The predecessor of the Mining University of Ostrava was the Mining School in Príbram which came into existence by the emperor´s decree in 1849. The VSB-TUO has the right of conferring academic and scientific degrees, and doctor honorary degrees. The scientific and teaching staffs collaborate with research and academic institutions and specialists on national and international levels.
Provides tertiary education in technical and economic sciences across a wide range of study programmes and courses at the Bachelorís, Masterís and Doctoral level.
Research and Development are integral to the activities at VäB-TUO. The focus on applied research and close cooperation with industry informs the teaching activities at the University.The strategy of science and research is based on six poles of excellence where the staff currently excel, and/or have the potential to excel in the future:
Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a PhD at Technical University of Ostrava!
University Hotel Garni offers accommodation as well as catering services.
The Central Library offers access to a wide range of resources to support teaching, learning and research at VäB-TU Ostrava. The stock there consists of some 400,000 items (books, periodicals, standards, theses and dissertation, and other material).
Wireless Local Area Network offers the students the possibility to connect to the internet with their laptop computer anywhere on campus. There are computer rooms in the Halls of residence area as well as in the University buildings for students.
All international students must arrange health insurance before their arrival to the Czech Republic. When they do so, they are entitled to visit any general practitioner. A valid insurance card is required in all cases of medical care.
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