National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic

The Embassy of Slovakia in Israel wishes to share the information with the Israeli students and academic public about the possibility to apply for the following 3 scholarship programs:

1.     National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic for study, research, teaching and artistic stays during the academic year 2018/2019.

Scholarship application deadline is 30 April 2018 by 16:00 CET. Scholarship stays can be planned during the academic year 2018/2019. The applicants can find detailed information about the Programme and the application procedure at in English, Russian, French, Spanish and Slovak language.

Who is eligible?

- students studying at universities outside Slovakia in order to undertake a study stay (1 — 2 semesters) at a university in Slovakia during their higher education (if the applicant has completed at least 3 years of his/her higher education on the day of the beginning of his/her study stay in Slovakia)

- PhD students studying at universities/research organisations outside Slovakia in order to undertake a study, research or artistic stay (1 — 10 months) at a university or in a research institution eligible to carry out a doctoral study programme, in Slovakia during their doctoral studies

- university teachers, researchers or artists working at universities/research institutions outside Slovakia in order to undertake a teaching, research or artistic stay (1 — 10 months) at a university or in other eligible research institution in Slovakia


What is covered?

Scholarships cover living costs to:

- university student 350 €/month

- PhD student 580 €/month

- university teacher, researcher or artist:

• without PhD degree and less than 4 years of work experience 580 €/month

• with PhD degree and less than 10 years of work experience 850 €/month

• with PhD degree and more than 10 years of work experience 1,000 €/month


The amount of the scholarship shall cover scholarship holder‘s average living costs during his/her stay in Slovakia. Travel allowance is provided to students and PhD students.


2.     A Scholarship based on the bilateral agreement between Slovakia and Israel

The new deadline for applications is 10 March 2018. The scholarship is designed for study stays of students (bachelor/master level) and/or or research stays of PhD students. 

The scholarship cannot be awarded for a complete course of study leading to a degree.
The length of scholarship ranges from 3 to 10 months. Application from can be downloaded at . Applications should be submitted to the Embassy of Slovakia in Tel Aviv, POB 6459, Jabotinsky 37, Tel Aviv. Any questions regarding scholarship can be addressed to or +972 544 556639. Required documents:

  • application from filled
  • structured CV
  • motivation letter
  • detailed study, teaching or research programme proposal
  • invitation letter or letter of acceptance from the host institution (if applicable)
  • recommendation(s)
  • Photo in size 3,5 cm x 4 cm


Who is eligible?

Israeli citizen, student (Bachelor/Master level) or PhD student.


What is covered?

- stipends as following: 280 EUR/moth for Bc./MA students, 330 EUR/month for PhD students, 550 EUR for university teachers or researchers. Stipend can by used for 10 months during the academic year at a Slovak university or research institution, starting from 15 September 2018 until 30 August 2019.


3.     Summer School of Slovak Language Scholarship

Scholarship for 1 Israeli citizen is available for the Summer School of Slovak Language and Culture Studia Academica Slovaca that will take place on 5th - 25th August, 2018 in Bratislava. Information is available on the website Application form will be available on the website by the end of February 2018.

Who is eligible?

Students of Slovak or Slavic Studies abroad, Central European history and culture, cultural workers, managers, language teachers, translators and all those interested in studying Slovak language and culture. The aim of the course is to improve command of Slovak language on various levels.


What is covered?

- tuition fees

- accomodation in double or triple rooms

- common activities