

MUDr. Věra Schöblová

Lidická 42 Tel: +420 545 245 235 (doctor), +420 545 572 813 (nurse) Website: https://mudr-vera-schoblova.modernilekar.cz/

Surgery hours
Mon 7:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Tue 7:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Wed 7:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Thu 12:00 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Fri 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
(Mon – Wed, Fri: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. blood-taking)

Leisure time

Brno and its surroundings are rich not only in different museums, monuments, theatres, cinemas and clubs but also in beautiful countryside. You will also find many sports facilities there, indoor swimming pools and other activities.

Music

Filharmonie Brno (Brno Philharmonie), Besední dům, Komenského nám. 8, www.filharmonie-brno.cz

Concert hall of the Faculty of Music of JAMU, Komenského nám. 6, hf.jamu.cz

Concerts are free of charge for students of the Faculty of Music on presentation of a student or ISIC card.

Theatres

Studio Marta – the theatre of the Theatre Faculty | Bayerova 5 | www.studiomarta.cz

Národní divadlo (National Theatre) – www.ndbrno.cz, ticket sale – Dvořákova 11

Mahen Theatre – Malinovského nám. 1

Janáček Theatre – Rooseveltova 7

Reduta Theatre – Zelný trh 4

Centrum experimentální divadla (Centre of Experimental Theatre) – Zelný trh 9, www.ced-brno.cz

Husa Na Provázku – Zelný trh 9, www.provazek.cz

Hadivadlo – Poštovská 8D, www.hadivadlo.cz

Divadlo Barka – Svatopluka Čecha 35a, www.barka.unas.cz

Městské Divadlo Brno (Brno Municipal Theatre) – Lidická 16, www.mdb.cz

Loutkové divadlo Radost (Radost Puppet Theatre) – Bratislavská 32, www.divadlo-radost.cz

Buranteatr – Kounicova 22, www.buranteatr.cz

Museums

Muzeum města Brna (City of Brno Museum) – www.spilberk.cz

Moravské Zemské Muzeum (Moravian Museum) – www.mzm.cz

Moravská galerie v Brně Uměleckoprůmyslové muzeum (Moravian Gallery in Brno – Museum of Applied Arts) – www.moravska-galerie.cz

Technické Muzeum v Brně (Brno Technical Museum) – www.technicalmuseum.cz

Cinemas

Art – Cihlářská 19, www.kinoart.cz

Lucerna – Minská 19, www.kinolucerna.info

Scala – Moravské nám. 3, www.kinoscala.cz

Palace Cinemas Velký Špalíček – Mečová 2, www.palacecinemas.cz

Palace Cinemas Olympia – U Dálnice 777, Brno – Modřice, www.palacecinemas.cz

Indoor swimming pools

Lázně města Brna – Ponávka | length: 25m, narrow width | www.rasinova.sportujemevbrne.cz

Lázně města Brna (small swimming pool) – Rašínova 12 | www.rasinova.sportujemevbrne.cz/

Sportovní a rekreační areál Kraví hora – Kraví hora 974/1 | www.kravihora-brno.cz

(2 new indoor swimming pools with lengths of 25 m and 15 m)

Sportovní areál za Lužánkami – Sportovní 4 | length: 50 m | www.bazenzaluzankami.cz

TJ Tesla – Halasovo n.m. 7 | length: 25 m | www.tjtesla.cz

Aquapark Kohoutovice – Chalabalova 2 | length: 25 | www.aquapark-kohoutovice.cz

Libraries

The JAMU Library – at the Astorka centre, Novobranská 3, www.jamu.cz

The Jiří Mahen library – Kobližná 4, www.kjm.cz

The Moravian Library – Kounicova 65a, www.mzk.cz

State and bank holidays

1st January Restoration day of the independent Czech state (1993), New Year’s Day variable E aster Monday
1st May Labour Day
8th May Liberation day (1945)
5th July Slav missionaries Cyril and Methodius’s day (863)
6th July Master John Huss Day (1415)
28th September St. Wenceslas Day or Czech Statehood Day (935)
28th October Independent Czechoslovak State Day (1918)
17th November Day of struggle for freedom and democracy (1939, 1989)
24th December Christmas Eve
25th December Christmas Day
26th December St. Stephen‘s Day (Boxing Day)