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Health Insurance

The Netherlands has a high standard of medical care. It is, however, very important to be properly insured. Medical costs can be very high, especially if they include a stay in a hospital. Students at institutes of higher education are not automatically insured against medical expenses abroad. You must arrange this yourself.

All international students in the Netherlands must have health insurance. What kind of health insurance applies to you depends on your country of origin, age, length of stay and if you have a job in the Netherlands as well as studying.

Before your departure to Groningen, you will need to check if your current health insurance also covers medical care in the Netherlands. Please remember that it is your own responsibility to be properly insured!

>> We strongly advise you to check out this information about health insurance.

Last modified:27 November 2019 10.16 a.m.