Private insurance for scholarship holders (SH,DFP,SCYP)

Private insurance for scholarship holders

Private insurance for scholarship holders
Please note, that this insurance is only for the period until you receive your social security card. We kindly ask you to start the request of the social security card as soon as possible after your arrival. 
How can you get your social security card? Please click here to find it out.

If you are a scholarship holder within the framework of Stipendium Hungaricum, SCYP or DFP you are eligible for a supplementary private health insurance, providing you health care services in English until you receive your social security card (TAJ card). (Please do not forget that you are also entitled to have a social security card (TAJ card)). The costs of the insurance are covered by the scholarship programmes.

The private health insurance is available for the spring semester


You can purchase a fee-for-service health insurance in person at the Quaestura Office of Student Services.

You do not need to make an appointment in advance, you can visit Quaestura Office any time in the office hours.


Insurance company:
UNION Vienna Insurance Group Biztosító Zrt.

within the territory of Hungary

Period of insurance:
In the autumn semester: from September 1 of a given year to January 31 of the following year;
In the spring semester: from February 1 to August 31 of a given year.

HUF 1,000,000 / semester
The insurance company shall pay a maximum of one million HUF to cover the costs of medical and health services received by the insured in medical necessity during the insurance period/policy term specified on the insured’s statement:
of which maximum

- HUF 50,000 may be paid to cover the costs of medicines,
- HUF 50,000 to cover medical equipments and bandages (upon doctor’s prescription),
- HUF 200,000 to cover dental and oral treatments requiring immediate care
- HUF 100,000 to cover psychiatric inpatient and outpatient care

How to apply for medical and health care services:
You are kindly advised to request medical treatment as soon as you notice symptoms and not to wait until your condition significantly deteriorates. If you feel that your condition requires the attention of a medical professional, please schedule an appointment as soon as possible.

In an emergency, please call the emergency services numbers, 112 or 104 (Hungary).

In other cases always call the designated service provider.

Designated service provider:
Teladoc Hungary Kft

Medical call centre day and night:  
for Students studying in Budapest or Szombathely: +36 1 461 1572

In case of a medical problem:

first step:

  • calling +36 1 461 1572
  • identifying yourself (name, birth date, passport number, education ID)
  • brief description of your medical problem
  • telephone consultation for your medical care
  • getting the doctor’s name, address and the date and time of your appointment

second step:

  • on-site appearance at the doctor
  • identifying yourself with your residence permit or passport (student ID is not acceptable)


It is important that you clearly understand what events are covered under the insurance you wish to take out.
Before taking out the insurance policy, please read carefully the documents below which are integral parts of the insurance policy.
Please be advised that as set forth in the policy conditions and in the Product Information, there are cases which are not covered under this insurance, or where the benefit payment is limited, or where the Insurance Company may be relieved from benefit payment.


Customer Information

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