Archiv Ministerstva zahraničních věcí

  • Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

Archival and Other Holdings

Among others contains restitution- and/or compensation-related materials: Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Ministry handled restitution and reparation duties after the Second World War (Source: Bednarik presentation at Holocaust Era Assets Conference); Website of the institution

Opening Times

Monday to Wednesday from 9 am to 3 pm.

Conditions of Access

The Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic are administered by the Ministry of Interior. Material older than 30 years is open to researchers. A member of the public may view documents not older than 30 years only with the permission of the director of the specific archive. All archive materials remain classified if they could threaten the security of the state or of the public, or interests of people still living that are protected by law. Research in the Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is permitted based on a prior written request that states the subject and purpose of the research.

Sources

  • Claims Conference