"Welcome to the Czech Republic“ Integration Course

"Welcome to the Czech Republic“ Integration Course

"Welcome to the Czech Republic“ Integration Course

Information and Advisory Services of Charles University woul like to invite you to participate in the integration course financed by the Ministry of the Interior for newly arrived foreigners to the Czech Republic. The course will provide you with necessary information important for your stay especially during the first months upon your arrival. You can ask the lecturers questions concerning your residence legislation, visas, employment, health insurance, practical issues from everyday life etc. You will also receive contacts for free of charge counselling.

Where: Rectorate of the Charles University, Celetná 20, Prague 1, “Zelená posluchárna” (Green auditorium, 1st floor)

When: Wednesday 27th October or Firday 29th October, 2017, 9 AM - 1 PM (you can select from one of these terms)

Register online: www.vitejtevcr.cz, at kurzy@vitejtevcr.cz, at Facebook page or by phone: 00420 775 965 571. Registration for this course is obligatory.



Residence legislation: Visas, long-term residence permit, permanent residence permit, citizenship. Terms, conditions and fees. Biometrics. Travel in EU/Schengen area. Invitation to family and friends. Family reunification. Conditions for study.

Healthcare, health and social insurance: Healthcare system in the Czech Republic. Public and private health insurance.

Employment: How to look for a job. Types of work contracts. Students and employment.

Education: Czech educational system. Language courses. Recognition of previous education.

Housing: Renting a flat. Housing contracts. Fees related to rental and services.

Everyday practical life: Emergencies. Transportation. Official correspondence with the Ministry of the Interior etc.

Important contacts: Ministry of the Interior, Foreign Police Service.  Integration centres and non-profit non-governmental organizations providing free of charge services to foreigners.


The course is financed by the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic. The Ministry also finances non-governmental organizations to provide free of charge counselling to foreigners so that they avoid mistakes during their stay.