National Institute of Education and Youth (NIVaM)

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Languages spoken: English, Slovensky, Українська


We provide support to children, teachers and professional teaching staff (teachers, teaching assistants, school psychologists, social pedagogues) from Ukraine in their integration into the Slovak educational system in cooperation with the UNICEF organization.

We also provide support to schools in Slovakia. Moreover, we coordinate aid with local governments, state institutions and non-profit organizations through our regional NIVaM workplaces.

  • We assist in placing Ukrainian children in schools.
  • We provide methodological support and advice to schools in regions.
  • We ensure the professional development of teachers in the area of integration of Ukrainian children and students.
  • We offer psychological support and interpretation.
  • We organize Slovak language courses for Ukrainian teachers.
  • We assist teachers and professional teaching staff from Ukraine with the recognition of educational documents/nostrification in Slovakia.

Educational activities

  • Methodological guideline
  • Practical tips for activities in schools
  • Expert topics on the integration of children of foreigners


  • The services are not available on public holidays.
  • The services are for people in need.
  • The services are also provided by female staff.
  • We recommend you make an appointment in advance by phone or e-mail.
  • The entrance is barrier-free.
  • The services are free of charge.

Opening hours

Monday: 9:00 – 17:00
Tuesday: 9:00 – 17:00
Wednesday: 9:00 – 17:00
Thursday: 9:00 – 17:00
Friday: 9:00 – 17:00


NIVaM – Ševčenkova 11, Bratislava Show on the map

Regional coordinators

Banská Bystrica Region

Bratislava Region

Košice Region

Nitra Region

Prešov Region

Trenčín Region

Trnava Region

Žilina Region


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