Private insurance for SH and SYCP scholarship holders
If you are a scholarship holder within the framework of Stipendium Hungaricum or Scholarship Programme for Young Christian People, you are eligible for a supplementary private heath insurance, providing you health care services in English. (Please do not forget that you are also entitled to have a social security card). The costs of the insurance are covered by the scholarship programmes.
The health insurance card is valid only together with your passport; therefore, it is particularly important that you carry both the Health Insurance Card and your passport at all times.
Basic information about the health insurance:
„Foreign Visiting Students (Group Sickness Insurance)”
UNIQA Biztosító Zrt. (H- 1134 Budapest, Róbert Károly krt. 70–74.)
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.
The insurance company shall pay a maximum of two 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 100,000 may be paid to cover the costs of medicine or bandage (upon doctor’s prescription),
and maximum HUF 100,000 may be paid to cover the costs of medical device (upon doctor’s prescripction).
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: +36 1 461 15 26
With this health insurance you can make a phone call every day of the year, 24 hours, and can discuss their medical problem with a practicing doctor:
- on the availability of medical services, pharmacies, medical institutions
- about health and disease,
- on healthy nutrition,
- about healthy lifestyle and prevention,
- on diagnosis and treatment requests,
- on medicines, their effects, side effects, applicability, interactions and substitutability,
- time coordination.
In case of a medical problem:
- calling +36 1 461 1526
- identifying yourself (name, birth date, education ID)
- brief description of your medical problem
- telephone consultation with a doctor
- getting the doctor’s name, address and the date and time of your appointment
- 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.
Terms and Conditions (in English)
Product information on the insurance (in English)
Privacy Notice (in English)
Declaration of accession (in English)