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Martin Wieslinger

Living in Bratislava, from Austria

"How am I going to manage in Bratislava? That was my first thought. Through InterNations I attended a few nice events and eventually I began to like it here."

Marleen Jansen

Living in Bratislava, from Netherlands

"Bratislava wasn't an easy move for us. Then I joined InterNations and found a job for myself, a car for my partner and a nanny for the kids."

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Meet Our Community of Expats in Bratislava!

Ahoj and welcome to the Bratislava Community. We're here to help you to get the most out of your experiences in this well-connected European capital. Our platform offers a variety of resources for travelers in the process of moving to Slovakia as well as for those who are recently arrived and looking to adapt to their new surroundings. Please feel free to also share your experiences by joining InterNations, where you'll have the opportunity to interact with fellow Bratislava residents and get the answers to important questions such as which districts to live in, where the best bars and restaurants are, and how to understand Slovakian etiquette. Our member base comprises long-time residents and recent arrivals alike, all of whom will be happy to lend some advice. At InterNations, our goal is to connect you to Bratislava's international community and make valuable connections for business and socializing. A lively and multi-faceted capital city with a rich history, you'll find much to enjoy about life in Bratislava, from the quirky and cosmopolitan old town to the vibrant arts and theatre scene.

Curious to explore other communities in Eastern Europe, e.g. our chapter for Expatriates Jeddah? Or you might think of stopping by at our Expatriates Riyadh community on your next weekend trip.

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Bratislava Expatriates Network

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Bratislava Events for Expatriates

Attend our monthly events and activities for Bratislava expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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What to Expect From Expat Life in Bratislava

Bratislava may be among Europe's smaller capital cities, but what it lacks in scale it more than makes up for in history and personality. The winding streets of the city's old town are packed with traces of Slovakia's storied past, sharing space with lively modern bars, cafes, and restaurants. The city is also uniquely well-connected, with excellent transport links to Vienna, Budapest, and Prague. Many expats are drawn to Bratislava by business opportunities in key industries such as IT, engineering, and telecommunications, while others use the city as an affordable base for commuting into Vienna. The city also has a rich cultural life, with several active theaters, museums, and galleries, as well as a thriving local music scene. Open-minded and inquisitive expats will find a warm welcome and a wide variety of experiences in this unsung gem of central Europe.

Become a Part of Our Network of Expatriates in Bratislava

InterNations is a community-driven and provides a safe and secure environment for business and social networking between expatriates. All of our members agree to abide by our principles of respect, politeness and responsible behavior at all times. If you have any questions about life in Bratislava, we encourage you to ask them — from practical considerations such as the best districts for renting property and how to get a job in the city, to finding out about local sports teams and activity groups, or simply like-minded fellow expats to share a coffee with. Through InterNations Groups and at regular larger-scale events in Bratislava, you can enjoy a bite to eat or a glass of wine while mixing with fellow travelers from all walks of life.

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