It is vital that you have sufficient health care, travel and liability insurance during your stay abroad. Please check with your home university and/or insurance company whether you will be covered during your stay in Maastricht.
Health care insurance
The Dutch government requires each (temporary) resident, that will be you :), to have adequate health care insurance. Please check in the table below which type of health care insurance you need.
|Are you a citizen of||You need|
|Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland||European Health Insurance Card|
|Australia, Canada, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, South Korea, United States of America, Vatican City State, or any other country||Private Health Care Insurance|
CES can assist you if necessary in obtaining health care, travel and liability insurance. The insurance company we recommend is IPS Lippmann. We recommend our students to sign up for IPS Primary insurance with additional winter and underwatersport cover.
Please note that you should apply for insurance before you leave your home country.
Overview of costs
The costs for IPS Insurance are reasonable. The minimum premium is the premium for 1 full month. All premium and costs include the insurance tax due. If you need assistance to apply for insurance, please contact your programme coordinator.