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Why choose Palacký University Olomouc?

  1. Many distinguished figures have taught, worked and studied here including Albrecht von Wallenstein and Gregor Mendel
  2. It is the oldest university in Moravia and the second-oldest university in the Czech Republic
  3. Palacký University Olomouc is one of the very top Czech universities, and ranks among the best universities of the world, according to international rankings


Quick Facts:

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

Website: http://www.upol.cz


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, which is the highest density of university students in Central Europe. The town itself is very old and picturesque and is surrounded by sports facilties and nature.