VŠB-TUO is the fourth largest university in Czech Republic with over 22,000 students studying in Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD programs offering the highest levels of education in engineering, technical, and business related areas based on the interconnection of science, research, education, and the creative activity. It ranks among the top technical universities in the
The university courses are organized in eight faculties: Economics; Metallurgy and Materials Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Computer Science; Mining and Geology; Civil Engineering; Safety Engineering; Mechanical Engineering.
The research focuses on raw materials, energy and environmental sciences, computer sciences and information technologies, new materials, structures and technologies, modern engineering, safety technologies, modeling of economic and financial processes - especially research and development intensity and intellectual property protection.
Partnerships across sectors and fields are one of the key activities of Technical University of Ostrava. It develops and sustain long term relationships with a wide range of domestic and foreign companies of public, private and non-profit sectors, foundations, high and grammar schools; it is an active member of many Czech and international organizations, including cluster associations. Involvement in a worldwide network of research and teaching collaborations helps it meet its principles and core values: strong international profile, high quality teaching and research.
The scientific and teaching staff collaborates with research and academic institutions and specialists at both national and international levels. Its research & technology development potential represents an important component of the innovative process in the region and throughout the entire
The latest results of its R&D activities confirm the strength of the human and research potential that the university has at its disposal. Currently the university offers some post-doctoral (postdoc) research positions to international researchers with good knowledge of English language and publication activity, supported by the EU Operational Program Research, Development and Education and the Czech state budget.
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