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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!

ART-BRUT-ALL: A Crude Diamond in DOX, Prague

Many believe heavy metal music might be a symbol of roughnecks, but it can also be a lifestyle, an ironic view of the world, or an escape from this world. It has avoided all fashionable and intellectual waves and numerous trends – and hence remains authentic.

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.

The University of Ostrava has acquired the institutional accreditation

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.

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.