International students are required to arrange for their medical insurance coverage before arriving in the Czech Republic. European Union students (Erasmus+) should ask their home insurance company to provide them with the “blue” European Card of Health Insurance (EHIC). 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.
NON-EU students has to prepare their Comprehensive Medical Insurance before arrival. We recommend you to apply for medical insurance with Pojišťovna VZP, a.s. (https://cizinci.pvzp.cz/Controllers/FormSteps/_WebHiffPvzpEn_Step1.php?pid=24288108)
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.