Theatre Symposium Brno

Tendencies in Contemporary Theatre Directing 
and Theatre-directing Education

in memoriam prof. PhDr. Josef Kovalčuk

Registration for Speakers

Your Visit

How To Get to Brno

Thanks to its favourable geographical position you can reach Brno easily by train, bus or plane.


Brno airport

  • London/Luton–Brno (Wizzair)
  • Eindhoven–Brno (Wizzair)
  • London/Stansted–Brno (Ryanair)

You can fly to Prague, Vienna (Austria) or Bratislava (Slovakia) and then continue to Brno by coach or train. Brno is an important European rail junction and is easy to access from various places of Europe. From the above-mentioned airport there is a good connection to Brno (from Prague and Vienna airports there is a direct bus connection to Brno).

Prague airport

Vienna airport

Bratislava airport

Buses from/to airport
Vienna airport – Brno – Vienna airport, Prague airport – Brno – Prague airport
Vienna airport – Brno – Vienna airport
Bus and train connections to/from the Czech Republic and national connections


The accommodation will be arranged in a three-star hotel situated within walking distance of the Theatre Faculty premises. PhD students-speakers will be housed in shared double rooms, their tutors will be accommodated in single rooms.

Conference venue

The conference will be hosted by the Theatre Faculty of Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts Brno.

How to get around in Brno

Brno has a very efficient city transport system – provided by trams, buses and trolley buses. Tickets are priced as follows: 2 zones / 15 minutes – CZK 20; 2 zones/60 minutes with transfers – CZK 25; 3 zones/90 minutes with transfers – CZK 27.

Tickets are also sold in vending machines at tram/bus stops, by tram/bus drivers (a basic 90-minute ticket costs CZK 35) or at tobacconist’s shops. You can buy SMS (Short Text Message) ticket as well.

Taxi in Brno (tel.: + 420 542 216 666) (tel: + 420 721 242 242 – NONSTOP) (tel: + 420 542 321 321)

Tourist Office in Brno

Radnická 8
658 78 Brno
Tel: +420 542 427 150

Opening hours:
Mon – Fri 8am – 6pm
Sat, Sun 9am – 6pm