The company, now known as Teva, started as a small business in Jerusalem in 1901. Since then, it has grown significantly, and is now one of the 15 largest pharmaceutical companies and a world leader in generics, original and biopharmaceutical drugs. The company, now known as Teva, started as a small business in Jerusalem in […]

Perhaps the most famous symbol and dominant of Opava, the town hall building with a typical tower known today as Hláska, fills the eastern space of Horní náměstí. The relatively complicated and rich history of this imaginary central point of the city seems to be reflected in the diverse and not always understandable names of the […]

In 1804, the foundation stone of the first city theater building in Opava was laid on Horní náměstí on the site of the recently abolished cemetery. However, the local theatrical tradition dates back to the 17th century, when public performances were performed at the Jesuit college on important occasions. The city’s own theater spaces, intended for the […]

The Psychiatric Hospital in Opava is a medical facility established by the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic. It is a hospital designed for the diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of mental illnesses, including child psychiatry. The hospital has 863 beds, on which 6,500 patients are treated annually. The catchment area of ​​the hospital represents […]

Silesian University in Opava, is one of the youngest universities in the Czech Republic, established in 1991. Silesian University in Opava should not be confused with a similarly named university in the Polish-administered part of Silesia (University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice). The Silesian University in Opava (Slezská univerzita v Opavě) is a university offering […]

Opava is a city in the eastern Czech Republic on the river Opava, located to the north-west of Ostrava. Opava is one of the historical centres of Silesia. It was a historical capital of Czech Silesia. Opava is now in the Moravian-Silesian Region and has a population of more than 55,000. Geography Opava is located […]