The Czech National Agency for International Education and Research is a publicly-funded organisation falling under the competence of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. DKZ main objective is to facilitate international cooperation in education and to encourage as many different individuals and institutions as possible to become involved in international activities. The Agency provides information, consultancy and analytical services to all target groups active in education.
On behalf of the Czech Republic, DKZ is responsible for the administration of two large European educational programmes, Erasmus+ and the European Solidarity Corps. The Agency also runs Study in the Czech Republic, an initiative that encourages foreign students to study in the Czech Republic.