Insurance Information

If you live in the Netherlands, you are obliged by law to have health insurance. The third party liability insurance cover is strongly recommended, as well as the repatriation insurance cover. Fontys University of Applied Science cannot be held liable if a student/trainee does not have (sufficient) insurance cover. Every student enrolled at Fontys is expected to have fulfilled his/her insurance obligations.

Information for EU students and non EEA students who don’t need a residence permit.

If you do not require a residence permit, you are free to select any student insurance company.

Fontys recommends the international student-minded insurance company InsureToStudy.
As a Fontys student you will get a discount!

Populair is the Master Plan which covers healthcare (existing conditions are not covered), extraordinary costs, repatriation, liability, accidents, legal aid and baggage & household goods. The Master Plan+, covers the same as the master plan but also covers the existing health conditions. If you use this link you will be forwarded to an application portal. If you fill in the institution code "FONTYSITS" you will automatically receive the Fontys discount. Note you have to use your email address.

If you only have a EHIC card, you are not sufficiently insured. EHIC card is only valid for a short period and provides limited cover.

Information for Non EU students

If you require an entry visa and/or residence permit, insurance will form a part of the immigration procedure, which Fontys will arrange on your behalf. Fontys offers a low cost, tailor made insurance called InsureToStudy. As a Fontys student you will get a discount! Price of the cover Master Plan+ is 1,79 euro per day, 54,40 euro per month including Fontys discount. This insurance is a package which covers healthcare including existing conditions for instance asthma, diabetes, eczema, migraines, but also disadvantages have continued from previous operations, extraordinary costs, repatriation, liability, accidents, legal aid and baggage & household goods. Fontys will apply this insurance on your behalf. InsureToStudy will contact you about the payment of the premium.

During your stay in the Netherlands you are obliged to be insured. You are free tough to extend this insurance (InsureToStudy) or to change the insurance company after the first year.