Insurance

All fore­ign stu­dents are obli­ged to have a valid heal­th insu­ran­ce and to pre­sent the con­fir­mati­on of the heal­th insu­ran­ce befo­re the regis­trati­on at the Study Department of the appro­pri­a­te faculty.

Students from EU countries

Foreign stu­dents from EU coun­tries will pre­sent the European Health Insurance Card. After the­ir arri­val they have to regis­ter at the heal­th insu­ran­ce com­pa­ny called Všeobecná zdra­vot­ní pojiš­ťov­na (Mírové náměs­tí 35/C, Ústí nad Labem, offi­ce hours Monday and Wednesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.).

Students from non-EU countries

Information about insu­ran­ce for non-EU citi­zens is avai­la­ble here.

Students from non-EU countries – exceptions

As result of being par­ties to the International Treaty on Cooperation in the Area of Health and Social Security, medi­cal tra­vel insu­ran­ce is not requi­red from citi­zens of:

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina,
  • Croatia,
  • Cuba,
  • Japan,
  • Macedonia,
  • Montenegro,
  • Turkey,
  • Serbia.

After the­ir arri­val they have to regis­ter at the heal­th insu­ran­ce com­pa­ny called Všeobecná zdra­vot­ní pojiš­ťov­na (Mírové náměs­tí 35/C, Ústí nad Labem, offi­ce hours Monday and Wednesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.).

The same excep­ti­on applies to par­ti­ci­pants of the Erasmus Mundus pro­gram, Fulbright scho­lar­ship pro­gram, European Voluntary Service of the EC Youth in Action pro­gra­m­me, as well as hol­ders of the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) issu­ed by ano­ther EU mem­ber sta­te. Foreign nati­o­nals who wish to use these advan­tages should follow the instructi­ons pub­lished here.