Erasmus Student Network VŠB-TUO
The University is very proud of the volunteer organization, the international student club ESN VSB-TUO, which provides a wide range of valuable services to incoming international students, as well as University students who are going abroad. One of the hallmarks of ESN VSB –TUO is the Buddy System, where incoming foreign students are assigned a buddy to help adjust to their new surroundings. Though only a few years old, ESN VSB-TUO has been recognized as one of the most active ESN chapters in Europe and has won awards for its service, which include language training, community service projects, including for students of basic school, career and internship services, social events, trips for students, and of course, the buddy system.
AIESEC Ostrava is an international student non-profit organization with offices in 85 countries. The main emphasis is on mediation of foreign exchange placements. AIESEC facilitates the work of students from the Czech Republic in foreign companies, students from abroad are then practicing in Czech companies. AIESEC Ostrava is one of 8 branches in the Czech Republic.