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Research and connect with families from the Czech and Slovak ancestral lands.

CGSI focuses on the areas of present-day Czech Republic and Slovakia. This includes Czech (Bohemian), German-Bohemian (Böhmisch), Hungarian, Jewish, Moravian, Rusyn (Ruthenian), Silesian, and Slovak ancestry.

CGSI has over 2,000 members residing in the United States, Canada, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and other countries, providing a vast networking opportunity to learn and share information, and connect with fellow members.

Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International (CGSI) wants to help you research and connect with your family history.

We are dedicated to genealogical research and interest in descendants of ethnic groups with roots from the Czech and Slovak ancestral lands of Central Europe.

Czech and Slovak Republic (Outlines with Maps)

What Members Say

Brno, Moravia
In a short time my membership in CGSI has paid off big time.
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News & Events

Please join CGSI at 10 AM Central on Saturday, May 21, 2022 for "Our Ukrainian Cousins: Understanding Cultural & Historical Ties  Across…
Recordings of two presentations given as part of the "The Roots of Medicine" CGSI webinar on February 26, 2022 are now available for on-demand viewing by members.
MGC returned to normal operating hours as of September 1. All patrons are required to wear a mask in the MGC effective October 18.

Bechyn Czech Heritage Festival (festival)

30th Annual Bechyn (Minnesota) Czech Heritage Festival is held on the grounds of historic St. Mary's Church. Join us this year!

DTJ 88th Obžínky "Harvest Festival" (festival)

DTJ Taborville celebrates its 88th Obžínky "Harvest Festival" in northeast Ohio. Come celebrate with us!

Global Slovakia presents "Slovak National Uprising" (webinar)

Did you know that the Slovak National Uprising was the second biggest rebellion against Nazis in Europe? Who organized it and what was the outcome of the event? Join us and our special guest Dr. Juraj Lepiš from the Museum of Slovak…