Slezská univerzita v Opave

country rank  19
world rank  3875

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University Overview

Founded in 1991, Slezská univerzita v Opave (Silesian University in Opava) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Opava (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Moravian-Silesian Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Karvina, Krnov. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a telovýchovy (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Czech Republic), Slezská univerzita v Opave (SU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Slezská univerzita v Opave (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Silesian University in Opava
Acronym SU
Founded 1991
Motto Quidquid discis, tibi discis (Petronius)
Whatever you learn, you learn for your good (Petronius)
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Na Rybnicku 626/1
Opava (population range: 50,000-249,999)
746 01 Moravian-Silesian Region
Czech Republic
T +420 553 684 620
F +420 553 718 019
Other locations Karvina, Krnov

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Na Rybnicku 626/1
Opava 746 01

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Slezská univerzita v Opave's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a telovýchovy

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Czech Rectors Conference (CRC)
  • Rada vysokych skol (RVS)
  • Konference rektoru slezskych univerzit (KRSU)
  • Ceska asociace distancniho univerzitniho vzdelavani (CADUV)
  • European University Information Systems (EUNIS)
  • Ceska spolecnost pro systemovou integraci (CSSI)
  • Czech Marketing Association
  • Czech Confederation of Commerce and Tourism
  • Asociace knihoven vysokých škol (AKVŠ)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019