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Technical University in Ostrava (VSB)

Viktoriia Soloveva

5 July 2023

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Technical University in Ostrava

*Technical University in Ostrava, or VSB (Výsoká škola baňská) is a place where technical, economic, natural sciences, IT and art are tightly connected. Here you can study metallurgy or mechanics engineering, learn about environment protection or emergency management.*

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Why Ostrava?

Ostrava is the third largest city of Czech Republic, and it could be named as its industrial heart, with its serious interest in the country’s mining and metallurgy field. No wonder that students of technical specializations here have unique possibilities of practice and research in the field. However, Ostrava is not only an industrial city – it is also a cultural capital of Moravian-Silesian region, where art and music events, such as Colors of Ostrava summer festival, take place. Moreover, it is a place of young energy – two large high schools, VSB and Ostrava University are responsible for rich student life here.

Technical University of Ostrava in details

Here are just some interesting facts about Technical University of Ostrava:

  • Nowadays, VSB has 7 faculties and more than 11 300 students are studying here

  • It originates from a mining academy in the town Jáchymov, founded in 1716. In 1945 the University was moved to Ostrava.

  • VSB still has a great interest in the mining field, as the University is a member of the Czech Mining Technique Association.

  • Technological University of Ostrava has the largest science and technology center in the Moravian-Silesian Region, which regularly recruits hundreds of University‘s graduates.

  • Every year, Ostrava Technical University organizes the largest job fair in the Czech Republic, where students can meet potential employers, have an interview and already get a job.

  • VSB owns Czech National Supercomputing Center (IT4Innovations), launched in 2015. One of its supercomputers, named Karolina, was, as the Center says, the most efficient supercomputer in Czech Republic at the time of its installation. It also had 8th place in Green500, world ranking of the most „green“ efficient supercomputers.

  • Technological University of Ostrava has one of the largest student campuses in Europe. This is a great place for studying, but also it offers a lot of opportunities to hang out with other students, take part in different student clubs, sport events, parties, etc.

Technological University of Ostrava – Erbil Campus

VSB also has its newly-opened branch in the city of Erbil, Kurdistan. There, the University provides high-quality education in the technological field in English language, as well as do research and help with geological engineering in Kurdistan.

University‘s commercial cooperations The Technical University of Ostrava also cooperates closely with domestic and foreign private companies and Czech public sector through different kinds of grants or direct contracts. With its decreasing income from these partnerships and collaborations, the University now finds itself among the leading public research organizations in Czechia.

Technical University of Ostrava ranking Technological University of Ostrava is ranked 1001 place by TopUniversities world universities ranking. In the field of Engineering it is ranked by 756, and in the field of Materials Science by 572 place.

Want to study in Czech or English? If you want to study at the Technological University of Ostrava for free, you can do it in Czech language. You must only obtain Czech-language Certificate of Proficiency in the Czech Language at the B2 level.

Several faculties in VSB also offer Bachelor‘s and Master‘s programs in English. This education is paid – the tuition fee differs from faculty to faculty. Average price of an English-taught program in Technical University in Ostrava is 3000-4000 euros per year.

Doors Open Days Ostrava Technical University also has a Doors Open Days, which you could attend in person or even online, to see more inside of each faculty. Doors Open Days usually take place at the end of January, check the website of University for exact dates.

Application deadlines in VSB All Czech-language Bachelor‘s and Master‘s degree programs in Technical University in Ostrava have their application deadlines on 31st March. As for English-taught programs, application deadlines are earlier, on 28th of February.

Study programs and admission exams There are seven faculties at VSB, which can offer 51 Bachelor‘s and 67 Master‘s degree programs. Most of the admission exams have just one stage and require knowledge in math, physics and/оr other specialized subjects (biology is the next most common subject). There are also specializations, which do not require entrance exams. Let‘s take a closer look.

Faculty of Economics (EKF)

Bachelor’s degree programs:

  • Applied Economy

  • Marketing

  • Accounting and Taxation

  • Finance

  • National Economy

  • Economy and Management

  • Informatics in Economics

Admission exam: the SCIO National Comparative Exam. Master’s degree programs:

  • Applied Economy

  • Marketing and Trade

  • Accounting and Taxation

  • National Economy

  • Economy and Management

Admission exam: written test in economics and in a specialized subject.

Faculty of Mining and Geology

Bachelor’s degree programs:

  • Mine Surveying

  • Geoinformatics

  • Petroleum Engineering

  • Geological and Mountaineering Tourism

  • Mining Engineering

  • Waste Management and Mineral Resources Treatment

  • Mineral Resources Economics

  • Commercial Engineering in Mineral Resources

  • Mining of Mineral Resources

  • Water as a Strategic Resource

There are no admission exams. Average score of a Certificate of Secondary General Education and grades in mathematics and physics are important for acceptance.

Master’s degree programs:

  • Applied Geology

  • Mine Surveying

  • Geoinformatics

  • Economics of Mineral Resources

  • Geological and Mountaineering Tourism

  • Geodesy Engineering

  • Waste Management and Mineral Resources Treatment

  • Environmental Protection in Industry

  • Petroleum Engineering

  • Preventive Approaches in Environmental Protection

  • Technical Re-use of Brownfields

  • Water Resources Technologies and Economics

  • Mining of Mineral Resources

  • Water as a Strategic Resource

There are no admission exams, but the average score in the Bachelor’s Diploma is taken into account, as well as grades in specialized subjects.

Faculty website: www.hgf.vsb.cz/cs/

Faculty of Materials Science and Technology

Bachelor’s degree programs

  • Chemical and Environmental Engineering

  • Material Engineering

  • Quality control and Management of Industry Systems

  • Material Technologies and Recycling

  • Materials and Technologies in the Automotive Industry

  • Modern Production and Processing of Metal

  • Nanotechnologies

  • Art of Foundry Industry

  • Heat Power Engineering and Energetics

There are no admission exams, the Certificate of Secondary General Education is accepted.

Master’s degree programs:

  • Biomechanical Engineering

  • Chemical and Environmental Engineering

  • Quality control and Management of Industry Systems

  • Material Engineering

  • Materials and Technologies in the Automotive Industry

  • Materials and Technologies for Energetics

  • Metallurgy Engineering

  • Nanotechnologies

  • Heat Power Engineering and Energetics

There are no admission exams are held, admission is held n the base of applicant‘s Bachelor‘s degree diploma. Faculty website: www.fmt.vsb.cz/cs/

Faculty of Civil Engineering

Bachelor’s degree programs

  • Architecture and Civil Engineering

Admission exams consist of a creative presentation and applicant‘s portfolio.

  • Construction Engineering

There are no admission exams.

Master’s degree programs

  • Architecture and Civil Engineering

Admission exam consists of three stages: 1) applicant must send a portfolio 2) creative exam 3) an interview.

Constructing Engineering (different branches)

Admission exams: a written exam, where the knowledge of the undergraduate program is tested.

Faculty website: https://www.fast.vsb.cz/cs/

Faculty of Safety Engineering (Technical Safety Systems)

Bachelor’s degree programs

  • Labor and Process Safety

  • Population Safety and Crisis Management

  • Technical Safety of People and Property

  • Fire Protection and Industry Safety Equipment

Admission exam consists of a written test in mathematics.

Master’s degree programs:

  • Safe Engineering

  • Safety Planning

  • Technical Safety of People and Property

  • Fire Protection and Industry Safety Technology

There are no admission exams. Graduates of the corresponding or similar undergraduate program are accepted.

Faculty website: www.fbi.vsb.cz

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics

Bachelor’s degree programs

  • Applied Electronics

  • Applied Physics

  • Automotive Electronic Systems

  • Biomedical Equipment

  • Biomedical Assisting Technologies

  • Electroenergetics

  • Managing and Information Technologies

  • Informatics

  • Information and Communication Technologies

  • Computer Systems for Industry of 21. Century

  • Designing of Electric Systems and Technologies

  • Computational and Applied Mathematics

Admission exam consists of a written test in mathematics.

Master’s degree programs:

  • Automotive Electronic Systems

  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Applied Electronics

  • Applied Physics

  • Electroenergetics

  • Informatics

  • Information and Communication Safety

  • Information and Communication Systems

  • Managing and Information Technologies

  • Designing of Electric Systems and Technologies

  • Industry 4.0

  • Computational and Applied Mathematics

Admission exam consist of a written test in mathematics. Applicants who have completed a relevant or similar undergraduate program are enrolled.

Faculty website: www.fei.vsb.cz

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

** Bachelor’s degree programs:**

  • Applied Science and Technologies

  • Applied Mechanics

  • Transport Equipment and Technologies

  • Energetics and Environment

  • Mechatronics

  • Production Design

  • Mechanical Engineering

Admission exam consists of a written test in mathematics.

  • Aviation Technologies

Admission exams consist of tests in mathematics, physics and English.

Master’s degree programs:

  • Applied Mechanics

  • Transport Equipment and Technologies

  • Mechanical Engineering Technique

  • Ecologization of Energetics

  • Energetics Constructions and Equipment

  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics

  • Mechatronics

  • Construction Engineering

  • Industrial Engineering

  • Robotics

  • Managing Mashines and Processes

  • Engineering Technologies

  • Mechanical Engineering

Faculty website: https://www.fs.vsb.cz/cs/

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