The Silesian University is one of the youngest universities in Czechia, founded in 1991. Currently, the Silesian University in Opava has three faculties, the Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava, the School of Business Administration in Karviná, the Faculty of Public Policies in Opava, and the Institute of Mathematics in Opava and the Institute of Physics in Opava. At the Silesian University, future academic specialists are preparing for the professional or scientific life in the fields of history, physics, mathematics, literature, computer science, art, language, gastronomy, health care, multimedia, economy, finance and marketing. The faculties offer several dozen bachelor´s, master´s and doctoral degree programs, which all meet the standards of the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS). Teaching is supported by a network of professional experts and visiting professors.
The Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava (SU FPS) is the biggest faculty of the Silesian University in Opava, Czech republic. Modern equipment, features and facilities of the SU FPS offer a pleasant and motivating atmosphere for all its students and faculty members. There isn't one campus of Silesian University in Opava, but all institutes and departments are placed in a few historical and also modern buildings in Opava.
Accomodation is arranged for the Erasmus+ students in a room at one of our dormitories depending on availability. You need to inform the faculty coordinator of PFS SU if you eould like to be accomodated. The price depends on the lenght of your stay (2400—4200 CZK per month). Also other international students and quests should be in touch with faculty coordinator in case they would like to accomodate in faculty facilities.
Once you have a student acconout in stystem IS US (arranged by faculty coordinator), the first step after arrival is to arrange the student card (manual – point 5). Then it is necessary to sign the accomodation agreement in Department of Halls of Residence and Canteens (Eva Gašpieriková) and pay the deposit and accomodation fee.
Office of Halls of Residence and Canteens
Department of Halls of Residence and Canteens
+420 553 684 517
746 01 Opava
Once you have a student account in system IS SU (arranged by the faculty coordinator), the first step to obtain the meal tickets or the cards is to arrange the student card (manual – point 5).
The students are entitled to buy the meal tickets which are valid in the most of restaurants and groceries in Opava. They can buy 60 tickets per month, the price is 43 CZK and value is 60 CZK.
Although there is no university canteen in Opava, the students can also choose from the local school ones (Mendelovo Gymnázium on Komenského street and in Matiční Dům at Rybí trh). In both of the canteens, students will get a meal card with and identification number. Thus they obtain their account into which they will make a monthly payment of a sum corresponding to the price of meals they order. They can pay by a postal order or directly from their bank account.
School canteen at Mendelovo Gymnázium
+420 553 714 566
746 01 Opava
+420 553 714 807
Rybí trh 7
746 01 Opava
+420 553 684 776
Bezručovo náměstí 14
746 01 Opava
Webpages (in Czech): https://www.slu.cz/slu/cz/ukuvod
The university library offers the pleasant environment to read and study. There are tens of thousand sources in the collection, many books is digitalized. Students can use 72 study seats, study room, multifunctional copy machine and more.
Students may become users of many libraries in Opava, for example District Library of Petr Bezruč on Nádražní okruh 21, or Central Library of the Silesian Museum on Nádražní okruh 31.
All university buildings are covered with Wi-Fi network (Eduroam). All university buildings also have computer classrooms. Classroom B3 in Bezručovo náměstí 13 can be freely used by our studens during the day.