International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading international, inter-governmental organization in the field of migration. It acts in accordance with the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits both migrants and society. IOM has been active in Slovakia since 1996 where it continuously implements various projects and activities in the areas of migrant integration, assisted voluntary returns, counter trafficking, resettlement of migrants and coordination of the European Migration Network activities.
News & Events
- 30 January 2015
As of 16 February 2015 the Office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Bratislava has moved to a new address: Grösslingová 35, Bratislava (map). Other contacts (telephone and fax numbers, e-mails, websites, social network pages, etc.) of the IOM Office in Bratislava remain unchanged.
Notice of the change of operator of the National Helpline for Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings 0800 800 818
- 19 January 2015
The National Helpline for Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings was operated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Slovakia from 1 July 2008 to 15 December 2014. Since 15 December 2014, the National Helpline for Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings 0800 800 818 is operated by Dotyk – Slovak Crisis Centre.
If needed, IOM continues to provide preventive information that helps people protect themselves against trafficking in human beings – call 0915 951 274.
- 09 January 2015
Switzerland - IOM appeals today for calm in the wake of the murders of 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris and notes with alarm growing reports of violence against migrants and their places of worship.
The new Course of Slovak Language for foreigners – we will start on 13 January in Bratislava and Košice
- 10 December 2014
Are you a non-EU citizen, living in Slovakia and do you want to learn Slovak? On Tuesday, 13 January 2015, courses of the Slovak language organized by the IOM Migration Information Centre (MIC) will start in Bratislava and Košice. The courses are free of charge, designed for beginners, pre-intermediate and intermediate. The classes are held at Grösslingová 4 in Bratislava and at Poštová 1 in Košice. Interested migrants may start the course at any time, each lesson is an individual unit.
- 25 November 2014
The new brochure Employment of Foreign Nationals in Slovakia (2014 edition) in the Slovak, English and Russian language provides important facts and practical advice on the terms and conditions of employment of foreign nationals in Slovakia. Furthermore, you can find here a list of important obligations , arising from the legal system of the Slovak Republic, that foreign nationals have to comply with when they want to get employed and also during their employment in Slovakia.