The Czech Herpetological Society (CHS) provides a platform for the co–ordination, stimulation and support of herpetological research, with special attention to Central Europe.This research includes not only the recent amphibians and reptiles, but also fossils. For this purpose, the Society organized annual conferences, issues the journal Herpetological Information (HI) and internal newsletter Informations CHS, provides various institutions information about the state of herpetofauna, offers scientific consultations and reviews and supports education in herpetology.
The Society closely co–operates with other national and international herpetological institutions and societies. The membership is open to individual and corporate bodies who follow statutes of the Society. Applicants for membership fee is 10 Eur or 15 USD per year. All korespondence should be sent to the secretary, financial affairs (membership fee etc.) to the secretary (treasurer) too.