Palacký University (Olomouc)

Palacký University (Olomouc, Czech Republic) is an exchange destination for students of the Faculty of Geosciences. In this information sheet you will find more information about this university. 

Student experiences

General information for exchange students

General information

Course information

Application information

Academic calendar
  • Winter Semester: mid-September — mid-February
  • Summer Semester: mid-February — end of June

See Academic calendar


English or Czech at B2 level


Areas of study open to exchange students

Earth sciences
Social and behavioural science ​(broad programmes)

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English and Czech. In the course catalogue the available courses have a note „the course is available to a short-term student“. Students should always check the language of instruction when selecting a subject/course!

Housing assistance

Yes, housing is guaranteed. See accomodation

Estimated living costs per month

Between 7500 and 17000 CZK per month

See Welcome Office: Accommodation & livelihood: Palacký University Olomouc (


Normal study load per term: 30 EC
60 EC correspond to one academic year

Number of places available

One place for 10 months