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Martin Wieslinger

"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

"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."

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Slovakia

Are you an expat working and living in Slovakia? Or are you preparing to move soon to Bratislava, Žilina or any other of the Slovak international hotspots?

Expat life in Slovakia has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like Slovakian Paradise National Park, learning how Slovak people celebrate Freedom and Democracy Day, up to tasting Slovakia’s favorite dishes such as bryndzové halušky.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Slovakia. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from moving to Japan to living in Italy.

Top Articles in the Slovakia Expat Guide

  • Moving to Slovakia

    Slovakia, located right in the middle of Europe, has a diverse culture and a wide range of different landscapes, from gothic architecture, to bucolic areas, to mountains. So expats moving to Slovakia can definitely enjoy the many opportunities that the country offers!
  • Living in Slovakia

    Slovakia, as many other European countries, can offer to nationals and expats free education and healthcare systems, as well as an efficient infrastructure. Read up on important aspects about life in Slovakia, from education to transportation!
  • Working in Slovakia

    Thanks to the rise in living standards and fall in unemployment, Slovakia is called a tiger economy. As such, working in Slovakia is gaining in popularity with expats, too. Read on to find out more about work opportunities, social security, and more!

Working and living in Slovakia – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Slovakia requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Slovak expat life. Living abroad in Slovakia raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Slovakia?ʺ, ʺWhat are the Slovakian phone numbers for police, road rescue and emergency road services?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Bratislava should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Slovak municipality in Košice?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Slovakia is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Slovakia aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Slovakia. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from culture and sights, to housing & household or travel and accommodation, up to education & children. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺAre international car rentals widely available throughout the country?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Slovakia? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as moving to Bahrain or living in Ireland!

Tips on living and working in Slovakia – From private language tutors to international schools

Moreover, our expat directory for Slovakia includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. private language tutors or international schools. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Slovakia with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Vitajte from our expats living and working in Slovakia.

Martin Wieslinger

"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

"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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