Information and assistance


The following sections will answer your questions related to a (research) stay in Slovakia.

The aim of this portal is to gather relevant information, providing a useful overview of what needs to be addressed and possibly what steps to take when



With our portal, you will be able to find your way through more easily, and for more specific (official) information we refer to the websites of competent authorities or bodies.

Information on administrative duties for foreigners coming to Slovakia to study, teach or carry out research can be also found in our publication Entry, stay and employment in Slovakia - guide to administrative duties. The guide will give you an overview of the formalities towards the national authorities related to your stay in Slovakia.

To easily navigate through the procedures and documents required in your specific situation, please use the clickable online guideline app “NAVIGATION”.


International Researcher's Guide to Slovakia - EURAXESS SLOVAKIA -December 2018


Please note that the information on the legislation is only informative. In particular cases you should contact the competent institution that will provide you with a solid answer, even taking into account the current state of the problem, which can quite often be subject to change.


Mobility & the EU

In the context of the EU, it is very helpful to know your rights and use them. To find out more on them in a comprehensible way go to Your Europe website.

When you already know your rights, but you see that the authorities don't, and you come across a problem because of incorrect implementation of your rights, contact SOLVIT - an on-line problem-solving network of legal experts on Internal Market, and submit your case.


Frequently asked questions