VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
VSB-TUO’s study programs are built on a 170-year tradition. Currently, there are almost eleven thousand undergraduates and graduates studying for degrees at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD levels in engineering, IT, technology, economics and business administration. Courses are provided by seven faculties:
- Faculty of Mining and Geology
- Faculty of Materials Science and Technology
- Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
- Faculty of Economics
- Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
- Faculty of Civil Engineering
- Faculty of Safety Engineering
VSB-TUO follows the standard European Bologna Declaration and the European Credit Transfer System. This allows for ease of mobility for students via credit recognition. VSB-TUO has also been awarded the ECTS Label and issues the Diploma Supplement Label, which allows for international recognition of its Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees.
Currently, over one thousand international students enjoy the opportunity to study a wide range of high-quality programs taught in English.
Scholarships & funding
VSB-TUO offers a Full-degree scholarship, which is intended for foreign applicants of full-time study of bachelor's, follow-up master's or doctoral study programme in English at VSB – Technical University of Ostrava and for foreign students of the first year of full-time study of bachelor's, follow-up master's or doctoral study programme in English at VSB-TUO.
Why study at VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
Study at VSB-TUO places an emphasis on practical training, whilst investigating real problems from today’s state-of-the-art industries, using the latest software and instruments. In many subjects 50% of the coursework is practically oriented, perfectly complimenting the advanced theoretical instruction, and ensuring that graduates have gained the education and experience sought by employers the world over. VSB-TUO has strong links to industry and thrives on applied research, in cooperation with companies and institutions worldwide, in finding innovative solutions to modern day issues.
Awards & Accreditations
European Charter for Researchers & the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers
Silver Medal Award won by Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (VSB-TUO)
'School recommended by employers' Survey
International Award for Student Satisfaction
Student services & facilities
VSB-TUO is home to International Contact Point for international students and academics. International Contact Point is an office and meeting space dedicated to providing assistance services.
There are also catering services where every day up to 15 types of cooked meals and short orders are prepared, which include vegetarian and gluten-free foods. Complementary purchases are provided by 5 buffets and by a popular pizza restaurant, which prepares 20 kinds of pizza.
VSB-TUO has available widespread and good quality grounds for sports, not only for students and employees.
There are 7 faculties at VSB - Technical University of Ostrava. Four out of the seven faculties are located in one campus, which is the largest campus in the Czech Republic. There is a Faculty of Economics located in the city centre, a Faculty of Civil Engineering located within 10 minutes walking distance from the main campus and there is a Faculty of Safety Engineering, which is located in different part of the city of Ostrava.
There's a world of opportunities in the international environment of VSB-TUO. You'll get to know students from all over the world and enjoy life in a student city.
VSB-TUO is also home to its own art gallery and library, the Prof. F. Pošepný Geological Pavilion and an Observatory and Planetarium, which offer a wide range of events which are open to the public. These include exhibitions, fairs, film screenings, talks, and activities for children and schools. Each year VSB-TUO also organises Art & Science, an event for the general public, which offers workshops led by the faculties and students, introducing scientific experiments, research and the work of the University.
VSB-TUO has the largest central campus in the Czech Republic and one of the largest in Central Europe. The main campus of VSB-TUO is situated in the very pleasant surroundings of Ostrava-Poruba which is linked by excellent public transport to other parts of Ostrava, even at night.
The campus is connected by WiFi, and home to cafes, beach-volleyball and tennis courts, football pitches, in-line skating and cycling tracks, pubs, clubs, and all the places you need to study and relax.
VSB-TUO offers accommodation in large dormitories which are located on the campus and within walking distance to most of the faculties.
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