The Information Publication for Foreigners in the Czech Republic provides an overview of the basic information on the Czech Republic. It aims to help foreigners coming primarily from outside the EU countries to get better understanding of common life situations, which they may encounter within the process of integration into the Czech society. Apart from the basic information on the Czech Republic, the Publication informs about the structure and functioning of the public administration dealing with emergency situations, education system, healthcare and social security, employment, residence, transport and other issues. Moreover, it should serve as a comprehensible and practical guide, which refers to more detailed information sources in case of further interest in a given field. The information contained in the Publication refers to conditions applicable as of 1. 1. 2011 if not stated otherwise.