Ostrava lives to see a dignified commemoration of the Velvet Revolution.
Ostrava is no longer a “black star in the sky”! Each year, our university works together with other local organisations to entertain and educate the public in Ostrava. And we did it again this year at the legendary Colours of Ostrava festival!
Interview with Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Ande Nesmith, about research in social work and differences between Czechia and Minnesota, USA.
The Faculty of Arts of the University of Ostrava could become the organizer of the most prestigious congress of urban historians in 2022.
The University of Ostrava wants to focus more on the future of SMART technologies. In cooperation with research and non-profit organizations, businesses and public administrations, the University will explore their use in cities and municipalities on a more massive scale.
The world's best para ice hockey will be seen in Ostrava in April and May. Eight elite teams of the world group will compete for the world champion title. The University of Ostrava is taking care of the educational activities that will precede the tournament.
As only the 6th
university in the Czech Republic the University of Ostrava has acquired the so called “institutional accreditation” which confirmes its quality and it gives the university considerable freedom. It has succeeded in seven
areas of education, by which it has covered majority of its study programmes.
With every breath they took I was worried that it would be their last,” says Rastislav Maďar about the children he helped treat in Malawi.
During evolution, predatory animal species developed various mechanisms used for hunting and processing the prey. Our biologist Petr Kočárek from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Ostrava discovered and described a unique method of hunting for prey developed in an extinct insect species that lived a hundred million years ago.
The University of Ostrava offers a two-semester module of Portuguese, both for complete beginners and advanced students.
The Czech Language Summer School brought people from all over the world to Ostrava this year. Students from India, Kazakhstan and the Netherlands came here to study Czech.
Athletes from the University of Ostrava brought back a total of 9 medals from this year’s Czech Academic Games. Congratulations and many thanks for the great representation!
Martin Palička went to Sudan as an exchange student. While there, he signed up for a weeklong mission where he visited remote areas with experienced doctors lacking any electricity. How did the doctor cope with such an adventure?
The University of Ostrava participated in the Meltingpot discussions held at the Colours of Ostrava music festival held from 19 to 21 July this year. In addition to the discussions, the University organised great workshops in the Science and Technology Centre.
Two new buildings from the architects Kuba and Mrva are planned in the city center at Černá louka, and will serve both students and the public.
The University of Ostrava is a partner of the 100th
The University of Ostrava succeeds in the Times Higher Education New Europe 2018 ranking.
Scientists from the University of Ostrava discovered a new virus that nobody had ever seen before. They gave the surprising discovery a symbolic name: OstraVirus.
Researchers from the Faculty of Social Studies of the University of Ostrava (FSS UO) have prepared a model of so called ‘rapid re-housing’ for the city of Brno. The model is supposed to solve the problem of homelessness and other related issues, such as criminality. They have received RegioStar Award, awarded by the European Committee and FEANTSA – the European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless.
The number of wolves is increasing in Europe and, consequently, in Czechia. Thanks to its central geographic position, Czechia further facilitates the interconnecting of wolf populations. A scientific research has been carried out of contemporary grey wolf population structure in Central Europe by, among others, associate professor Pavel Hulva and his students at the Department of Biology and Ecology of the Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava.