Lecture in language


Mikuláš Bek (CZE)

Rector of Masaryk University, teacher and musicologist

„Democracy and education are connected.“
A Czech university teacher, associate professor of musicology and rector of Masaryk University in Brno since 2011. At present, he is also the Vice-Chairman of the Czech Conference of Rectors for Education. In the past, he worked at the University of London. At Masaryk University he was a Vice-Rector for Strategy and External Relations among others. He wrote a number of specialized publications in the field of musicology.
Mikulas emphasizes the importance of universities' neutrality to the competition of democratic political parties and the urgent need to focus on the quality of education. He points to the challenges More…