Facilities

The Rector's Office

The Rector's Office of Palacký University in Olomouc is the economic and administrative centre of the university. It includes administrative sections of the rector, the bursar, and vice-rectors.

Organization Structure of the Rector's Office (sections and employees)

Science and Technology Park

The Science and Technology Park (STP) helps transform good ideas into great companies and provides the ideal environment for entrepreneurship in Olomouc. STP nurtures an inspirational community of entrepreneurial go-getters, uniting them in the UP Business Club. It offers rental space – office spaces, laboratories, pilot plants, co-working, and virtual offices. Its Technology Transfer division administrates UP intellectual property. It connects companies with Palacký University, provides commercial collaboration with firms in the areas of contracted research, research on commission, and on the basis of licensing agreements. It manages the transfer of findings and inventions into practice. Last but not least, two new commercial centres were launched in the UP STP premises. The UPrint 3D print workplace is the largest 3D print centre in Moravia, offering 3D printing from plastic, polymers, metal powder and paper, including 3D scanning. The Numerical Simulation Laboratory will offer numeric modelling in the program ANSYS Multiphysics on an SGI UV2000 server.

Address:
Science and Technology Park
Šlechtitelů 21
CZ-783 71 Olomouc
Czech Republic
web: www.vtpup.cz

UP Press

Palacký University Press publishes an array of publications in print as well as digital form: including academic monographs, textbooks, anthologies, and study materials. UP Press editors look after every book – from the manuscript submission, through its editing, typesetting and proofreading, right up to its printing and launch in the market. UP Press also has its own print shop, specialising in small print runs in both black and white and colour, including bookbinding. The UP Press bookshop offers academic titles in Czech and other languages. University publications are also available via the UP Press e-shop.

Address:
UP Press
Biskupské náměstí 1
CZ-771 11 Olomouc
Czech Republic
web: www.vydavatelstvi.upol.cz

Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute, the first of its kind in the Czech Republic, is run by Palacký University and Beijing International Studies University. Apart from providing courses in Chinese and popularising Chinese culture, it organises lectures, training courses, and film showings and also provides schooling to teachers and consultations in the area of education and commerce. The Confucius Institute has an extensive library of books and multi-media materials. The services and classes are offered to university students as well as the lay and professional public.

Address:
Confucius Institute
Křížkovského 8
CZ-771 47 Olomouc
Czech Republic
web: www.konfucius.upol.cz

Academic Sport Centre

The main goal of the UP Academic Sport Centre (UP ASC) is to ensure a rich offer of attractive sport and recreation activities for UP students and employees at unbeatably low prices. UP ASC coordinates all its activities with the UP long-term vision. More than three dozen regular sporting activities, several summer and winter sports courses, and educational programmes for lecturers are staffed by five UP core employees and six dozen external lecturers. Registration is required in order to make use of the UP ASC sport programmes.

Address:
Academic Sport Centre
U Sportovní haly 2a
CZ-779 00 Olomouc
Czech Republic
web: www.akademikolomouc.cz

Computer Centre

The main task of this centre is to administer the university computer network and its information administration systems. The ITC employees provide technical support for the university e-mail network and applications such as UP Portal, STAG, etc. Furthermore, identification cards are managed and made at UP ITC ID Card Office. You can learn when and where you can collect your card in the News section at the UP website.

Address:
UP Computer Centre
Biskupské náměstí 1
771 11 Olomouc
web: www.cvt.upol.cz

Library

The Palacký University Library encompasses specialised faculty libraries and the British Centre, specialising in books, textbooks and teaching materials in English and providing English language assessment certificates. The main library situated in the historical building of Armoury offers dozens of thousands of books and other publications in a comfortable study environment.

Students are free to use the internet connections for their notebooks, Wi-Fi, beverage vending machines, computer rooms, clubrooms equipped with comfortable sofas, a microwave and coffee and tea machines. The lobby with a refreshment vending machine offers places to sit. You can search any publications in the computer system, you can make photocopies, borrow them or scan for free. The library will surely become a frequent shelter for you in the examination period!

Address:
Palacký University Olomouc
Central Library
Biskupské náměstí 1
771 11 Olomouc
web: www.knihovna.upol.cz/en

Support Centre for Students with Special Needs

Students who need assistance because of a physical disability can contact the Support Centre for Students with Special Needs. The centre is located the Faculty of Education main building. Assistance and counselling is available on personal request. If need be, the counselling can take place outside the Centre’s premises.

Adress:
Support Centre for Students with Special Needs
Žižkovo náměstí 5
771 40 Olomouc
tel.: (+420) 585 635 323
mobile: (+420) 775 124 696, 739 245 678
e-mail: lucia.pastierikova@upol.cz
web: www.cps.upol.cz 

Accommodation and Dining

Accommodation at modern housing facilities in Olomouc is provided mainly to full-time students. Other parties may apply too – their accommodation depends on current occupancy. Palacký University Accommodation and Dining Facilities offers accommodation to the public for very good price. It is available year-round and can accommodate all kinds of requirements. UP students and employees as well as external customers may dine in several modern facilities. All canteens and cafeterias offer a large variety of ready and short order meals.

Address:
Palacký University Accommodation and Dining
Šmeralova 12
CZ-771 11 Olomouc
Czech Republic
web: www.skm.upol.cz

UP Organization Structure