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Welcome to the website of the Language and Cultural Studies Department

The Department of Languages and Cultural Studies is one of the specialized departments of Mendel University in Brno. History of the Department goes back to 1950. In its current form, the Department works since 2009 as part of the Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies. 

Mission of the Department of Languages and Cultural Studies is, in particular, teaching language and interdisciplinary cultural studies subjects for students of bachelor, master and doctoral programmes in full-time and combined form. Lectures take place in language laboratories equipped with cutting-edge multimedia technology to support interactive contact teaching. 

The Department provides lectures in English, Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Spanish, German, French and Czech for both Czech and foreign students. In the field of cultural studies, the Department provides lectures in cultural heritage. Our activity covers also testing students for inclusion into the language levels. 

In addition to teaching activity, the Department provides and offers translation services, including professional translations in specialized fields of Mendel University in Brno. 

Educational activities are complemented by activities of scientific research. Scientific activities of the Department are focused on the areas of cultural anthropology, didactics of languages ​​and cultural studies. Members of the department regularly attend international conferences, publish professional publications and produce educational materials.


Invitation to the Monika Hoferova's movie presentation and a lecture about Zambia

Amendment to implementation of doctoral examinations in foreign language

Doctoral examinations in foreign language shall be carried out only during the regular examination period. We ask all students to register for the doctoral examination in foreign language with Bc. Ing. Eva Sapáková / Tel: +420 545 136 326 or via e-mail: eva.sapakova [at]