International students are required to arrange for their medical insurance coverage before arriving in the Czech Republic. European Union students (Erasmus Programme) should ask their home insurance company to provide them with the “blue” European Card of Health Insurance. For more information visit www.cmu.cz/en (information about health care during a stay in the Czech Republic) and www.vzp.cz or call: 844 117 777
In most cases, students will be charged for medical services and be reimbursed by their insurance company after their return. Costs for medical check-ups and for most common prescriptions will not be usually more than several hundred Kč.
It is recommended to bring along your immunization history. If you are on a medication, remember to bring it with you or at least a formulization of your medicament in order to find the right one here.