Orientation 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 WhatsApp group for more information.

Here is a list of all Orientation week events: 


Welcome drink

Meeting point:
Restaurace Na Plynárni 
(Plynárni 2949/1)
Time: 18:30

The first informal meeting with other Erasmus+ students and ESN O. members. Let’s take one of the first beers together and talk a little bit.

Welcome ceremony

Meeting point:
Aula of building B (Českobratrská 16)
Time: 9:00

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.

Also, you will have an opportunity to buy Welcome Bag and register or pay for Get to Know Each Other Weekend (discount during welcome week only). You will get Welcome Bag for free. You can also buy Czech SIM card with 3GB data and unlimited SMS within Vodafone CZ network, ESN card for discounts (40,000 student benefits and discounts in more than 125 countries, 10 – 15% discounts for ESN Ostravská´s big trips). 

Welcome Ceremony is taking place in the Aula room in the building B. If you think you still may have problems finding this place you can ask your Buddy to accompany you there or use your smartphone to look for Českobratrská 16, Moravská Ostrava.
It´s close to the bus stop "Husův sad" :)

After the ceremony, there will be free food prepared for you.


Nation4Nation: Czechia

Meeting point:
19:30 at "Áčko" club (Kranichova 8)

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.


Czech Movie Night

Meeting point:
18:00 at Hladnov Dormitory

It's finally here! Movie nights with classy movies from your countries. Since we have a welcome week we will introduce you to a Czech movie and then during the semester you will have a chance to show us your favourite movies, isn't it exciting? This Thursday for the Czech edition you can look forward to seeing a movie called "Probudím se včera". Do you want to know what this movie is about? Then come and join us on Thursday at 6 pm in Hladnov Dormitory for Czech Movie Night!

Tour de Stodolní

Meeting point:
18:30 at Stodolní tram stop


Hey hey heey, party's calling all'ov yaay!
We would be very glad if you join us on a party tour de famous Stodolní street this Friday at 6.30pm! 
Do not miss the chance to be in the first line that will hear about the best clubs to party, special alcohol offers (to save some money, or to try "unique" tastes of some shots known throughout Ostrava) and recommendations of clubs with the best music.
We will finish our baby walk with a huge welcome party! 
Don't forget
A little party never killed nobody!!

Excursion to Vítkovice

Meeting point:
11:00 at Karolina tram stop

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".