Founded in 1849, VSB - Technical University of Ostrava (VSB-TUO) is a Czech public university with a long tradition in high-quality engineering education and research. These traditional core values have been continually updated to reflect current state-of-the-art technologies and the ever-evolving needs of industry. VSB-TUO has strong links to industry and thrives on applied research, in cooperation with companies and institutions worldwide, in finding innovative solutions to modern day issues.

Study at VSB-TUO places an emphasis on practical training, whilst investigating real problems from today’s state-of-the-art industries, using the latest software and instruments. In many subjects 50% of the coursework is practically oriented, perfectly complimenting the advanced theoretical instruction, and ensuring that graduates have gained the education and experience sought by employers the world over.

Vision

We are among the foremost European universities offering technical and economic education, conducting applied and basic research and ensuring necessary technical guidance, consultation and the expert service to society.

Our mission

We are a part of the university system that is the highest level of the educational system in the Czech Republic. We pass on knowledge, develop skills and create a space for the professional growth of individuals and the development of the whole society in areas with technological and economical specializations. We cooperate with governmental organizations, local authorities, domestic and foreign universities, scientific institutions, organizations and individuals. Our fundamental task is:

We have been here for 170 years

A very rich history, from the very beginning associated with the extraction of minerals. See how we have developed step by step, from coal mining to data mining.

We have been here for 170 years

A very rich history, from the very beginning associated with the extraction of minerals. See how we have developed step by step, from coal mining to data mining.

A modern campus that we keep upgrading

We constantly develop our campus to ensure a quality environment for our students, with new and renovated buildings, research centres, laboratories, and comfortable classrooms. 

Personalities and Rectors of VSB-TUO

From our University there have graduated many eminent figures, who have made significant steps in the areas of science and research. We cannot omit the vice-chancellors who, across the decades, determined the direction of the University development.

You will never get bored with us

There's always something happening at VSB-TUO... with lectures, conferences, cultural events, exhibitions, reunions, sporting events, and much more.

You will never get bored with us

There's always something happening at VSB-TUO... with lectures, conferences, cultural events, exhibitions, reunions, sporting events, and much more.

Code of Ethics

With the Code of Ethics VSB – Technical University of Ostrava, as a bearer of European culture and education, proclaims the moral values resulting from the European cultural environment and thus strives for a high standard of ethical conduct beyond the mandatory legal norms.

"Highly ranked Engineering and Economic programs, and an award winning student life on one of the best university campuses in Central Europe"