Moravia

New expat centre for foreigners in the Czech Republic opens in Ostrava

A new centre providing assistance to foreigners coming to live in Ostrava or the Moravian-Silesian Region is opening on March 2. The Expat Centre will be based at Českobratrská 1888/14 in Ostrava’s city centre and it will be open from Monday to Thursday (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.). It will operate as a pilot program for one year. After …

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STUDENT CITY: Brno

Brno is the second largest Czech city, located in the South Moravian region. The city is famous for the medieval Spilberk Castle which dominates the city skyline, Villa Tugendhat, the icon of modernism, and the nearby natural sight Moravian Karst. Brno is the seat of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court. Brno is also …

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STUDENT CITY: Ostrava

The third largest city is Ostrava, the administrative center of the Moravian-Silesian region. Ostrava is situated only 15 kilometers from the border with Poland and is the meeting point of four rivers: Odra, Opava, Ostravice and Lucina. Ostrava used to be a coal-mining and metallurgical center, but in the past three decades, its economic bas …

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STUDENT CITY: Olomouc

Olomouc is a city in Moravia and the administrative center of the Olomouc Region. It has about 100,000 residents with a surrounding urban zone of a population of 480,000 people. Olomouc has several historical religious buildings and large squares. The city center is dominated by the Holy Trinity Column, which has been inscribed on the …

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STUDENT CITY: Zlín

Zlín is located in the southeastern Moravia. The city is most famous for the Bata Shoes company which started off as a family business in 1894 and now has over 5,300 shops in more than 70 countries. The city is home to the Tomas Bata University in Zlín, named after the Bata Shoes founder. The …

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