Today Palackecho V Olomouci University is an example of an old university in a small town, like Yale University in New Haven. The town of Olomouc has 100,000 inhabitants (and as many again in its suburbs), and some 25,000 university students (including those at Moravian College Olomouc), which is the highest density of university students in Central Europe. The town itself is very old and picturesque and it is surrounded by sports facilities and nature.
Location: Olomouci, Czech Republic
City Population: 102,000
University Population: 25,000
Climate: Temperate continental climate with relatively hot summers and cold cloudy winters
Nearest airport: Ruzyne International Airport
Why choose Palacký University Olomouc?
- Many distinguished figures have taught, worked and studied here including Albrecht von Wallenstein and Gregor Mendel
- It is the oldest university in Moravia and the second-oldest university in the Czech Republic
- Palacký University Olomouc is one of the very top Czech universities, and ranks among the best universities of the world, according to international rankings