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Health Insurance

All foreign students coming to study in Slovakia are legally obliged to have a health insurance valid for the territory of Slovak Republic and for the whole period of their stay.

1. Students from EU countries

EU/EEA and Swiss citizens are entitled to health care under the same conditions as the Slovak citizens. They have to present European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) to the health care provider. The necessary treatment will be covered by Slovak Health insurance company according to tariffs for Slovak citizens, provided that the health care provider has a valid contract with at least one health insurance company. The European Health Insurance Card cannot be used for private sector health care providers. For more information about EHIC click http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=559&langId=en.

 

2. Students from Non EU countries

Students from Non EU counties who have not contracted health insurance before leaving their country are required to obtain health insurance in Slovakia. Confirmation of health insurance valid for the territory of Slovak Republic and for the whole period of your stay is to be submitted to the Foreigner´s Police Office within 30 days upon their arrival to Slovakia or upon granting the Temporary Residence Permit. The approximate costs per month is 50 EUR.
The Health insurance for foreigners generally covers cost of health care and/or urgent health care provided to foreigners on the territory of Slovak Republic such as:

  • ambulatory health care
  • general practitioner for children, youth and adults
  • gynecologist
  • other specialists
  • hospital health care
  • doctor’s first aid and emergency health treatment
  • covering costs of prescription drugs and medical aids
  • special care of expectant mothers and newborn children
  • urgent dental care
  • preventive health checks and rehabilitation programs (to the same extent as Slovak citizens covered by public health care insura

up to approx. 33 000 EUR, in case of Pregnancy insurance up to approx. 16 500 EUR.

 

Emeregency Medical Service

Outside regular working hours of GP`s and specialists (during the night and weekends) necessary health care is provided by the Emergency medical service located in Roosvelt Hospital (near the dormitory)

Working hours:

16:00 - 7:00 on weekdays

24 hours on weekends

 

EMERGENCY

In case of accidents, emergencies and other serious health problems call 112 or 155.

Explain shortly your problem and tell exact address where you ar

 

Medical Care

There are state and private health care providers in Slovakia.

University General Practitioner

 MUDr. Helena Draková

Tajovského 40 (near Student hostel)

tel.: +421 48 413 79 15, mobile phone:+421905240976

drakova@mail.t-com.sk

 Monday

7:30-12:00

13:30-15:00

 Tuesday

7:30-12:00

13:30-15:30

 Wednesday

- - -

12:00-19:00

 Thursday

7:30-12:00

13:30-15:00

 Friday

7:30-12:00

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University Dentist

 MUDr. Jozef Hudec

Tajovského 40 (near Student Dormitory)

 tel.: +421 48 413 78 82 

 

 Monday

8:00-12:00

13:30-14:30

 Tuesday

8:00-12:00

13:30-14:30

 Wednesday

- - -

12:00-17:00

 Thursday

8:00-12:00

13:30-14:30

 Friday

8:00-12:00

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Responsible: Vice-dean for Development | Last updated: 16. 10. 2017 | Updated by: Prašovská Jana