The Faculty of Civil Engineering of the VSB - Technical University of Ostrava has the status of an Forensic Institute based on the decision of the Minister of Justice of the Czech Republic JUDr. Pavel Rychetský, dated July 23, 2002, under reference number M-1009/2002 and upon the decision of the Minister of Justice JUDr. Daniela Kovářová, dated 28 April 2010, under reference 102/2010-OD-ZN. The Faculty of Civil Engineering of the VSB-Technical University of Ostrava is registered in the list of institutes qualified for expert activities - Section II in the fields of design, construction and economics with the scope of expert authorization for:
Civil engineering, industrial and urban construction, civil engineering, geotechnical and traffic engineering, mining and underground construction, rock engineering, construction theory, mining and geotechnics, building materials and building diagnostics.
Construction, industrial and urban construction, civil engineering, geotechnical and traffic engineering, mining and underground construction, rock engineering, construction theory, mining and geotechnics, building materials and building diagnostics.
Real estate prices and estimates.
The minutes are published in the Central Journal of the Czech Republic and on the website of the Ministry of Justice.
In addition to the main expert activity, the Expert Institute is involved in the teaching and education process. The faculty's teachers participate in the education of future appraisers within accredited lifelong learning courses of the Institute of Property Valuation at the Faculty of Economics of the VŠB-TU Ostrava, where they provide lectures related to construction professions, from legal regulations and price issues.
Expert Institute of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, VSB - TU Ostrava cooperates professionally with other expert institutes both in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Expert opinion is based on the latest technical and diagnostic equipment available at the faculty, as well as innovated expert procedures based on current professional practice with the added value of a scientific approach based on the experience of the Institute's experts in scientific research activities.