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Masaryk University

    Masaryk University (MUNI) is one of the most prestigious and respected higher education institutions in Central Europe. With over 30,000 students, it is also the second-largest university in the Czech Republic. It has 10 faculties, over 300 departments, almost 500 study programmes, and 3,300 teachers and researchers. Masaryk University deals with many fields of human knowledge, supports research and regularly invests in its growth. It is involved in European and non-European projects, thanks to which students can travel to all the corners of the globe.

    The CHESS project is implemented at the Faculty of Informatics (FI), which hosts several research teams contributing to scientific advances in cybersecurity from diverse viewpoints. FI was founded in 1994 as the first Faculty of Informatics in the Czech Republic. Today, with a steady increase in interest among students, it provides Computer Science education at all levels of university studies for two thousand students in Czech and English. In addition to quality education, there are almost twenty laboratories where researchers and students perform leading-edge research, often in cooperation with companies located in the science and technology park directly in the FI area.