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Insurance

Arrange your health insurance: two webinars

Health insurance is mandatory when you live in the Netherlands, but how do you know which policy best suits your needs?

In July 2021, we offer two webinars on Dutch health insurance. In each session, we talk about the different health insurance policies that are available, how to choose, and how to take out a policy.

Register here and get a Zoom link to join.

1 July 2021, from 15:00-16:00 (CET): webinar for non-EU students
6 July 2021, from 15:00-16:00 (CET): webinar for EU/EER students

Below you will find the online information for students about insurances in the Netherlands.

Information for Dutch students

Please follow the link for information about insurance requirements for Dutch citizens.

Information for international students

How to arrange health insurance for your stay in the Netherlands? Please check before you come to the Netherlands whether your insurance will cover the complete period of your stay abroad, and what type of coverage it consists of.

Insurance is required

You are required by law to have appropriate health insurance for the duration of your stay in the Netherlands.

Liability insurance

You are advised to take out an appropriate general third-party insurance (liability insurance). For non-EEA/EU students requesting a residence permit through the UvA, liability insurance is mandatory.