Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MEYS, MŠMT in Czech) is responsible for public administration in education, for developing educational, youth and sport policies and international cooperation in these fields. According to the Act No. 130/2002 Coll. on the Support of Research, Experimental Development and Innovation from Public Funds and on the Amendment to Some Related Acts, MEYS is central administration authority responsible for research and development (R&D), particularly institutional funding for higher education sector, research infrastructures policy and funding and international R&D collaboration.