Tuition Fee-Paying Students -"FAS" Insurance from Kammarkollegiet
This supplementary insurance applies only to tuition-fee-paying students and is valid for as long the student is studying at Jönköping University. Please note that the FAS insurance only covers emergency medical and dental care. Be sure to read the FAS Terms and Conditions External link, opens in new window. to learn what is covered.
You may want to take out an additional health insurance before leaving from your home country. This especially applies to students who are traveling with pre-existing medical conditions or have ongoing medical treatment. If you are in need of medication for an ongoing treatment of a physical or mental illness, make sure, if possible, to bring medication from your home country that will last for the duration of your stay in Sweden. You also need a verification from your doctor that you need to bring these medications into Sweden.
The FAS insurance will not cover vaccinations and follow-up assessments of chronic diseases. Furthermore, the insurance will not cover prescription of ongoing treatments.
If you need to seek emergency medical and dental care you will need to pay for the treatment yourself and later fill out a claim form to be reimbursed by Kammarkollegiet.
The FAS Insurance is accepted by the Swedish Migration Agency as a comprehensive health insurance. Your Letter of Admission from Jönköping University contains the insurance policy information, and can be used as an insurance certificate when applying for the residence permit at the Migration Agency.
The insurance applies during the education period in accordance with the LADOK system which means that the student needs to be active and registered at a course in order to be covered by the insurance. The insurance includes:
- disability and death benefits
- medical and dental care
- home transport
- third party liability
- legal expenses
The insurance is valid in Sweden only, 24-hours a day, as well as two weeks before the start of study and two weeks after the end of study. It also applies during direct travel between the home country and Sweden.
For more information, refer to the full terms and conditions External link, opens in new window. of this insurance.