Slezská univerzita v Opav?
|Latin: Universitas Silesiana Opaviensis|
Quidquid discis, tibi discis
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.
University have its own University Sports Union of the Silesian University in Opava. It operates inline skating, skiing, snowboarding, snag golf, cycling and kitesurfing. University have also its E-sport team. They are participating in National League of Legends League.
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.