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News Archive

Ostrava is a well-balanced city. If you know what you are looking for, you will always find it

We asked a Turkish student who chose Ostrava as his destination for the Erasmus programme in 2018. This year he returned for an internship. He told us what the city enchanted him with, how he enjoyed the student life and he described the differences between studying here and in his country as well.

Molecular biologist Marek Eliáš receives a prestigious award

Annually the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic awards prizes in several areas. The prizes are awarded for exceptional projects related to engineering, physical sciences, medical and biological sciences, social sciences and humanities, and agricultural or biological environmental sciences. Nominees for the Award of the President of GA CR are proposed by several hundreds of scientists who evaluate projects that have financially been supported by the Grant Agency. The evaluators finally shortlisted 32 projects across the areas mentioned.

CSIRT OU has obtained TF-CSIRT accreditation

A few days ago, the CSIRT OU (University of Ostrava’s Computer Security Incident Response Team) obtained "Accredited" status from the international organization TF-CSIRT

Evaluation of Applications of the Internal Doctoral Grant Competition (DGC) in 2021

At the end of June, 2021, the evaluation of 26 grant applications submitted by UO PhD students within the internal Doctoral Grant Competition (DGC) has been successfully finished.

The University of Ostrava Opens Its Own Vaccination Centre

From August 16, 2021, the University of Ostrava opens its own vaccination centre thanks to the Faculty of Medicine. It will serve not only to employees and students but to the wide public as well, so to anyone who, from various reasons, has not been vaccinated against COVID-19 yet.

CSIRT OU staff expanded, and with a new rector regulation

On 23rd of June 2021, a new regulation 142/2021 for cyber security team of University of Ostrava, CSIRT OU, went into effect. It is an important step towards effectively dealing with cyber security threats which our university encounters on daily basis.

The University of Ostrava has ranked 2nd among Czech young universities

THE Young University Rankings 2021 compare young, up to 50 years old, international universities. Six universities from Czechia were included and the University of Ostrava (UO) has ranked 2nd among them in this prestigious ranking.

University of Ostrava Partners Info Day

The University of Ostrava would like to provide its partner universities with the opportunity to find out more about our university and its location. We have not been able to meet in person due to the ongoing pandemic and the connected cancellation of most of the conferences, however, this is not going to stop us.

UO involved in the Climate Walk project with the Wanderers of Changing Worlds

University of Ostrava has partnered with a student non-profit organisation Wanderers of Changing Worlds, Austria, in their ambitious Climate Walk project pursuing research, educational as well as artistic objectives.

The University of Ostrava supports Belarusian students

Besides many study options, the UO offers also scholarship to the selected students.

New Doctoral Grant Competition for UO students

The DGC students’ grant competition supports the increase of the quality and efficiency of the scientific, research and artistic work of the PhD students at the University of Ostrava, together with the development of interdisciplinarity of scientific disciplines in doctoral studies, a publication of results and establishment of international cooperation.

Development of research activities is one of the priorities for the Faculty of Medicine

Application of research activities into the study plan, massive investments in facilities for scientific research, support of the creation of research teams and international mobility, research start-ups, competitions and conferences. What is the Faculty of Medicine doing for its development and stabilization?

UO forest – more than just a wood production

Academic and student’s volunteers planted more than 5,000 trees

Smile! It's not only viruses that are contagious

In addition to volunteering, the University of Ostrava wants to spread some joy with other cities in the region. In the city centres it will remind people of the importance of a smile.

Career Portal JobTeaser

Employers’ profiles, job offers, workshops and events. Everything at one place.

The new Dean of the Faculty of Medicine is Rastislav Maďar

The epidemiologist Rastislav Maďar became the new Dean after being elected by the Academic Senate. His goal is to have a positive atmosphere at the faculty thanks to which it will be possible to solve the problems associated with the loss of accreditation.

Summer with University of Ostrava: Holiday workshops for general public

Summer with University of Ostrava is a series of educational and entertaining workshops which are organized during the summer at different places in the Moravian-Silesian Region.

#kultura2030: Participation and vision of the young generation in Ostrava

Geographers from the Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava, are finalizing the preparations of a new cultural concept of the city of Ostrava. The strategic document is supposed to reflect the next generation ideas and work better with the potential of the city.

The Faculty of Education Has Elected a New Dean

Modern and sought-after – this should be the Faculty of Education of the University of Ostrava after the appointment of the associate professor Daniel Jandačka to the office of Dean.

Important information about university measures to avoid spread of coronavirus COVID-19

Emergency telephone line for international students +420 739 594 408 is available from 8:00 to 18:00.


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