The Czech Association of Distance Teaching Universities (CADUV) was established in 1993 with the aim to support the development of distance education at the universities in the Czech Republic. The associates of the CADUV are the 17 public Universities from different regions of the Czech Republic. The main activity of the association is the dissemination of distance education and e-learning skills and knowledge across the country. CADUV organizes training activities at the individual universities, evaluates and certificates e-learning study programmes. It also has a pool of leading experts to support the development of distance education and e-learning courses at the individual universities.