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.
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.
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.