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Summer with University of Ostrava: Holiday workshops for general public

Summer with University of Ostrava is a series of educational and entertaining workshops which are organized during the summer at different places in the Moravian-Silesian Region.

#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.

The latest COVID-19 related news

4th August 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

Free COVID-19 Test for International Students

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.