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New design of the building A

The 2021 will be a historic year of the Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava. After months of preparations, the building A on the 30. dubna street will be largely modernised.

#kultura2030: Participation and vision of the young generation in Ostrava

Geographers from the Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava, are finalizing the preparations of a new cultural concept of the city of Ostrava. The strategic document is supposed to reflect the next generation ideas and work better with the potential of the city.

A young scientist discovered new algae and named it after Ostrava

Ever since Dovilė Barcytė spotted algae under the microscope, she has been fascinated by the species. Moving from Lithuania to study at Charles University, she is now a postdoc in Marek Eliáš's team at the Faculty of Science. Soon after she got her feet under the lab's table, Dovilé managed to discover new algae species in Ostrava.

Dean’s Measure – The Provision of the Acces of the Students

The provision of the acces of the students in their final year of study to the Faculty of Science buildings in connection to the state of emergency measures announced by the Czech government.

Important information about university measures to avoid spread of coronavirus COVID-19

Emergency telephone line for international students +420 739 594 408 is available from 8:00 to 18:00.

Historical building of the Faculty will be considerably modernised

The Faculty of Science is preparing an extensive reconstruction of its historical building in the city centre. The building, which is home to several departments and the deans’ office, will undertake a considerable modernisation.

International Mathematical competition won by young talents from St. Petersburg

The Faculty of Science hosted Vojtěch Jarník International Mathematical Competition. Both categories were dominated by students from St. Petersburg, Russia.

The University of Ostrava Will Open a New Research Centre for SMART Technologies

The University of Ostrava wants to focus more on the future of SMART technologies. In cooperation with research and non-profit organizations, businesses and public administrations, the University will explore their use in cities and municipalities on a more massive scale.

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.

University of Ostrava ranks top 30th within the new EU countries

The University of Ostrava succeeds in the Times Higher Education New Europe 2018 ranking.

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