Coronavirus in Czechia: What Will Happen When Schools Open?

The beginning of a new school year is slowly approaching and many people – especially teachers and parents – are worried about what may possibly come next. Summer parties will be replaced by opened schools with a high concentration of children in one place which could – according to some experts – lead to the coronavirus spreading faster. On the other hand, some experts believe that the newest strains of the virus are weaker and thus less dangerous than the previous ones.

Coronavirus in Czechia: Face Masks Mandatory Nationwide from September

As autumn and the start of a new school year is slowly approaching, fear of the dreaded second wave of COVID-19 is growing. Experts all across the planet worry that with schools reopening again, the disease will spread even faster. Seasonal illnesses, such as flu, could also make the situation worse. For this reason, the Czech government decided to reintroduce some countermeasures from September.

Coronavirus: The Czech Government’s Plans For Releasing Some of the Restrictions

With the numbers of new people infected with the coronavirus COVID-19 slowly decreasing, the Czech government announced new plans for opening some of the shops, services and institutions that were previously closed because of the pandemic. These plans were introduced to the public at a press conference on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. It is, however, still just a draft version which means that certain dates can be shifted depending on the situation. 

Foreigners’ Webinar about Brexit: Summary

Brexit is going to happen on 31 October 2019 and it will lead to a lot of changes for UK citizens living in the Czech Republic. On October 1, we were streaming a special webinar on Facebook and sharing our knowledge about Brexit with the people who are interested in the topic. So, here comes a summary of the most important recommendations from the Ministry of Interior to all UK citizens who reside in the Czech Republic.

How Friendly the Czech Republic is Towards LGBT Rights

The Czech Republic, the Central European country is the most liberal European country regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT+) rights according to CEE New Perspectives. For example, it was the first post-communist nation to legalize same-sex registered partnerships from other European nations.

Education in the Czech Republic: What You Have to Know

When it comes to education, one is often wondering what is the best option and how the application process goes. What if you leave all this to us? In 2016, Foreigners launched a project called CzechUniversities with a main idea of helping students to apply for a university and resolve any visa issues. We know how challenging it could be sometimes to deal with the representatives of the university departments so we strongly believe it calls for a professional assistance.

Minor Repairs in a Rented Apartment: Who Does Pay for Them?

Imagine you are living in a rented apartment. All of a sudden your boiler stops working and your landlord tells you it has to be replaced. After a while, you will receive an invoice for the repair. Should you pay for it or not? Is this your responsibility? Keep reading if you want to understand the rules of minor repairs in an apartment you rent in the Czech Republic!

Changes in the Health Insurance Admission Concerning Self-Employed Persons in 2019

We said goodbye to 2018 and now we need to learn what has the year 2019 prepared for us. The price for VZP (General Health Insurance Company in the Czech Republic) has increased for OSVČ (self-employed people) again.

“What Does Happiness Mean to You?” – Answer Some Bright Minds from Brno Primary Schools

Such a question has always bothered a lot of people, either because they wanted to find a key to true happiness or simply understand the meaning of happiness. Pupils from several Brno primary schools also tried to answer this very question and came to some pretty interesting conclusions.