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The Academic Senate of the University of Ostrava announces regular elections to the Academic Senate of the University of Ostrava for the election period 2024 – 2027

From 17th April 2024 from 8 am to 24th April 2024 to 11:59 pm

NEOLAiA Alliance Launched Its Mission in Brussels

On February 7th and 8th, Brussels became the pulsating center of cooperation of education. The opening meeting of the NEOLAiA European University Alliance project, which connects recognized educational institutions across Europe, took place at the Bevenue conference center.

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Construction of the LERCO scientific research hub started

Construction of the building for the "smarter" region has begun. Professor Roman Hájek, the main face of the Life Environment Research Center Ostrava (LERCO), ceremonially laid the foundation stone together with the Rector of the University of Ostrava, Petr Kopecký, the governor of the Moravian-Silesian Region, Jan Krkoška, the mayor of Ostrava, Jan Dohnal, and the Dean of the UO Faculty of Medicine, Rastislav Maďar. The construction, costing nearly 700 million Czech crowns, is part of a strategic project aimed at significantly advancing the UO in the field of science. The construction should be completed in 2026, with the project operating at full capacity in the same year. The overall cost of LERCO is around 1.8 billion Czech crowns.

The UO Held a Successful International Student Conference

Last year, at the beginning of December, the University of Ostrava hosted dozens of foreign students at an international conference in cooperation with the Baltic University Programme.

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.