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National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic

A new call for applications is open for study, research, teaching and artistic stays during the academic year 2018/19.
The programme supports PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists to attend Slovak universities or research organisations and also offers the possibility of a travel allowance.
Full details are available at
The deadline for applications for the summer semester 2019 is 31 October 2018.


In December 2017 the European Council agreed that negotiations on the UK’s exit from the European Union can move on to the next stage, having reached agreement on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK.

The Home Office has produced this leaflet setting out the key information for EU citizens in the UK, which we hope you will find useful.

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