News & Events

SpaceX Mission Marks New Era in Space Exploration

May 30th, 2020 — A new era of human spaceflight has begun, as this is the first time in human history NASA Astronauts have entered the ISS from a commercially-made spacecraft. Congratulations to all NASA and SpaceX experts, scientists and astronauts Robert Behnken and Doug Hurley, on the successful launch of the Dragon Crew Launch America ...
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U.S. Ambassador Meets with Slovak Deputy Prime Minister

May 20th, 2020, BRATISLAVA — The U.S. Ambassador to Slovakia, Bridget Brink, met yesterday with the Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia, Veronika Remišová. Reflecting on the meeting with the Deputy PM, the Ambassador stated; “Important conversation today with Deputy PM. We agreed that and need to work together to fight corruption, protect our cyber infrastructure, ...
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Spend Time Online Exploring these Free and Fun Educational Resources

Tips For Spending Time Online: Museums, National Parks, University Lectures and Experiments for Children During a pandemic, American cultural institutions, educational programs, and even private companies make their content available online for free. The US Embassy in Slovakia is also participating, supporting the idea of spending time at home effectively through various courses, lectures, opera ...
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International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

May 17th, 2020, BRATISLAVA — Today marks the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia. We proudly stand behind our LGBTI friends, family, colleagues and neighbours. The rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people are human rights – all people deserve equal dignity and the right to live a life free of fear, ...
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U.S. Ambassador Commemorates Victory in Europe Day

May 8th, 2020, BRATISLAVA –  U.S. Ambassador to Slovakia, Bridget Brink and the Embassy Defense Attache, Lieutenant Colonel Jakub Andrews, paid tribute to Allied troops with a 9​ am candle lighting at Bratislava’s SNP Square to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe. “Seventy-five years after Victory in Europe, we are grateful to all Allied soldiers, sailors, pilots and citizens ...
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Ambassador Meets With Roman Mikulec

April 29th, 2020 — U.S. Ambassador Bridget Brink met with Roman Mikulec, the new Slovak Minister of Interior (Ordinary People Party). The Ambassador was happy to talk politics, stating that it was “Great to meet Minister of Interior Roman Mikulec and talk about how we can work together to fight COVID-19 and corruption. Thank you police ...
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Slovakia Becomes Member of GLOBE, the Prestigious International Scientific and Educational Program

Bratislava, April 22nd, 2020 – Slovakia has officially become a member of GLOBE, the prestigious international scientific and educational program led by NASA. The U.S. Embassy to the Slovak Republic is pleased to highlight the cooperation between the Ministry of the Environment of the Slovak Republic and NASA on the 50th anniversary of International Earth ...
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Health Alert: Tentative Easing of Quarantine Regulations Announced

Bratislava, Slovakia; April 21, 2020 On Monday, April 20, 2020, Slovak officials announced a four phase plan to ease quarantine regulations related to COVID-19.  Officials announced that progression through the phases will depend on the average daily number of newly diagnosed COVID-19 cases and that special restrictions may be enacted as needed to maintain proper ...
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COVID-19 Information

Slovak Response to COVID-19, Travel Restrictions to The United States of America, and Consular Services at Embassy Bratislava  (Updated June 2nd, 2020)  Updates  As of May 27, Citizens and residents of Slovakia are now able to travel to Czech Republic for up to 48 hours without recent COVID-19 tests.  Upon leaving Slovakia all travelers must fill out  this form  to record the time of departure. The same ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bratislava, Slovakia, COVID-19 Status Update

May 29, 2020  Location:  Slovakia    Current situation in the country:  Though the situation in Slovakia as improved the Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that the State Department keeps its  global level four health advisory  in place.  We strongly recommend that you avoid unnecessary travel and take all sanitary precautions necessary to protect yourself and those around you.  Flight Availability: U.S. Citizens that wish to return to U.S. can do so through the Vienna and ...
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