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.
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.
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.
An emergency line operated by the Centre for International Cooperation UO is available for the international exchange students of the University of Ostrava.
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.
Emergency telephone line for international students +420 739 594 408 is available from 8:00 to 18:00.
Students are instructed to call 112 in the case of health problems.
An overview of events organized during the 30 years of Velvet revolution anniversary
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!
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 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.
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.