Palacký University Olomouc is a university with long-standing tradition. Founded in the 16th century, it is the oldest university in Moravia and the second-oldest university in the Czech Republic. You can read about the history of Asian studies at Palacký University here.
Today it is a modern higher education facility with a wide range of study programmes and copious scientific and research activities. Almost 22 000 students are enrolled at its 8 faculties. Palacký University Olomouc is one of the very top Czech universities, and ranks among the best universities in the world, according to international rankings. [source]