http://www.afocr.org. American Friends of the Czech Republic, an American advocacy organization helping the Czechs to rejoin the West.
Home page of the Czech Embassy in Washington, DC, featuring: Consular and Visa Advisory, Economy, Trade & Investment pages, Culture & Events, Czech Presence in the U.S.A., Czech Press, as well as a number of other useful links.
Site of the Czech Center in New York. Includes schedule of Czech-related cultural events in the NewYork area and link to the U.S. representative of the Czech Tourist Authority.
Státní Správa Ceské Republiky (State/Government Administration of the Czech Republic). Very useful site provides links to a number of governmental organizations both in the Czech Republic and abroad, organized under the sub-headings: World, Czech Republic, Central Organs, Regions, Municipal Authorities, City Offices, and News.
Official Czech page of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. Includes general information, archive, and listing of all Czech embassies abroad.
English page of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, geared towards foreign visitors. Includes sections for: documents, news, consular and visa questions, economic issues, structure and activities, and culture, as well as basic facts about the Czech Republic's political system, people, history, and famous Czechs of the 20th century.
Information on and contacts to Czech state and regional archives managed by the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic. In Czech only.
Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic. Includes a listing of ministry grant competitions, a cultural calendar, and links to the web sites of a number of Czech castles and chateaux.
Ministry of Trade and Industry of the Czech Republic. Information includes: activities of the ministry, international trade, legislative and legal issues, and other information about economics in the Czech Republic. Also in English.
Web site of Prague Castle. Sub-categories include: President of the Republic, Office of the President of the Republic (the President's program, Announcements, Organization and Contacts, State Decorations), Prague Castle Administration, Overview of the Castle, and News (announcements, speeches, program of events). Also in English.
Site of the Government of the Czech Republic. Includes links to the Office of the Government (Members of the present government, Government policy statement, text of Government decisions, agenda of the next Government session, news, historical information about the Czech Government, state symbol, flag, etc.) as well as Government councils, committees, and commissions. Also in English.
Site of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Parliament. Connects visitors to: members, Committees, Commissions and Delegations, Parliamentary Clubs, Documents, Office of the Parliament, and Information. Also in English.
Senate of the Czech Republic. In Czech only. Links to Senators, their commissions and delegations, documents and information.
Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, in English.
Links to the web sites of many cities and regions in the Czech Republic.
Web page of the Prague City Administration. Useful links include: maps of the city, information about various districts of the city, press releases, programs, and other news from the city administration, and city transportation tips. In Czech and English.
Czech Geological Survey, with links to recent projects and activities, international activities, organization, staff, and books and journals. In English.
Czech Environmental Institute, including Statistical Environmental Yearbook of the Czech Republic. In English and Czech.
Czech Statistical Office (C&Mac255;esk statistick úr&Mac255;ad). Web site full of data concerning the Czech Republic, including census figures, analyses, election results, and public opinion polls. In English and Czech.
Czech Academy of Sciences. Web site includes information on the Academy's history, structure, domestic and international projects, annual report, grants, and publications. Also in English.
NEWS AND MEDIA
English-language website of the Czech News Agency (C&Mac255;TK), with a number of excellent links to Czech publications and organizations.
On-line version of the leading Czech daily. Includes editorials in English.
Czech Television. Television listings, entertainment news, and link to the People in Need Foundation (Nadace c&Mac255;love&Mac255;k v tisní). Mostly in Czech, but some English.
Site of the Prague Post, the Czech Republic's most widely-circulated English-language weekly. Excellent links include: Relocation Information, Tourist Information, Local and Regional News and Cultural Events, Classifieds.
Site of the Prague Tribune, an English-language monthly including an archive of its previous issues.
Site of Radio Prague in English. Extensive information and links; very useful site for general information, especially the History Online Virtual Exhibit.
Central Europe Review. Monthly review of current issues in Central Europe, including politics, economics, and society.
English-language monthly focusing on developments in Central and Eastern Europe and the NIS.
Site of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Offers 24-hour coverage of events in Central and Eastern Europe, including its Newsline daily news and information service (also available by email delivery).
Czech Service of Voice of America. Radio news broadcasts available online with Real Audio.
Prague Business Journal. One of the Czech Republic's leading English language business publications, its web site is designed as a "one stop shop" for business information about the Czech Republic. Breaking news updated daily.
ECONOMY AND INVESTMENT
Home page of CzechInvest, an agency formed by the Czech Ministry of Trade and Industry in 1992. Site describes investment opportunities in the Czech Republic, including news and investment background information, gives background data on the Czech economy, and provides other general information on the Czech Republic.
Home page of the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic (Hospodár&Mac255;ská Komora C&Mac255;eské Republiky). Offers links to and information about members of the Chamber and information about the Chamber's services, including international relations. Includes an English link at the bottom of the page.
Central and Eastern Europe Business Information Center run by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Czech National Bank. Includes a link to find out daily exchange rates of the Czech crown.
National Museum of the Czech Republic. Includes history of the museum, information on permanent and travelling exhibits, magazines and publications, concerts and lectures, and links to many other major Prague museums and historical sites. Also in English.
National Gallery in Prague. Includes information on the museum's art collections and current and previous exhibits. Also in English.
National Library of the Czech Republic. Also in English.
National Theatre (Národní Dívadlo) in Prague. Tickets, information, and history of the Theatre. Also in English.
Jewish Museum in Prague. Exhibitions, news, education and culture center, visitor information. Also in English.
Czech Museum of Fine Arts in Prague. Includes information on the museum, its location, exhibits, and collections.
The Foundation and Center for Contemporary Arts Prague. In English and Czech.
Czech Music Information Center. Includes extensive information on and links to Czech musicians, musical ensembles, schools, performance halls, organizations, festivals, and competitions. In English and Czech.
Prague Music News. Includes information on and links to music in Prague. In English and Czech.
Czech publishers of "Muzikontakt," a listing of more than 7,000 Czechs involved in the field of music. The site contains these and more music-related contacts.
Web site of the Prague Spring Music Festival, which takes place annually in May. Includes notes on the competition, program, and venues. Also in English.
International Film Festival Karlovy Vary. Includes detailed information about this renowned annual film festival. In English and Czech.
Information on Czech, Moravian, and Silesian folklore, including current festival schedule. In Czech only.
Charles University in Prague. Connects visitors to the university's faculties, history, publications, structure, rector, research units, libraries, and Czech language courses for foreigners.
Masaryk University in Brno. Links to the university's faculties, rectorate, Institute of Computer Science, and pan-university information. Also in English.
Palacky University in Olomouc. Similar links as above universities. Also in English.
House of International Services of the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic (Dum Zahranic&Mac255;ních Sluz&Mac255;eb...). Detailed information on opportunities for Czech students to study abroad, only in Czech. In English: information on opportunities to teach English at state schools in the Czech Republic -- from home page, click on "AIA - Akademicka informacni agentura."
Institute of International Education's information on study programs and scholarship opportunities for students from East Central Europe.
Fulbright Commission in the Czech Republic. Includes information in Czech and English on Fulbright scholarships for Czech graduate and postgraduate students, as well as links to many other scholarship opportunities and to the Commission's Advising Center for Czech students wishing to study in the U.S.A.
Czech Tourist Authority (C&Mac255;eská Centrála Cestovního Ruchu). Also in English. Provides basic information on travelling in the Czech Republic, with details about specific regions.
Prague Information Service. Basic practical information on tourism, translation and interpretation services, tours and excursions, newspaper clippings. Also in English.
Czech Airlines homepage includes the possibility of buying flight tickets online. Also in English.
Site of the public transportation system of the city of Prague. Contains useful information about cost and usage of the system. In Czech and English.
Useful site organized by the Prague-based travel agency called Tom's Travel. Extensive information and links. In English.
Ticket Sales and program of cultural events in the Czech Republic, as well as good links for Tourist Information. Also in English.
Bohemia Ticket International Ticket Sales Centres. Also provides ticket sales and cultural calendar. Exclusive seller of tickets to the Prague State Opera. In English.
Offers a full catalogue of hotels in the Czech Republic with hotel pictures, description, prices and location maps. Many prices are at a discount found only via this web site. In English.
Web site with detailed information on Czech spas. In English and Czech.
Guide to the Czech Republic published by Lonely Planet. Includes a host of useful information for tourists, including tips for destinations Off the Beaten Track and reports from travelers who have returned from the country.
Czech Tourism Pages. Numerous helpful links, including information on Czech beer, wine, and entertainment.
Czechs in America
National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library, Cedar Rapids, IA. Includes exhibits, events calendar, membership, information about the museum and library, museum gift store, and links to numerous useful web sites, especially for Czech and Slovak Americans.
Czech and Slovak Genealogical Society of Illinois. Helpful site for researching your Czech or Slovak heritage.
Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International. Another helpful site if you are interested in your Czech or Slovak roots.
Czechs in America. A chronology prepared by George Kovtun on the Library of Congress website.
North American Association of Teachers of Czech (NAATC). Includes NAATC's newsletters, list of members, universities teaching the Czech language in the U.S., and study abroad programs in the Czech Republic.
A comprehensive guide to Slavic and East European resources on the Internet. In English.
Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU). Includes description of SVU's activities and projects, background information, and contacts.
U.S. CITIZENS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
Home page of the American Embassy in Prague. Provides general information to U.S. citizens interested in visiting the Czech Republic, as well as specific information on U.S. topics and issues, education and culture.
Open Society Fund Prague. This foundation sponsors a wide range of projects in the Czech Republic and throughout Central and Eastern Europe. In English and Czech.
Search for Czech telephone numbers in Czech.
Job listings in the Czech Republic. In Czech, but some useful information in English as well.
Regional and local maps throughout the Czech Republic. In both Czech and English.
This list has been compiled by the Cultural Section of the Czech Embassy to serve as a guide for your reference. While we make every effort to keep the list useful and updated please note that the Czech Embassy can not be responsible for the content or reliability of the information provided in the sites listed.