VIA PhD Mobility: A Doctoral Student's Swiss Adventure

Our clinical neuroscience student David Pakizer, who spent two months as an intern in a prestigious hospital in Switzerland through our university VIA PhD programme, decided to share his adventure with us.

Interconnecting European regions: University of Ostrava is part of a European University Alliance

NEOLAiA European University Alliance, University of Ostrava is part of, has received funding for its development in the European University Initiative Call. In a fierce competition of 39 emerging consortia, NEOLAiA is one of the seven alliances that have won a grant.

Scholarship Information for Ukrainian Students

The UO will support new and current students in the wake of the situation in Ukraine.

On 7 March, 2022, the management of the University of Ostrava decided to terminate its cooperation with Russian state universities with immediate effect

This is a response to the statement of the Russian Rectors' Union (similar to the Czech Rectors' Conference), which is not in line with European values, particularly humanity and the promotion of democratic principles. Russian students currently studying at the UO will not be affected by this move.

Help for people affected by the war in Ukraine

On this page, you can find an overview of available information and contacts you can turn to if you need help or would like to get involved.

The University of Ostrava expresses its solidarity with Ukraine

The University of Ostrava has already condemned Russia's unprovoked aggression against Ukraine, expressed its solidarity with Ukraine and its people, and joined the statement of the Czech Rectors' Conference on the war in Ukraine.