Insurance

Insurance policies for UdG students

The University of Girona has three types of insurance policies for students:

  • School insurance. Compulsory for students of official study programmes who are less than 28 years old. It can be taken out by Spanish nationals, foreign residents and Europeans. It does not cover the students undertaking University of Girona-specific study programmes. It costs €1.12 per year.
  • Accident insurance. Compulsory for students undertaking official study programmes who are more than 28 years old, non-resident foreign students and students undertaking University of Girona-specific study programmes. It costs €9.50 per year.
  • Mobility insurance. Covers students who participate in mobility and internship programmes abroad, whether (incoming) or (outgoing). It is compulsory for the latter. The cost depends on the country of destination.

School insurance

School insurance is compulsory for students of official study programmes who are less than 28 years old. It covers school accidents, family misfortune or illness.

REQUIREMENTS  Students who are less than 28 years old can take it out by paying the necessary fee during enrolment. This option is open to: Spanish nationals studying in Spain, students from Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area, and all foreign students who are undertaking studies in Spain.
APPLICATION School insurance is automatically taken out during enrolment.
FORMS School insurance application form
COST €1.12 per year.
FEATURES

Coverage and benefits of school insurance  (Social Security website)

What to do in the event of a school accident 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

School insurance is only valid within the Spanish territory. When travelling abroad, students must have a European Health Insurance Card (healthcare in countries of the European Community) or the E-AND-4 if going to Andorra. These documents are issued by the National Institute of Social Security at their Information and Assistance Centres. The student must show one of his or her parent’s medical insurance cards in which he or her appears as a health insurance beneficiary. If this requirement is not met, the student can obtain a European Health Insurance Card with the enrolment receipt and a document accrediting the official study programme that he or she will undertake abroad.

CONTACT

Academic secretary’s offices of the teaching institutions

Toll-free Social Security number: 901 16 65 65

Conditions valid from the 1/7/2016

Accident insurance

Compulsory for students of official study programmes who are more than 28 years old, non-resident foreign students and students undertaking University of Girona-specific study programmes. The rest of students can take it out voluntarily.

REQUIREMENTS  The beneficiaries are the students who pay the necessary fee during enrolment.
APPLICATION Students for whom it is compulsory automatically take out accident insurance during enrolment. The students who voluntarily want to take it out must expressly indicate this during enrolment.
COST €9.50 per year.
FEATURES

Coverage and benefits of accident insurance

Access to Catalan healthcare centres in the event of an accident 

CONTACT

Academic secretary’s offices of the teaching institutions

Contact telephone number in the event of an accident: 91 581 14 00

Conditions valid from the 1/7/2016

Mobility insurance

1. University of Girona students who participate in international mobility programs (outgoing)

University of Girona students who participate in international mobility and exchange programmes must take out the mobility policy negotiated by the university. This policy includes health and travel assistance insurance.

REQUIREMENTS To take out mobility insurance, the student must be enrolled (excluding students who are doing an internship at a company). The student must complete the online enrolment and make the necessary payment.
APPLICATION

1. Carefully read the coverage and benefits of the policy.

2. Fill out the application form , which indicates the payment amount and bank account details.

3. Send the form to udg@willis.com, attaching the payment receipt.

4. Within 5 days, the student will receive an email with the certificate of insurance from the insurance company.

5. During his or her stay, the student must always carry the certificate of insurance. It is recommended that the student leave a copy of the certificate of insurance with a contact person in the country of origin. It is necessary to have the contact telephone number of the insurance company.

 FORMS

Proof of mobility insurance policy   

COST

Single price depending on the destination and regardless of the duration on the journey. Valid for up to one year:

All countries except USA: 73 euros

USA: 90 euros

FEATURES Coverage and benefits of mobility insurance
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The student cannot take out mobility insurance for a period of more than one year for the same study or mobility programme.

This policy does not cover the student’s family members who are also enrolled. In this case, it is recommended that the family members take out insurance in the country of origin.

If the student requires medical assistance, he or she must get in contact with the insurance company. Normally, the student pays for the visit and then requests a reimbursement from the company.

The student must take into account that the travel assistance policy covers the round trip and health insurance during his or her stay, however, it does not cover any other trips.

CONTACT

Willis, Insurance Broker
Tel. 93 415 62 67
A/e udg@willis.com

2. Foreign students who attend the University of Girona as part of the mobility programme (incoming)

Foreign students who attend the University of Girona as part of the international mobility and exchange programmes must take out a health and travel assistance insurance policy. Students who can accredit having a European Health Insurance Card are not subject to this requirement.

REQUIREMENTS

To take out mobility insurance, the student must be enrolled. The student must complete the online enrolment and make the necessary payment.

International students who are studying a master’s degree or visiting students can also take out this policy.

APPLICATION

 Option A: Take out the mobility policy negotiated by University of Girona

1. Carefully read the coverage and benefits of the policy.

2. Fill out the application form , which indicates the payment amount and bank account details.

3. Send the form to udg@willis.com, attaching the payment receipt.

4. Within 5 days, the student will receive an email with the certificate of insurance from the insurance company.

5. During his or her stay, the student must always carry the certificate of insurance. It is recommended that the student leave a copy of the certificate of insurance with a contact person in the country of origin. It is necessary to have the contact telephone number of the insurance company.

Option B: Independently take out a policy with an insurance company

1. Bring the disclaimer  to the relevant academic secretary's office. 

2. Take out the policy if the student has not already done so.

3. If the University of Girona has requested it, bring a photocopy or send a scanned copy of the certificate of insurance.

At the very latest, the student must take out insurance 15 days after arrival.

 FORMS

Proof of mobility insurance policy  (option A)

Release of liability form in the case that mobility insurance has not been taken out  (option B) 

COST Single price regardless of the duration on the journey. Valid for up to one year: 269 euros
FEATURES

Coverage and benefits of mobility insurance

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The student cannot take out mobility insurance for a period of more than one year for the same study or mobility programme.

This policy does not cover the student’s family members who are also enrolled. In this case, it is recommended that the family members take out insurance in the country of origin.

If the student requires medical assistance, he or she must get in contact with the insurance company. Normally, the student pays for the visit and then requests a reimbursement from the company.

The student must take into account that the travel assistance policy covers the round trip and health insurance during his or her stay, however, it does not cover any other trips.

If the student can take out insurance in his or her country of origin, he and she will be covered for the round trip.

It is important to understand that this policy is a travel insurance policy, NOT a health insurance policy. Therefore, it cannot take the place of health insurance for renewing the Foreign Identification Number (NIE) or visas while the student is attending the University of Girona.

CONTACT

Willis, Insurance Broker
Tel. 93 415 62 67
A/e udg@willis.com

Last update: 17/10/2017