Insurance requirements for studying at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

This page has information from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Spain combined. This might have resulted in repetitive info. Please read carefully and in case of questions please contact Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

The mission of Carlos III University of Madrid is to contribute to the improvement of society through teaching of the highest quality and cutting-edge research in line with stringent international guidelines. The University aspires to excellence in all its activities, with the aim of becoming one of the top universities in Europe.

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Insurance information for Spain

If you are going to study and live in Spain, 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.

Students that are EU citizens should be in possession of a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) when going to Spain. This is a free card that gives you access to medically necessary, state-provided healthcare during a temporary stay in any of the 27 EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland or the United Kingdom under the same conditions and at the same cost (free in some countries) as people insured in that country. Your EHIC can be issued by your national health insurance provider.

Students without a European Health Insurance Card, should be covered by private health insurance for the entire planned period of stay in Spain.

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 Spain

Spain attracts thousands of international students every year with its friendly and laid-back lifestyle. The weather is also excellent, allowing you to enjoy the warmth of the sun and relaxing beaches when you’re not in class.

Higher education institutions charge relatively low tuition fees and go head-to-head with other big-name institutions worldwide. Spanish universities are well known for their offer of prestigious Business studies. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn Spanish, which is a great asset on any CV, especially if you want to start a career in Spain or at a multinational company.

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