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Palacký University

Olomouc, Olomouc Region, Czech Republic
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Student population Large (More than 10,000)
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Institution type Public

About Palacký University

As the oldest universities in Moravia and second oldest university of Czech Republic, Palacký University in Olomouc has more than 400-year tradition of higher education. Nowadays, the university is renowned centre for teaching and research. University attracts students from other European and overseas countries. The university manages to provide quality education and excellent background for research in the wide range of academic disciplines for centuries.

Palacký University is a public university with eight faculties:

  • Sts. Cyril and Methodius
  • Faculty of Theology
  • Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Faculty of Health Sciences Philosophical
  • Faculty Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Physical Culture
  • Faculty of Law

The University has about 24.000 students and over 1800 teaching staff.

Campus information

  • Library
  • Halls of residence
  • Sport facilities
  • Medical facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • etc

Located in Olomouc, Palacky University is easily accessible by public transport such as buses, trains, and trams. 


Basically, each faculty has it own accomodation. Generally, the students can stay in one of the 12 halls of residence. Housing is guaranteed for students and teachers from abroad. However, there is no university housing is available for students with families. The International Liaison Office will assist the students to find alternative place, but cannot guarantee an adequate place for a reasonable price.

Halls of residence are located in the Envelopa area (near the city centre) and in the Neředín campus (located at the outskirts of Olomouc aprox. 10 minutes from the city centre ).

Although residence halls vary in size, all rooms are equipped at least with a desk, a bed and closet space for each student. Normally, two students (in some cases three students) share a room and two rooms share a bathroom. Each suite is equipped with a refrigerator and an incoming telephone and internet connection; to make outgoing calls, you need to use public telephones, located in the reception area. All resident buildings contain recreation areas, TV and study rooms and cooking facilities (no cooking utensils and dishes, though). Bedding is changed usually every two weeks. Cleaning facilities, iron, ironing board, key to launderette are available for a low fee at the reception.


Courses available 8

Creative Arts & Design 1 Education and Teaching 3 Health and Medicine 3 Humanities & Social Sciences 3 Sports Science 1


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