Silesian University (Opava)
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Silesian University Opava
Silesian University in Opava
Slezská univerzita v Opav?
Silesian University in Opava seal.svg
Latin: Universitas Silesiana Opaviensis
Other name
Quidquid discis, tibi discis
Established1991 (1991)
RectorPavel Tuleja
Academic staff
Silesian University in Opava logo.svg

Silesian University in Opava, (Czech: Slezská univerzita v Opav?) is one of the youngest universities in the Czech Republic, established in 1991.

Silesian University in Opava should not be confused with a similarly named university in the Polish-administered part of Silesia (University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice).

The Silesian University in Opava (Slezská univerzita v Opav?) is a university offering tertiary education and having public legal status (in Czech only). It was established by the law (Nr. 314/1991 - in Czech only) adopted by the Czech National Council on July 9, 1991.

In 1999 the Mathematical Institute in Opava was established after its separation from the Faculty of Philosophy and Science, and in 2008 several other institutes were separated from the same faculty and the Faculty of Public Policies in Opava was created.

In 2011 the total number of the students was more than 9000, involved in approximately 50 study programmes.

Slezská univerzita v Opav? / Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic, has participated in the Erasmus Programme since 1999. The number of students and employees participating in the Erasmus Programme is increasing every year.[2]

Faculties and Institutes

  • Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
  • Faculty of Business Administration in Karviná
  • Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
  • Institute of Mathematics in Opava
  • Institute of Physics in Opava
  • Institute of Creative Photography


Location of the University of Silesia in Opava on the map of the Czech Republic

University have its own University Sports Union of the Silesian University in Opava. It operates inline skating, skiing, snowboarding, snag golf, cycling and kitesurfing.[3] University have also its E-sport team. They are participating in National League of Legends League.[4]



Its seal shows coat of arms of Silesia, Opava is historical capital of Czech Silesia. Knowledge is symbolized by the symbol of book in the middle. It is surrounded by the inscription, Universitas Silesiana Opaviensis (English: Silesian University in Opava) and year of its foundation MCMXCI meaning year of 1991.[5]


See also


  1. ^ "Dokumenty - Výro?ní zprávy a strategické zám?ry / Slezská univerzita v Opav?".
  2. ^ "Department for Foreign Relations - Admissions". Retrieved 2021.
  3. ^ "?US".
  4. ^ "V?nuje? se e-sportu? Sta? se na Slezské univerzit? posilou na?eho týmu SLUní?ka! / Slezská univerzita v Opav?".
  5. ^ "Logotypy a grafický manuál". (in Czech). Retrieved 2021.

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Coordinates: 49°56?16?N 17°53?48?E / 49.93778°N 17.89667°E / 49.93778; 17.89667

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