Academics from around Europe attended the International Spring School of Social Work, hosted by the UO Faculty of Social Studies

The UO Faculty of Social Studies hosted the 16th International Spring School of Social Work last month. Contributions were submitted from different areas of social work, such as family social work and social work with people at risk of social exclusion.

UO on the Use of Artificial Intelligence Tools in Teaching and Research

he University of Ostrava supports the use of tools with artificial intelligence elements as long as their use is in accordance with the principles of ethical and responsible behavior, i.e. the use of artificial intelligence that does not harm or disadvantage anyone and whose use is not concealed on purpose. The UO recommends ethical use of AI to improve and streamline the acquisition of knowledge and skills in education and research.

Czech President at the University of Ostrava. Petr Pavel Visited Our City Campus

On Tuesday, March 28, 2023, symbolically on Teachers’ Day, the Czech President Petr Pavel arrived at the campus of the University of Ostrava, which is a particularly significant event for our university. We hosted a presidential visit at the UO after many years.

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.