Vysoká škola bánská-Technická univerzita Ostrava

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world rank  1428

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University Overview

Established in 1849, Vysoká škola bánská-Technická univerzita Ostrava (VSB-Technical University of Ostrava) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Ostrava (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Moravian-Silesian Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Most, Tøinec, Šumperk, Valašském Mezirící. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a telovýchovy (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Czech Republic), Vysoká škola bánská-Technická univerzita Ostrava (VŠB-TUO) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Vysoká škola bánská-Technická univerzita Ostrava (VŠB-TUO) 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. This 170 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name VSB-Technical University of Ostrava
Acronym VŠB-TUO
Founded 1849
Colours Green

University Location

Address 17. listopadu 15/2172
Ostrava (population range: 250,000-499,999)
708 33 Moravian-Silesian Region
Czech Republic
T +420 597 321 111
F +420 596 918 507
Other locations Most, Tøinec, Šumperk, Valašském Mezirící

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 17. Listopadu 15/2172
Ostrava 708 33
+420 597 325 459

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019