According to the Extraordinary Measure issued by the Regional Public Health Authority of the Moravian Silesian Region, effective from 24th September 2020, the library, including all study rooms, is closed and will provide limited services only. Lending service will be provided only upon prior order.
From 8th September 2020, the operation of the UO has been governed by the University Traffic Light of which colour is currently white, derived from the epidemiological situation in the Ostrava-City District.
Geographers from the Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava, are finalizing the preparations of a new cultural concept of the city of Ostrava. The strategic document is supposed to reflect the next generation ideas and work better with the potential of the city.
A prestigious European grant has been obtained and the Czech Republic returns to the European Researchers' Night map. Due to the coronavirus pandemic the Researchers' Night has been postponed from September to November 27, 2020 in the whole Europe.
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.
The Centre for International Cooperation 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.
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.
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.