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Slovakia > Property

Slovakia

How To Rent Or Buy Property In Slovakia

Monday May 18, 2020 (11:29:46)

Slovakia (officially the Slovak Republic) is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered by Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south, Austria to the southwest, and the Czech Republic to the northwest. The country has a diverse landscape, with mountainous terrains, more than 6,000 caves and 1,300 natural mineral springs. Slovakia also has the highest number of castles per capita in the world.   more ...

Slovakia > Working

Slovakia

How To Find A Job In Slovakia

Monday January 27, 2020 (19:37:52)

The comparatively low cost of living with respect to other European nations is an appealing aspect of seeking work and residence in Slovakia. The country’s economy is stable and unemployment is currently not high. Teaching English is still a popular way of making a living if you are an expat here, but you may find other opportunities, depending on the sector in which you work. The ease with which you are able to find work will depend on whether you are a EU/EEA national: if you are a member of another EU state, you will find that the job seeking process is somewhat streamlined, as you already have existing residence rights.   more ...

Slovakia > Health

Slovakia

Dental And Opthalmic Care In Slovakia: How To Find The Right Options For You

Monday January 06, 2020 (13:29:18)

You should have little difficulty accessing the dental and optical treatment that you need if you are an expat residing and working in Slovakia, particularly if you are living in one of the country’s urban areas. Slovakia is a destination for medical tourism, including dental and optical treatment, and there are a wide variety of private clinics offering competitively-priced care.   more ...

Slovakia > Health

Slovakia

How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Slovakia?

Monday January 06, 2020 (13:20:03)

The cost of your healthcare in Slovak will depend on a number of factors, namely whether you as an expat:

• are signed up with the national insurance scheme and one of the country’s state-approved providers
• have private health insurance
• have a combination of national and top-up private insurance to cover procedures (such as dental and optical care) which do not fall under the national scheme
• do not have insurance at all and are intending to pay out-of-pocket for any treatment that you receive.   more ...

Slovakia > Health

Slovakia

How To Keep Fit And Healthy In Slovakia

Monday January 06, 2020 (13:11:28)

If you are moving to Slovakia, you will find plenty of opportunities in this beautiful country for keeping fit and healthy. It is advisable to take out private health insurance cover for any healthcare needs rather than relying on the national system, which ranks comparatively low among European healthcare systems, but there are a good variety of private healthcare providers in the country.   more ...

Slovakia > Health

Slovakia

How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low In Slovakia

Monday January 06, 2020 (13:00:11)

If you are an expat who is residing and working in Slovakia, you will be registered with one of the three main state-approved health insurance schemes: this is compulsory and both you and your employer must make contributions into the system. Basic healthcare is thus mainly free at the point of delivery.   more ...

Slovakia > Health

Slovakia

How To Look After Your Mental Health In Slovakia

Monday January 06, 2020 (12:53:26)

Slovakia is said to have one of the highest levels of mental illness in Europe. As an expat who is resident in the country, what are your options with regard to safeguarding your own mental health? To some extent this will depend on whether you are relying on the public system or on a private health insurance plan, but we will take a look at some of your options below.   more ...

Slovakia > Health

Slovakia

Maternity Care In Slovakia: What The Options Are And How To Decide On A Birth Plan

Monday January 06, 2020 (12:37:29)

If you are an expat who is living and working in Slovakia and you become pregnant, what are your best choices for pre and post natal care, and delivery? To an extent, this will depend on whether you are registered with one of the health insurance providers that are linked to the Slovakian public healthcare service, or whether you have a private healthcare plan that includes maternity cover.   more ...

Slovakia > Health

Slovakia

Prescriptions In Slovakia: What Is Available And How To Ensure You Get The Right Level Of Care

Monday January 06, 2020 (12:29:35)

Although healthcare in Slovakia is not yet up to the standard of many European nations, if you are an expat residing and working in the country, you should not experience too many problems in accessing your prescription medication. The country has a large number of pharmacies (lekáreň) from which you can obtain your medicine, regardless of whether you are signed up for public health care or have taken out private health insurance.   more ...

Slovakia > Health

Slovakia

What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Slovakia?

Monday January 06, 2020 (12:21:57)

The quality of healthcare that you can expect as an expat in Slovakia will depend on whether you access the public system or take out private health insurance. Slovakia is a destination for healthcare tourism, including dental and cosmetic care, and the private sector is of a high standard.   more ...



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