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Doctors from Ostrava Save Lives in Malawi

With every breath they took I was worried that it would be their last,” says Rastislav Maďar about the children he helped treat in Malawi.

100 Million Year Old Amber Tells the Story of a Unique Hunting Method

During evolution, predatory animal species developed various mechanisms used for hunting and processing the prey. Our biologist Petr Kočárek from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Ostrava discovered and described a unique method of hunting for prey developed in an extinct insect species that lived a hundred million years ago.

Adéla Odrihocká: “You can never discover the true heart of a country until you learn its language”

The University of Ostrava offers a two-semester module of Portuguese, both for complete beginners and advanced students.

Czech Language Summer School Ostrava: Czech Is Going Abroad

The Czech Language Summer School brought people from all over the world to Ostrava this year. Students from India, Kazakhstan and the Netherlands came here to study Czech.

ČAH 2018: University of Ostrava Won 9 Medals

Athletes from the University of Ostrava brought back a total of 9 medals from this year’s Czech Academic Games. Congratulations and many thanks for the great representation!

Young Doctor Palička: “Sudan Is a Country of Paradoxes”

Martin Palička went to Sudan as an exchange student. While there, he signed up for a weeklong mission where he visited remote areas with experienced doctors lacking any electricity. How did the doctor cope with such an adventure?

The University of Ostrava Again Excels at Colours of Ostrava

The University of Ostrava participated in the Meltingpot discussions held at the Colours of Ostrava music festival held from 19 to 21 July this year. In addition to the discussions, the University organised great workshops in the Science and Technology Centre.

Jánáček Ostrava 2018

The University of Ostrava is a partner of the 100th anniversary celebrations.

Dragonfly Hunter: Dan Bárta’s Brainchild Serves the Public

To identify a dragonfly, learn fun facts about its life and take part in scientific research leading to enhanced protection of this ecologically significant species – all this allows the new mobile application developed by the researchers from the University of Ostrava.

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.

Report on China Education Expo 2017

“Ona ma dlouhy vlasy”, said Eliška, the Chinese student of Czech language. Eliška, who chose her Czech name, is among twelve students learning Czech from University of Ostrava graduate and teacher of Czech language, Hana Redererová.
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