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Below you will find an overview of where to go if you already offer or need help in connection with the conflict in Ukraine.

If you do not find the information you are looking for here, please contact:

Extraordinary admission procedure for VSB-TUO

On 21 March 2022, measures in the field of education in connection with the armed conflict in Ukraine were published in the Collection of Laws, on the basis of which VSB-TUO is launching an extraordinary admission procedure for Ukrainian students. They can apply to:

  • Study at VSB-TUO: Students will be accepted until the current academic year 2021/2022, on the basis of the admission procedure, which is announced from 1 to 15 April 2022. The date of registration is set for 20 April. Until the academic year 2022/2023, the admission procedure is currently launched and it is possible to participate according to the previously announced dates. 
  • Czech language course: Students of Ukrainian universities will be accepted as a "freemover" into the Czech language course. The admission procedure is announced from 1 to 15 April 2022, the date of registration is set for 20 April. The course will be taught from 1 May to 31 August. During this time, students can prepare for subsequent studies at our university. More information on the Faculty of Economics website.

More information can be found on this page.  

I am a Ukrainian student or employee of VSB-TUO and I need help

Please contact the University's International Contact Point (ICP), where colleagues are ready to help you with various situations and problems:

Barbora Štivarová:

Marek Siwy:

ICP is able to help e.g. with providing a psychologist or a coach. ICP employees accompany foreign students and employees to meetings at the offices (e.g. Foreign Police, meetings at banks, doctor's visits), and other places where interpretation is needed. ICP can be contacted during office hours in person, by phone or at any time by e-mail. ICP has the function of a university Welcome Centre and is prepared to provide these services for a long time.

In this Rector's Order you will find the conditions for the payment of a new scholarship, which is intended from April 2022 for foreign students who have fallen into financial distress due to the armed conflict in Ukraine. The scholarship is intended for foreign students of a bachelor's or subsequent master's study program at VSB-TUO. The scholarship is awarded at the request of the applicant and after meeting the conditions for the award of the scholarship, it is awarded once, for the months of April, May and June 2022. The application must be submitted for each scholarship period (month) separately.

Students affected by the conflict in Ukraine can also apply for emergency immediate assistance from the Labor Office

All information and support from the city of Ostrava can be found here: https://socialniveci.ostrava.cz/ukrajina-informace-ostrava/

I want to contribute financially or materially

In the Czech Republic, humanitarian aid has been launched for the citizens of Ukraine, which is organized by a number of respected and experienced organizations, some of which are listed below. At VSB-TUO, there is an initiative aimed directly at meeting the needs of refugees who are accommodated in our dormitories. If you want to contribute to their meals in our canteen, here you will find information: https://www.vsb.cz/en/news-detail/?reportId=43294

SOS Ukrajina

You can help financially through the SOS Ukrajina account set up by Člověk v tísni.

Helping to Ukraine via Czech Red Cross:

The Czech Red Cross is also responding to the current developments in Ukraine and is in constant contact with the Ukrainian Red Cross. With the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, it is providing medical supplies for the mobile Red Cross teams in Ukraine and is also preparing other medical supplies or vehicles. The Czech Red Cross is also collecting funds to help Ukraine.

Further assistance:

Caritas for Ukraine: organised by Caritas Czech Republic.

Help for Ukraine with Memory of  Nations: organised by the Memory of the Nations. 

Material Donation

If you want to contribute material donation, use the collection point set up by Ostrava City. It will be open seven days a week until further notice, always from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Address:  Wattova 797/17,Ostrava-Privoz, 702 00,

Contact Phone Number: +420 601 297 496 or + 420 601 297 870.

Accommodation for people affected by the conflict

If you are looking for accommodation, contact the Center for the Support of Integration of Foreigners (website in UA). At the university dormitories, we are currently at almost exhausted accommodation capacity. If this changes, the information will be updated here on the website.

On the website of the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic you will find other necessary information for Ukrainian citizens on the territory of the Czech Republic, in both Czech and Ukrainian:
https://www.mvcr.cz/clanek/informace-pro-obcany-ukrajiny.aspx

Offer of free medical care for Ukrainian refugees

I want to be a volunteer

So far, translators into Ukrainian language have been requested by these organizations, if you want to get involved, please contact them directly:

If you want to get involved as a volunteer in the help, log on to https://www.pomahejukrajine.cz/. All organizations will be added to the database, which will then contact the volunteers.

Jobs and Temporary jobs

Our students will find an offer of extra income on brigades and work on our k + portal: https://kportal.vsb.cz/
You can NEWLY filter employers who are ready to accept war-affected students to the + Portal using the "Foreign employees welcome" button. Specific offers suitable for these students will also be marked.

Another option is Online portal Czech Invest.