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News Archive

Students and Staff of the Faculty of Medicine Help in the Large-Capacity Vaccination Centre

Students and employees of the Faculty of Medicine UO have also started helping to vaccinate the public in the large-capacity vaccination centre at the Ostrava Exhibition Centre Černá louka.

Study English Philology at University of Ostrava

Explore English in depth, discover American and British literature, find out what eco-criticism is or, for example, how Native Americans influenced the development of English. Daniel Kopitz, the student of the Department of English and American Studies Daniel Kopitz, is well-acquainted with the Programme and will introduce it to you.

My dream job. My dream students

Meet a Minnesota native, Amy Sagrado. She cannot be overlooked, with her blond dreadlocks and a baby in her arms,strolling in the corridors of the Faculty of Arts this year. Although she had never heard of Ostrava until last year, she decided to join the University of Ostrava as an English lecturer in the English Language Fellow project.

New Creative Centre of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

Top quality instruments and the most modern digital technologies for students of fine arts.

International Success of UO Researchers

Researchers from the fuzzy institute, Petr Hurtík and Marek Vajgl, focusing on the artificial intelligence succeeded in two competitions organized by Signate and the Japanese ministry in 2020.

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.

COVID-19 testing

Students from COVID-19 high-risk countries are required to show the PCR testing result certificate within 72 hours from their entry into the territory of the Czech Republic.

Quality of Life: Success of Ostrava in the international survey

Ostrava ranks among the European cities with the most noticeable improvement when it comes to the quality of life. 66 % of the respondents said that the quality of life has improved in the city during the past five years which is the third best result out of all the surveyed cities.

COVID-19: Overview of Current Restrictions at the UO

In connection with the persistent occurrence of COVID-19, we have prepared for you an overview of the currently valid restrictions.

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.

The University of Ostrava among the best world universities for the first time

The University of Ostrava has been ranked among the 1500 best universities in the world. The ranking has been published at the U. S. News website – Best Global Universities Rankings 2021.

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.

Operation of the University of Ostrava Has Been Governed by the University Traffic Light

From 8th September 2020, the operation of the UO has been governed by the University Traffic Light of which colour is currently yellow, derived from the epidemiological situation in the Ostrava-City District. The individual faculties and workplaces may declare higher alert level or other regulations beyond the recommendations for the current level of risk. Follow the faculty websites and the colour signs of the UO buildings.

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.


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