Short term courses

Clinical internships for international undergraduate and postgraduate students

The Faculty of Medicine UO participates in a system of short-term internships for students of the General Medicine programme; the internships take place at selected clinical departments of the Ostrava (Clinic of Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Clinic of Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation, Obstetrics-Gynaecological Clinic, Clinic of Peadiatrics, Otorhinolaryngology Clinic, Clinic of Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Department of Dermatology). more…

The Faculty of Medicine UO also offers short-term clinical internships at other clinics and departments of University Hospital: Clinic of Internal Medicine, Radiology Institute, Trauma Centre, Pediatric Neurology Clinic, Clinic of Oncology, Neurology Clinic, Department of Hematooncology, Psychiatric Department, Blood Centre.

IFMSA internships

The Medical Faculty is home to a branch of the International Federation of Medical Students Association (IFMSA CZ), which organizes research and clinical internships in the Czech Republic for international students. For more information on IFMSA internships, please contact the local IFMSA coordinator Magda Vavříková (

Updated: 17. 09. 2018

The Offer cooperation in the research

The activities of the Centre for Obesity are focused on genetic aspects of obesity and the endocrine changes after interventions on the digestive tract, bone changes after extreme weight loss, in cooperation with foreign institutes. The center provides the treatment of obesity and the nutritional counseling. Surgical treatment of obesity, endoscopy at top clinics at the University Hospital Ostrava and Vitkovice Hospital in Ostrava.

Department of Disaster Medicine is an educational and research institute of the Medical Faculty, whose activities in recent years has increased significantly due to the growing threat of bioterrorism and political conflicts. The aim is to develop new nursing and operational techniques for coping with the consequences of mass disasters.

Epidemiological Research Center develops research activities in the field of epidemiology of selected infectious diseases, epidemiology of non-communicable diseases and epidemiology of living and working conditions.

Updated: 22. 01. 2018