Health Insurance for International Students in Finland

shutterstock_120536494There are a number of great schools within Finland that draw students in each year to complete their studies. Some of the most popular schools in Finland include Aalto University, University of Helsinki, University of Turku, Tampere University of Technology and the University of Oulu. If you will be studying within Finland, whether at one of the universities listed or another, you will need to have international health insurance that will meet the Finnish Government requirements. The amount of insurance coverage that you need will be dependent upon the length of time that you are studying in Finland. Below is a breakdown of health insurance for international students in Finland.

Students in Finland for less than two years

  • A deductible of €300 or less
  • Coverage of at least €100,000

Students in Finland for more than two years:

  • A deductible of €300 or less
  • Coverage of at least €30,000

Three plans that international students in Finland purchase to meet the government requirements include:

The Atlas Travel Plan– With this plan you can choose your deductible and coverage amount, this gives you the ability to pick coverage that will match the needed government requirements and your budget. This is the most popular choice for students who will be studying in Finland since students can have the plan for up to three years outside the US.

The Student Secure Plan– You have three comprehensive levels of coverage to choose from with this plan, each one will meet and go beyond the Finnish government requirements. Benefits include maternity, mental health, repatriation of remains, emergency medical evacuation and hospitalization.

Europe Travel– If you are on a tight budget and prefer a Euro priced plan then the Europe Travel may be the best option for you. This plan also has three options for student to choose from- no matter which one you pick they will each meet your mandatory requirements of health insurance for international students in Finland.

If you would like more information on health insurance for international students in Finland contact one of our licensed agents today.

*Finland map and words photo courtesy of Shutterstock

Posted by Bryanna Davis

Bryanna joined International Student Insurance in 2011 after returning to the United States from teaching English in China. Her interest in international education, sparked initially by her own study abroad experience in Wales, led her to the company. Bryanna is originally from Missouri and is a graduate from the University of Central Missouri.

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