16.05.2002 / 13:17
Within its activities in the field of education, the agenda of the Department includes in particular government scholarships granted to students from developing countries within foreign development aid. The Department also coordinates cooperation between the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic and individual diplomatic missions abroad in selecting applicants for studies in the Czech Republic within the Summer School of Slavic Studies. Courses of the Czech language organized each year at Dobruška are intended for students from among Czechs living abroad as well as one-semester studies at Czech institutes of higher learning. Within the framework of the governmental support of Czechs living abroad the Department organizes also the sending of teachers of the Czech language to work with the communities of Czechs living abroad.