Summer School of Slavonic Languages in Olomouc, Czech Republic

Deadline: ongoing
Open to: professors, senior lecturers, lectors and students of Czech language and literature or Slavonic studies, translators, journalists and people who are interested in Czech language
Venue: 22 July 2016-21 August 2016, Olomouc, Czech Republic


The Summer School of Slavonic Languages (SSSL) at the Faculty of Arts of Palacký University in Olomouc organizes courses of Czech language for foreigners and also other courses in Slavonic languages, Russian language or Polish language in particular, for students from other countries.

The programme comprises also courses for beginners. English and Czech are communicative languages used according to students’ level. The lessons are complemented with additional events – film club, theatre workshop, workshop of folklore dances, two one-day trips and a weekend trip to Prague.

After finishing the intensive language course each student of the SSSL will receive a certificate stating the achieved language level (based on test results). The four-week SSSL course corresponds to one academic semester/term of Czech philology at the University. The number of credits will be awarded to the students by their home universities. Students, who fail the final exam or who will not finish the course from various reasons, will receive a certification of attendance at the SSSL course.


The Summer School is designed for:

  • Professors, senior lecturers, lectors and students of Czech language and literature or Slavonic studies;
  • Translators, journalists and people from the general public interested in Czech language, literature, history, and culture.


  • Applicants for the Scholarship awarded by the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic are advised to contact the Czech Embassy in their home country. The scholarships are awarded only to candidates nominated by responsible authorities in the partner countries; the number of such participants is limited;
  • You can participate in the Summer School course as an individually paying participant covering all the costs.

How to apply?

More information about the application process, deadlines, etc. is to be found at Czech consulates and embassies abroad.

Please visit the official website for more information about the summer school.

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