About the department

Welcome to the pages of the Department of Physical Education of the Faculty of Education, Masaryk University.

Here you will find the facts about:

  • The history of the department,
  • the department´s profile,
  • its specialisation and study-related  issues,
  • useful materials with reference to study texts,
  • information about the research intentions and projects in which the department´s members are involved,
  • calendar of important events and other news.
You will find the Department of Physical Education in the basement of the building at Poříčí 31, Brno.

Web: Department of Physical Education


The Department of Physical Education was established on 1 January 2002 and it is primarily focused on the Teacher for primary schools field of study. The curriculum contains courses in the area of physical education within the framework of the common core of this field of study, with the possibility of taking optional courses in Physical Education which extends the basic module of the degree.

The degree is organized in the full-time and combined modes.

The department further participates in teaching subjects concerning physical education in the following programmes:

  • Teacher for Kindergartens,
  • Social Pedagogy and Free Time,
  • Teacher for Lower Secondary Schools – Family Education and Education for Health fields of study.

It also offers optional courses in sports activities for students of all modes of study at Masaryk University.