News

Current Organization of the University Library Lending Services

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.

Operation of the University of Ostrava Has Been Governed by the University Traffic Light

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.

COVID-19: Current government and regional regulations

22nd September 2020.

COVID-19 testing

Students from COVID-19 high-risk countries are required to show the PCR testing result certificate within 72 hours from their entry into the territory of the Czech Republic.

#kultura2030: Participation and vision of the young generation in Ostrava

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.

The Faculty of Education Has Elected a New Dean

Modern and sought-after – this should be the Faculty of Education of the University of Ostrava after the appointment of the associate professor Daniel Jandačka to the office of Dean.

This year's Czech Researchers' Night returns to the map of Europe

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.

Wellbeing in the face of crisis: Tips and Strategies

A professional psychologist Jessica Price has prepared some tips as her personal response in the face of the coronavirus outbreak which our students as well as employees might find useful.

Mental Health (not only) in Times of Pandemic

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.

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.

Emergency telephone line & help for international students

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.

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.

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

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.