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International student health insurance Greece

For foreign students studying in Greece
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International student health insurance Greece

Which student health insurance is required for Greece student visa?


Health insurance in Greece is mandatory during the whole duration of studies.

Non EU/EEA nationals (third country nationals)

Non EU/EEA are strongly advised to apply their international student health and assistance insurance before arrival to Greece.

An international health and assistance insurance provide the following benefits :

1. Valid for obtaining the travel visa to Greece

2. Cover emergency medical costs in Greece and worldwide (excluding USA/Canada)

3. Cover all assistance benefits necessary during studies in Greece :

  • Emergency medical benefits (sickness and accident)

  • Repatriation to your home country

  • Ambulance by air, sea and ground

  • Search and rescue

  • Accidental death and disability benefits

  • Third party liability insurance

EU/EEA/CH Nationals

Students coming from EU/EEA/CH could request the EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) from their home country insurance provider.  Thanks to the EHIC, the students could benefits from the public health services in Greece.

Attention : The EHIC is not an alternative to travel insurance. It does not cover any travel protection, search and rescue, repatriation to the home country, emergency dental treatments, assistance…

A private insurance is highly recommended in Hungary also for EU/EEA/CH nationals during the entire stay in Greece.