Welcome week is the first set of events of every semester, and probably the most important for you. During these events, we are going to help you with all necesary stuff like making transportation tickets, show you the school buildings, but we are also going to welcome you and help you to meet each other. Join also our facebook group for more information.

Here is a list of all Welcome week events: 


Welcome drink

Meeting point:
Restaurace Na Plynárni 
(Plynárni 2949/1)
Time: 19.30

The first informal meeting with other international students and _esno members. Let’s take one of the first beers together and talk a little bit.

Welcome ceremony

Meeting points:
Aula of building B
(Českobratrská 16)
10-12 - FSS, FF, PřF 
13-15 - LF, FU, PdF 

Welcome Ceremony is a ‘Welcome to Ostrava and our university’ event. We, ESN Ostravská, will introduce ourselves, explain what the organisation is all about and what we have to offer for the students. Most of the events we prepared for you will be introduced. Furthermore, you will be given an overview of what can you expect from your first days in Ostrava and at the university. You will be able to meet important people from the International Department and your faculty coordinators.


Formality day

Meeting point:
At the reception of Welcome centre
(Mlýnska 5)
Time: 11.00

We will help you arrange transportation card (if you haven’t done it yet), internet and student ID card. You will need all of this during your stay in Ostrava. For the transportation card you’ll need a passport or international ID and passport photo. Month transportation ticket costs around 250 CZK (depends in which dorms you are staying), the semester one around 1200 CZK for whole city. Student ID card is 220 CZK (ISIC card with discounts) or 100 CZK (student card without ISIC license).  Internet connection is 150 CZK per month.


Meeting point:
See facebook event

As you are going to stay in the Czech Republic for half a year you should know something about it. What Czech people like, what is the Czech Republic famous for, typical Czech food and drinks, traditional Czech dances, useful phrases etc.


Excursion to Vítkovice

Meeting point:
Karolina tram stop
Time: 11.00

One of the most interesting stuff about Ostrava is it's industrial history. There are also lot of old, abandoned factory buildings. On this event, you will take a look at one of the biggest old industrial areas - "Dolní Vítkovice".