Insurance requirements for studying at Rome Business School

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Rome Business School is a managerial training and research institute of excellence based in Rome, Italy, but operating on an international scale.Its aim is to play a role in closing the gap between the academic world and the job market by providing managerial training courses suited to convey the knowledge necessary to kick off or develop professional careers or business activities.

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Insurance information for Italy

If you are going to study and live in Italy, you want to be fully prepared before starting your adventure. Among other things, you want to make sure your insurance covers everything you need, without paying too much

EU Citizens

Being a EU citizen, you are entitled through your local health authority to obtain the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), which facilitates access to emergency and medical treatment that may become necessary during a temporary stay (less than 3 months) in another EU country.

You can directly access the Italian National Health Service (SSN) without paying any subscription.

For a period longer than 3 months, the registration with the Italian National Health Service (SSN) is requested. For a complete health coverage you should obtain the S1 form (see below). Application must be submitted at the Local Health Authorities (Azienda Sanitaria Locale – ASL) according to the area of residence. There are no fees and the Italian Health Insurance Card (Tessera Sanitaria) will be issued immediately and free of charge by the ASL.

Non-EU Citizens

Please note that for non-EU students it is compulsory to hold a health insurance (or a health insurance payment receipt) in order to apply for the residence permit. The residence permit will have the same validity in time of the health insurance and viceversa (the residence permit has a maximum validity of 12 months).

It is important to understand that the EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) is not always enough and that local mandatory health insurance will probably not cover:

  • Additional medical costs
  • Repatriation
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

Via our partner Aon, you can easily discover details that apply to your specific situation. To get advice and insight in the costs of insurance, you can freely request an instant quote.

About Italy

Universities in Italy are very affordable compared to their counterparts in Western Europe, and the quality of education is undeniable. Italy has always been and remains a cradle of culture and education. In fact, the University of Bologna is the oldest university in Europe, having been opened in 1088.

Fashion and Architecture are the stand-out areas where Italian universities are second to none, but there are other English-taught degrees to choose from. In your spare time, you can enjoy the lovely Mediterranean climate, the sea breeze, and tasty food while exploring unique historic sites, such as the Colosseum or the Pantheon in Rome.

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