Student Experiences

Student Experiences

Best time in my life thanks to the International Credit Mobility programme

„Hey, I’m Tatiana Zhydchenko from Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University in Ukraine and I spent my winter semester 2020 in Ostrava.

If you would ask me what is the best time that I had in my life, I would answer that it is a trip to the Czech Republic under the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility programme. I am so grateful...“ Read full experience!

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All my fears disappeared in Ostrava

„My name is Anna Pungina and I study at St. Petersburg State University in Russia. I spent the winter semester of the academic year 2020/2021 at the University of Ostrava thanks to the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility.

Before I arrived to Czechia, I had a lot of fears about language, studying and communicating with teachers and students. But when I arrived in Ostrava, all my fears disappeared! One main reason is the hospitable coordinator Pavla and my buddy and friend Veronika. They helped me to...“ Read full experience!

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Ostrava is a well-balanced city. If you know what you are looking for, you will always find it.

We asked a Turkish student who chose Ostrava as his destination for the Erasmus programme in 2018. This year he returned for an internship. He told us what the city enchanted him with, how he enjoyed the student life and he described the differences between studying here and in his country as well.

Çağrı BERMANT comes from Turkey, where he studied the English language teaching in Çanakkale 18 Mart University. He first came to Ostrava in 2018 as a second-year student to the Faculty of Education. Now he lectures to... Read full experience!

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The Beskydy are forever the first mountains I have ever seen in my life

„My name is Ira and I’m from Ukraine. I'm 19 years old. I’m in my second year of university studies, and for the whole semester I have had the opportunity to study in the Czech Republic as an Erasmus student within the Erasmus Credit mobility project KA107/2019.

I knew perfectly well that I would be here. The only thing I didn’t know was your name – Ostrava. For the whole year, my dear professor at my „home university“ BGKU in Kyiv kept telling me...“ Read full experience!

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University of Ostrava Through the Eyes of Our Degree Student

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 the experiences and opinions of our students... Read full experience!

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Giulia: My Erasmus was challenging but in a beautiful way

„My name is Giulia and I study at the University of Trento. For the whole winter semester I have had the opportunity to study at the Faculty of Social Studies as an Erasmus student.“

Before filling out my application for the Erasmus, I hadn’t considered Ostrava as a destination, but for bureaucratic reasons I ended up here.“ Read full experience!

Updated: 20. 02. 2023