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Special Commissioner for Czechs Living Abroad Office

Since October 15, 2013, the Special Commissioner for Czechs Living Abroad at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic has been Karel KÜHNL.

The Special Commissioner for Czechs Living Abroad Office, is located on the second floor of the Tuscany Palace (Toskánský palac),
Hradčanské náměstí 5, 118 00 - Praha 1
tel. +420 224 183 243, e-mail: zkz@mzv.cz


Compatriot folklore dance group "Bohmerland Tanzgruppe",
Nova Petrópolis, Brazil

The Special Commissioner for Czechs Living Abroad Office

  • undergirds the cooperation with Czech compatriot societies around the world through:
    • the provision of financial donations for the societies‘ cultural projects (including the projects run by the Czech School Without Borders), for the maintenance and repairs of the Czech compatriot schools, cultural facilities and small monuments abroad,
    • an educational programme for Czech compatriots abroad:
      • Czech for Compatriots summer course in Dobruška,
      • one- and two-semester study courses at public universities in the Czech Republic,
      • Czech language teaching course for teachers from the compatriot communities,
      • sending of teachers to Czech compatriot communities abroad,
      • sending of lecturers of the Czech Language and Literature to the whole world
  • provides:
    • for the issuing of certificates of belonging to the Czech compatriot community abroad,
    • an information service for Czech compatriot societies around the world, regularly updating directories of Czech societies abroad.

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People abroad who claim Czech origin 90 kB pdf (Adobe Acrobat document) Jul 19, 2011

Compatriot Education Programme

Under the Government Decree No. 262 from April 9, 2010, the Government of the Czech Republic approved the extension of the Support of Czech Cultural Heritage Abroad Programme for the following… more ►

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