Foreigners in Slovakia

News and features on living in Slovakia

In front of the Foreigners' Police in Bratislava
The pandemic also affects foreigners and the services provided by the IOM migration centre. 5. máj5. May 2021, at 11:59
Na Slovensku Aj Po Anglicky

Dobrú chuť. Are you going to eat that?

Bryndzové halušky is a meal popular in Slovakia, especially in mountains and in the central part.
Do foreigners feel at home in Slovakia's food landscape? Listen to this podcast to find out. 5. máj5. May 2021, at 10:00
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EU citizens who live in Slovakia and want to be vaccinated against Covid-19 should request the S1 form in the country of their insurance. 23. apr23. Apr 2021, at 9:04
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Third-country nationals without public health insurance left out of system. 14. apr14. Apr 2021, at 11:45
Andrew Giarelli
Andrew Giarelli’s novel explores Rome’s centuries-long tradition of putting social commentary on statues. 11. apr11. Apr 2021, at 7:00
Na Slovensku Aj Po Anglicky

Nerozumiem, can you repeat that?

Learning Slovak is crucial for immigrants to Slovakia.
In his podcast "Na Slovensku Aj Po Anglicky", Jeremy Hill speaks with 15 foreigners about their experiences learning Slovak. 3. apr3. Apr 2021, at 11:20
Zuzana Števulová
People should not fear their residence status will be an issue at the vaccination centre, human rights lawyer says. 1. apr1. Apr 2021, at 20:33
Blue Church (St Elizabeth's Church)
The deep silence of Christ’s death night made me want to forget history, writes former Fulbright scholar and author Andrew Giarelli. 1. apr1. Apr 2021, at 17:43
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Most foreigner workers come from Ukraine. 24. mar24. Mar 2021, at 11:43
The ministry proposed a law ensuring access to the Covid-19 vaccination to all inhabitants without difference or regard for social status. 17. mar17. Mar 2021, at 16:59
Mohamad Safwan Hasna
We are not being targeted right now, but Islamophobia is still a problem in Slovakia, says Islamic Foundation director. 16. mar16. Mar 2021, at 7:00
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Number of foreigners keeps growing, but getting information is still a headache for many. 14. mar14. Mar 2021, at 8:05
The Bratislava-based LEAF Academy had to stop in-person classes due to the pandemic.
Many had to adopt new ways of teaching due to pandemic. 4. mar4. Mar 2021, at 7:00
The sign reads: Vaccination centre Covid-19, if you need to ensure barrier-free access, contact the staff
Health Ministry dealing with the situation. 26. feb26. Feb 2021, at 11:45
Census form can be filled also via the phone.
Find answers to some of the most pressing questions about the census. 19. feb19. Feb 2021, at 9:21
Bratislava’s Old Market Hall at Christmastime.
Canadian David Zieroth recounts the flavours, sounds and delightful peculiarities of Bratislava's Old Market Hall. 10. feb10. Feb 2021, at 16:55
Listen to Jeremy Hill's amusing account of the day he presented a Slovak nurse with a stool sample in a Tesco shopping bag. 8. feb8. Feb 2021, at 12:14
Railway station in Košice
The virus has highlighted some differences between migrants and locals, but erased others. 23. jan23. Jan 2021, at 7:24
New Year´s Eve fireworks in Bratislava
Exploring two phrases shaping Slovak culture. 8. jan8. Jan 2021, at 9:00
Ukrainians remain the highest group of foreigners in Slovakia. 21. dec21. Dec 2020, at 11:49