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Technical University of Ostrava

4.5 out of 5 (51 ratings / 26 reviews) Ostrava, Czech Republic
VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava has long tradition in high quality engineering. Provides tertiary education in technical and economic sciences across a wide range of study programmes and courses at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral level.



The University of Ostrava was founded on 28 September 1991. Its origins can be traced back to 1953, when a training college for future primary school teachers was opened in the nearby town of Opava.


Our study programmes stand on a tradition going back more than 165 years, but reflect current, state of the art technologies and the needs of industry and society. Education is organized within 7 Faculties and 3 All-University Study Programmes.


Research and Development are integral to the activities at VŠB-TUO. Our focus on applied research and close cooperation with industry informs the teaching activities at the University, ensuring relevance in a dynamic international scientific environment. 


Career centre helps applicants interested in employment among students and graduates from VSB-TUO to find out what is their employment potential, how to start building a career and what to be aware of when seeking an employer.

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Student services

International student Contact Point is a central office offering wide variety of services to students. Contact Point is a student’s dedicated advocate, offering a single place to go to help solve problems as well as to realize opportunities on both the campus and the community at large, including assistance with visas, accommodation, acquisition of medical assistance and a variety of other issues. 

Housing services

Buly Aréna hotel offers a pleasant accommodation for excellent prices in fully equipped modern suites with LCD television, satellite, free Wi-fi, bathroom facilities and 24 hour reception service. Our hotel guests can visit free of charge the aqua park, fitness centre with certified trainer, use the car park with camera monitoring, kids playroom and modern outdoor playground. 

Library services

The Library provides access to the information resources required by members of the University for learning, teaching and research. There is a wealth of material to support learning and research, both print external link and electronic. Many resources are accessible from off-campus via the Internet.

ICT services

The University campus has wifi throughout, public computer terminals and internet centers, and an online system for access to course registration and scheduling, as well as daily ordering of lunches and dinner in the cafeterias.

Medical services

Students from EU countries

  • Entitled to the provision of necessary and urgent health care
  • Have the same conditions and same prices as people insured in the Czech Republic
  • Must have a valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
  • For more information visit the website of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republicre.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Ostrava is the third largest city in the Czech Republic with population over 300 000 inhabitants.
  • It is the capital of the Moravian-Silesian Region.
  • The Leoš Janá?ek International Airport Mošnov is only about 30 km from Ostrava.

Sports facilities

  • You can choose from spa resorts and baths, through planetarium, museums, to mountain walks, cycling, swimming and adrenaline sport.

Student clubs

  • Erasmus Student Network 


In collaboration with Nanotechnology Centre of VSB – Technical University of Ostrava, an accredited analytical laboratory no. 1611 by Czech Accreditation Institute, IET analytical aboratory is entitled to perform accredited analyses according to ISO 17025 in air matrices for the following groups of analytes: Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), Volatile organic compounds (VOC) and organic compounds in range of C10-C40.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

VSB - Technical University of Ostrava draws on 170 years of research and academic excellence to provide world class education in 7 Faculties offering Bachelor's, Master's, PhD, and exchange programmes to students from six continents. State of the art research facilities, cooperation with leading companies, and partnerships with universities and research institutions the...

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

A great place to grow as a professional. Not only are the faculty professors really knowledgeable but also very supportive. This, together with the fact that the university receive a big influx of international students every year and Europeans students every semester making VSB-TUO a really international experience. The city is growing together with the University and...

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My home university offers huge scale of international study programs, which I find out as a great advantage.

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