Informational, educational and accommodation centre of the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno, 3 Novobranská Street. It was designed by the architects Zdeněk Makovský and Jaroslav Černý in the years 1997-1998.

It is situated directly in the historical center of the city among the Baroque Špilberk Castle, Neo-Gothic Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Baroque St. Thomas´s Church, St. James´s Cathedral and Měnín Gate. Cultural, entertainment and shopping centers are located in immediate vicinity.

The accommodation centre has a hall, a reception desk and a lounge with a TV on each floor. Guests have at their disposal atrium and a restaurant on the ground floor.

The accommodation center uses an apartment system: a lobby, a bathroom with a toilet and two rooms. Modern rooms offer a telephone, a TV and a fridge. Internet connection is available.
A laundry room is located in the basement and it is charged. The faculty library and study room for students of JAMU are situated in the building. Internet access connections are available in all rooms for 100 CZK (4 EUR) per month.

Accommodation fee for Czech and exchange programme students is 2500 CZK (100 EUR) per month. Accommodation applications must be handed /sent in before May 15. A room in Astorka can be offered to exchange students who are going to study at JAMU for a longer period (min. 2 semesters), sometimes, an exception can be made. For other students JAMU provides living in a private accommodation at a reasonable price.

LIVING IN the private accommodation

If you decide to live in the private accommodation by yourself, it can be rather complicated to find a suitable flat/room at a reasonable price. A good and fully furnished flat with a kitchen, bathroom (including a washing machine) may come to 2000 - 7000 CZK per month( from 80 to 280 EUR). You may find partially furnished studios in suburbs of Brno at similar rates, but kitchen utensils, bed linen and the washing machine, etc. would usually not be included.

For further information look at the webpage: Astorka student´s hostel