Foreigners in Slovakia

News and features on living in Slovakia

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For most foreigners, their very first experience with the Slovak healthcare system is gaining health insurance.
Four foreigners discuss the successes and failures of healthcare in Slovakia. 7. Mar 2023, at 8:45
The assistance centre is housed in the former bus station on Bottova Street.
The capital has five people to help foreigners integrate. 21. Feb 2023, at 14:46
Owen Patrick Fernandes (R) as a guest on the Trochu Inak s Adelou television programme in April 2019.
Owen Patrick Fernandes – from tough life in India to life coaching in Slovakia via a life-changing road accident. 12. Feb 2023, at 20:26
Jeremy Hill shows people around Trenčín during a fjúžn walk in 2021
Jeremy Hill, an English teacher who lives near Trenčín, came up with the idea of his “Na Slovensku Aj Po Anglicky” podcast during the coronavirus pandemic. 26. Jan 2023, at 6:15
Hugo Green and his son.
Hugo Green, a British Chartered Accountant, had heard very little about Bratislava before his relocation in 1994. 19. Jan 2023, at 18:00
A nurse, a doctor and a patient during an examination in the vascular surgery clinic at the J. A. Reiman Faculty Hospital in Prešov.
A labour market test no longer required. 10. Jan 2023, at 18:28
Illustrative stock photo
Over the decades, this Slovak institution has proved both durable and obdurate. 4. Jan 2023, at 6:45
Canadian Ben Pascoe runs a cafe in Bratislava's Old Town.
In the Slovak capital, where he planned to stay for a year, Ben Pascoe runs a popular café that tourists rarely stumble across. 28. Dec 2022, at 14:15
Scott Stonham presents the topic of sustainability to about 600 employees at an internal company event at the ICC in Birmingham.
Idea for website promoting sustainable tech came to Brit Scott Stonham while on holiday in Turčianske Teplice. 21. Dec 2022, at 9:15
Applicants who want to stay in Slovakia can now choose which office of the Foreigners' Police they want to attend. 30. Nov 2022, at 17:51
International same-sex married couples, in which one of the partners is Slovak, deal with a problem that affects their privacy and family life in Slovakia.
The ruling is the first of its kind in Slovakia. 31. Oct 2022, at 16:19
Over 82,000 foreigners can vote on October 29, but not all of them will be heading to the ballot box. 19. Oct 2022, at 18:57
Salma Al Henami with her friend Paulína.
Al Henami loves both of her homelands, even if most Slovaks are not accepting of her Muslim community. 18. Oct 2022, at 6:58
Czech police officer controls a truck at the border with Slovakia in Stary Hrozenkov, Czech Republic.
Peter Devínsky on why migration routes now go through Slovakia. Daniela Hajčáková4. Oct 2022, at 11:45
Inna Melnyk (third from left), and her colleagues V. Kyshkarova (Voznesensk, Mykolaiv region), O. Porodko (Lviv), N. Chechitko (Bucha, Kyiv Region), H. Yankovych (Uzhgorod), and O. Semeshko (Kherson).
Inna Melnyk came to Slovakia in 2016, and is researching ways to tackle pollution. 30. Sep 2022, at 15:45
Festival event highlights opportunity ahead of elections next month. 29. Sep 2022, at 14:39
Illustrative photo, elections.
Foreigners with permanent residence can vote. 29. Sep 2022, at 11:37
Illustrative photo, employees.
Three out of ten Slovakia's foreigners work in Bratislava. 26. Sep 2022, at 16:37
Ukrainian people march in Bratislava on Ukrainian Independence Day on August 24, 2022.
In the early stages of the war, Slovaks expressed unprecedented solidarity with Ukrainian refugees. 15. Sep 2022, at 11:21
American philosopher Jon Stewart.
Jon Stewart is a globally recognised, award-winning thinker and writer. 5. Sep 2022, at 11:14
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