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News Archive

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.

Wellbeing in the face of crisis: Tips and Strategies

A professional psychologist Jessica Price has prepared some tips as her personal response in the face of the coronavirus outbreak which our students as well as employees might find useful.

Mental Health (not only) in Times of Pandemic

The closure of schools, shopping centres and restaurants, the cancellation of cultural events, restricted personal contact and movement; the busy schedules of many of us were suddenly replaced by unexpected amount of free time. Instead of clear plans, the insecurity and fears have come. Here you will find some tips on how to take care of your mental and physical well-being and how to manage your free time effectively.

Rector's letter to the students: update on study matters and volunteer activities

Considering the current epidemiological situation and the government’s attitude, we assume that the contact teaching will not be possible till the end of this semester.

Emergency telephone line & help for international students

An emergency line operated by the Centre for International Cooperation UO is available for the international exchange students of the University of Ostrava.

Students of the Faculty of Education are looking after the children of nurses and doctors

The students from the Faculty of Education are helping to look after the children of the University Hospital in Ostrava staff. They are ready to take the day care of the children that cannot attend the school during these days. Individual pedagogical work will take place directly at the children's home.

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.

Protective measures against the coronavirus

Students are instructed to call 112 in the case of health problems.

The university of Ostrava in velvet attire

An overview of events organized during the 30 years of Velvet revolution anniversary

The University of Ostrava Is Planning the Celebrations of the 30th Velvet Revolution Anniversary

Ostrava lives to see a dignified commemoration of the Velvet Revolution.

The University of Ostrava Stirred up the Colours of Ostrava

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!

Long-standing dispute about North American prehistory

Pavel Flegontov,CSc. (University of Ostrava, Czech Republic) and his team have recently published an article in Nature that intends to put an end to a long-standing dispute over North American prehistory combining data and knowledge from paleogenetics and linguistics.

A breakthrough in North American prehistory: a theory discounted by the majority might be true

A young scientist from the University of Ostrava (Czech Republic) reveals North American prehistory. He will continue his research at Harvard University with the world-famous geneticist David Reich.

Ande Nesmith: I hope the University of Ostrava will host as many of us as possible

Interview with Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Ande Nesmith, about research in social work and differences between Czechia and Minnesota, USA.

Why Not Only Urban Historians Find Ostrava Interesting?

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 Will Open a New Research Centre for SMART Technologies

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 University of Ostrava as a part of the World Para Ice Hockey Championship

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.

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