“Internationalization at home” –⁠ Foreign experts lecture social work students

During the winter semester, the FSS UO welcomed several foreign professors. The students discussed with foreign experts, for example, the non-profit sector and volunteering in the USA or child welfare and protection services in the UK.

The international SEKEHE project has started. FSS UO will be a leader of collaboration in the implementation of experiential knowledge in higher education

Ostrava, together with three foreign institutions, will become one of the key locations on the map of social innovation in higher education. FSS UO, the project leader of the international consortium, will gradually work on introducing new forms of co-teaching involving people with lived experience.

A German expedition dealt with digital accessibility at the UO. They were impressed with the work of Pyramida Centre

The University of Ostrava was visited by representatives of the German project SHUFFLE, which deals with the digital accessibility of not only study materials. They learned about the wide range of activities of the Pyramida Centre and also met with students with special needs from the UO.

University of Ostrava Through the Eyes of Our Degree Students

We were wondering what the student life at the University of Ostrava and in the Czech Republic in general looks like from the point of view of our international students from countries far away and asked them a few questions. If you want to hear their experiences and opinions, read bel

The New Rector Will Be Associate Professor Petr Kopecký

The Academic Senate of the UO elected him as a candidate in the first round.

Health wisdom: Burning facts about sunscreen and why we need SPF protection year-round

We have all heard about the importance of wearing sunscreen during summer, but what about winter? In the article below, I will be debunking some common myths about the use of sunscreen during colder months and why it is important to protect yourself throughout the year.

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.