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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.

The latest COVID-19 related news

24th March 2020.

Emergency telephone line & help for international students

During this state of emergency the Centre for International Cooperation has introduced a telephone number +420 739 594 408 which you, as an international student of the university of Ostrava, can call (Whatsapp also available) in case you need any urgent help. However, please keep in mind that you should still try to contact your coordinator first. The telephone line is available from 8:00 to 18:00. If you have any issues or suggestions regarding the dormitory, you can contact the number as well.

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

The lectures are cancelled from 11th March until 24th March.

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

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.

Dragonfly Hunter: Dan Bárta’s Brainchild Serves the Public

To identify a dragonfly, learn fun facts about its life and take part in scientific research leading to enhanced protection of this ecologically significant species – all this allows the new mobile application developed by the researchers from the University of Ostrava.

Study at the UO!

The University of Ostrava offers wide range of study programs at 6 faculties. Top quality research-driven education, leading figures in their fields of expertise, individual teacher-to-student approach, young and open-minded spirit and strong emphasis on individual growth of each student are some of the main advantages of the UO that attract students and academics from all over the world.

Report on China Education Expo 2017

“Ona ma dlouhy vlasy”, said Eliška, the Chinese student of Czech language. Eliška, who chose her Czech name, is among twelve students learning Czech from University of Ostrava graduate and teacher of Czech language, Hana Redererová.