The European Union, its Member States, and Europeans across the continent are mobilizing in support of people fleeing the war in Ukraine. We are working on all fronts to support Ukraine with assistance, humanitarian and civil protection. This specific initiative wants to support researchers from Ukraine by providing them with an overview of all existing actions at European and national levels.



In order to slow down the spread of COVID-19, Slovak authorities have introduced entry and travel restrictions. Travelers to Slovakia can find up-to-date information on the website of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs.

In Slovakia a lot of restrictions also on everyday life have been imposed. SAIA/EURAXESS Slovakia provides specific information for international students, researchers and foreign scholarship holders currently staying or planning to come to Slovakia within various academic or research mobility schemes.

Detailed information on the latest developments and actions taken on the European level is provided by the European Commission.

Slovak EURAXESS Centres continue supporting researchers and can be contacted per email.


Coronavirus and entry restrictions: essential  things travelers to Slovakia need to know, provided by the Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. Important and up-to-date  information about COVID-19 disease and measures taken by the government of the Slovak republic to limit the spread of the disease available at HERE

Up-to-date Information  for international students and researchers staying in Slovakia related to the out spread of the novel coronavirus and the disease COVID-19 

April 9, 2020 - The Slovak parliament has approved an amendment to the Act on the Residence of Foreigners, which is dealing with issues emerging in connection with the spread of the COVID-19 disease. The details on the changes are available HERE

The European Commission is coordinating a common European response to the outbreak of COVID-19. The website provides Information on the latest developments and actions, general advice, useful contacts and links, statistics and various other topics of interest for citizens and institutions.

Up-to-date information on the latest developments and actions, general advice, useful contacts and links, statistics and various other topics of interest for citizens and institutions, which will be regularly  updated, given the unprecedented situation Europe has been experiencing due to the Covid-19 outbreak available at the European EURAXESS Portal.

For matter of urgent assistance, please contact the Public Health Authority of the Slovak Republic on toll free number 0917 222 682 or e-mail: A list of the Regional Public Health Authorities helplines is available HERE.

Slovakia for researchers

Welcome to the portal of EURAXESS SLOVAKIA!


Are you a researcher planning your relocation with your family to Slovakia?

The EURAXESS Slovakia Network and this portal provides support and practical information on funding opportunities, visa, entry conditions, taxation, social security and daily life in Slovakia.

All EURAXESS services are free of charge.

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for incoming researchers

Slovak version

for outgoing researchers and research organisations based in Slovakia

Up-to-date News


Discover what is new in the field of research. Get up-to-date infomation on open calls, relevant grants&scholarships opportunities, upcoming events, training sessions, workshops,conferences, networking events as wel as recent publications.




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Open research positions across the globe

The database of job vacancies in Europe and beyond is updated daily. Browse through the current openings or register your CV and let your future employer find you.

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Slovak centres

SAIA, n. o.

Do you need an advice or assistance? Contact us! SAIA, n. o. (Slovak Academic Information Agency), a non‑governmental, non‑profit organisation implementing programmes and providing services aimed at enhancement of civil society, and assisting in the internationalisation of education and research in Slovakia since 1990, has been a part of the EURAXESS Network since 2004. And since 2020 the national network has been expanded by the EURAXESS Point of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.

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Publications and Frequently Asked Questions

Have a look at our Publications and find answers to all your questions regarding entry conditions & legal stay, employment, social security & health insurance, fellowship & grants, taxation as well as daily life in Slovakia.  

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