News & Events


Are you an international PhD student, researcher or university teacher?

We would like to invite you to our informal networking meetings in five Slovak university towns (more information HERE on a poster). Do not miss this opportunity to learn more about Slovakia and meet other international researchers.

Participation in the events is FREE OF CHARGE for international PhD students, researchers and university teachers. Your partners and family members are also welcomed. It is possible to visit more than one event organised throughout October 2019 in different towns, according to your personal interest and availability. Participants of the events cover their travel/accommodation costs, if necessary.

Participation in the events is only possible after previous online registration via the respective registration forms. Please, see the registration forms below.


Meetings in autumn 2019


Up-to-date information about the meetings will be published on this website or our Facebook page


We are looking forward to meeting you soon!

Your EURAXESS Slovakia Team


New Online Appointment Booking System established by Foreign Police

The Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic has implemented an online tool for scheduling appointments for a particular date and time at a respective department of the Foreign's Police. 

The system can be used for submitting an application on granting or renewal of residence on the territory of the Slovak Republic. More information and online form can be found at ( The respective police department has to be selected from the field on the top of the web page. After filling in and sending the form, foreigner will receive confirmation e-mail and subsequently appointment will be scheduled within 30 days. (Note: Foreigner cannot select a specific date or time – the appointment will be assigned by the Foreign Police.) This online tool for scheduling appointments is intended to be used for individuals.

Moreover, higher education institutions can make an appointment for groups of Erasmus+ students, government scholarship holders, PhD. students, university teachers and researchers. In this case the representative of hosting HEI has to come along with the applicants to The Foreign Police Department in Bratislava (address: Regrútska 4, Bratislava, 1st floor). More information and the form which has to be filled in by university can be found at (


Marie Skłodowska-Curie funding opportunities in France for PhD holders:

1. Elvesys is looking for a PhD in physics with a strong interest in microfluidics: "Let’s submit a proposal for a Post-doctoral grant together to create the innovations of tomorrow"

2. SAFRAN is looking for a PhD in physics, chemistry, material sciences: "Post Doc–Materials & technologies for sensor printing in aeronautical applications"

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Hot Euraxess Slovakia publications

In autumn 2018, we prepared updated versions of two useful publications. Internationa researchers, PhD studens, university teachers - interesed in how to avoid last minute challenges with visa, residence and employment? What is life in Slovakia like, what is the research system and its funding? Coming with family members? Do you need a hand when dealing with national authorities regarding your social security, document authentication or taxation? Would you like to better understand the Slovak culture, learn a language and discover the beauties of Slovak nature? Read more



The conference will be dealing with EU fundings for research and mobility, come to learn where to find the right EU funding for your research activity, doctoral studies, internship or mobility!

14 ImageInLife PhD students and ImageInLife researchers will be talking about their experience of being a part of an European Training Network – come and ask them all your questions! EU programmes for R&I as well as Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions will be presented by Slovak National Contact Points for Horizon 2020.

Date: 19 February 2019 at 13:30 h

Venue: University Science Park, Ilkovičova 8, Bratislava

Further deatils are available here


Foreign Experts Wanted

The Research Agency is looking for senior foreign experts for assessment of the research strategies to be submitted within new calls. Read more 


Latest Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions call breaks all records

With 9,830 applications for Individual Fellowships from researchers across the world, this year's call is the biggest ever in terms of applications under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions. Read more


Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships (MSCA IF) - the 2018 Call is closed


Changes in the student and research migration policies as of May 2018

In May 2018, a new regulation will enter into force, bringing changes into the conditions of lawful residence of third country nationals in Slovakia for selected groups, students and researchers being among them. Read more


Foreign Police in Bratislava is moving

Following the reconstruction of the new premises, the Department of Foreign Police in Bratislava is moving and will welcome all the clients at a new address. The office hours will also change. Read more


ERC Proof of Concept Grants - the next cut-off date in September

European Research Council's Proof of Concept Grant Call is open for the submission of proposals. "Proof of Concept" is a funding scheme open to researchers who have already been awarded an ERC grant. Its purpose is to help ERC grantees explore the innovation potential of their research or support commercialisation of the results of their ERC-funded research. Read more


Implementation of the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers at Slovak Research Institutions

The purpose of the workshop is to inform representatives of research-performing institutions about the principles of a European Charter for Researchers and a Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers and their implementation via the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R). The Workshop will provide the participants with a unique opportunity to discuss the practical aspect of this step-wise process with two invited experts from institutions having already undergone the whole procedure. Read more


Guide to administrative duties - online navigation through entry & residence formalities

If you are moving to Slovakia, our online navigation is here to help you better navigate through the ocean of bureaucracy that's related to the relocation. Open the tool 


European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity

The All European Academies (ALLEA) federation prepared the new European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity whose aim is to promote the responsible conduct of research. Read more.


Public health insurance of dependent children with a temporary residence in Slovakia - A change in the Act on Health Insurance in 2017

A recent amendment to the Act on Health Insurance brought an important change for those international researchers who moved to Slovakia with their child(ren). Read more


How to best attract talented researchers?

Slovak and Czech research managers discussed opportunities of career development for science professionals during a regional workshop on 24 January in Brno. Read more 


New edition of the 'International Researcher's Guide to Slovakia' is out!

Are you an international researcher planning your move to Slovakia? Or are you already here? Do you want to know more about your new country, about the research system and its funding? Do you need a hand when dealing with national authorities regarding your temporary residence, social security or document authentication? Are you coming with your spouse and/or kids? Would you like to immerse yourself into the Slovak culture, learn a language and discover the beauties of Slovak nature? Read more


New EURAXESS Slovakia flyer