Founded 1716 as School of Mining and Metallurgy at Jáchymov in Bohemia, became part of the Charles University of Prague 1763. Moved to Slovakia 1770 as Mining Academy, Banská Štiavnica, and Příbram, Bohemia 1849. Acquired university status 1904 and moved to present location in Ostrava 1945.
Accreditation: Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
- Academic year: September to May (September-December, February-May)
- Requirements: Secondary school certificate (Maturitní vysvědčeni) for Bachelor study programmes, Bachelor degree for Master study programmes, Master degree for Doctoral Study Programmes. Entrance examination.
- Students allowance: Co-ed
- Free option: Free of achrge for study in Czech