News & Reminders

CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION FOR PARTNERS AND EXCHANGE STUDENTS - UPDATED September 11th, 2020!

Dear partners and exchange students, we have prepared an updated summary of information related to the SARS-CoV-2 (the new coronavirus) measurements. Please follow the links according to your relation towards Palacký University Olomouc:

1. PARTNER INSTITUTION

2. EXCHANGE STUDENTS (ERASMUS+)

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR NEWLY ARRIVED STUDENTS

In case you have any symptoms or in case you find out that a person you were in contact with was positively tested for COVID-19, inform the accommodation office (telephone/email). Depending on your symptoms, call the doctor (Army Hospital, in morning hours) or emergency line 112 or 1221, inform the IRO coordinator.
In case you are placed in quarantine inform your teachers vie email about the reason for your absence in classes and to agree on online academic work to maintain your study plan.

Students who didn´t take part in the Orientation week program due to their delayed arrival have to write to zuzana.hamdanieh@upol.cz about their presence in Olomouc. To receive the information summary delivered to other students within the orientation program, see the presentations, and follow the brief overview below. Please note that under the current situation, the IRO prefers online communication to a personal meeting. You are welcome to write or call, in case of need a personal appointment can be scheduled, please wait for an email confirmation of the date and time before you come to the IRO.

Presentations: Practical Info 1 and Practical Info Summary

After the arrival:

  1. Contact your UP academic coordinator(s) at a respective UP Faculty and department, register courses in UP Study Agenda (STAG),  access is via UP Portal, login data are available in the UP online application/ in a notification email received before the arrival
  2. Apply for a UP ID card online – see the section after the arrival in the UP online Application
  3. Arrival Form /mobility enrolment form  – can be exchanged via email, send it to zuzana.hamdanieh@upol.cz

Follow regularly https://www.upol.cz/en/covid-19/

The Spanish and other students obliged to the RT_PCR test who didn´t get tested in Prague at the airport, have a pre-scheduled appointment for Monday, September 14, 2020, in the Olomouc University Hospital.

By Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at 8 a.m. please inform the IRO coordinators (zuzana.hamdanieh@upol.cz and tereza.kalouskova@upol.cz) if you have to be tested or want to be tested in Olomouc on Monday. The number of students and the name list must be sent on Monday morning to the testing center (sampling point) from the International Relations Office!

How the testing on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 will be organized?

Students will be confirmed the meeting point and time on Monday morning -  the dormitory reception, at 14:15

A Czech student (ESN UP buddy) will accompany you to the University Hospital (FNOL). Before leaving the dormitory, you will be reminded to take along:

  • your ID card (passport or ID card)
  • bank card (only cashless payment is accepted)
  • filled form

If you are arriving on Monday (14.9.2020) or later, and need assistance to arrange the RT-PCR testing please read about Medical care, or request additional information in the International Relations Office via email sent to zuzana.hamdanieh@upol.cz or tereza.kalouskova@upol.cz 

Students who will not take part in the Orientation Week (14.- 18. 9. 2020) due to the late arrival have to report their presence at Palacký University after the arrival in Olomouc by sending an email to zuzana.hamdanieh@upol.cz and to the respective UP Faculty coordinator based on their UP enrolment.

Final / Important DOCUMENTS

  • UP Enrolment from (yellow card)
  • Confirmation of departure/mobility
  • UP Transcript of Records

Please read the instructions below carefully.

WASTE MANAGEMENT MUNICIPAL FEE

All foreigners who stay in Olomouc for more than 90 days are obliged to pay Waste management Municipal fee - download the form for more details.

How to deal with the CHANGES TO THE ORIGINAL LEARNING AGREEMENT

Please click on the image below to access the complete presentation (3 pages):

WHERE TO FIND YOUR FACULTY COORDINATOR?

Please check the list of the FACULTY COORDINATORS containing the contact information and address of their offices.

DOCUMENTS TO READ

LIST OF DEPARTMENTAL COORDINATORS

To see the complete list please click HERE.