What insurance cover do I have through SLU? Is there anything in particular I need to consider when travelling abroad? If I have been in a car accident, what applies then? What do I do if I want to claim compensation? Here you will find information about the accident insurance SLU has arranged for students and doctoral students.
During study hours, all students and doctoral students are covered by the personal injury insurance for students via Kammarkollegiet, the Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency. If you travel abroad as part of a course or independent project you must take out additional insurance.
If you are a foreign student or doctoral student, exchange student or fee-paying student, SLU has arranged various supplementary insurance policies. You are covered by different insurance policies, depending on the category of student you belong to: exchange student or foreign student who is not an exchange student.
If you are a Swedish citizen travelling to another EU/EEA country or Switzerland, you need to get a European health insurance card, called an "EU-kort" in Swedish, or EHIC.
If you are a citizen of another EU/EEA country or Switzerland travelling to Sweden, you need to get a European health insurance card from your home country.
If a vehicle that is required to be covered by motor vehicle insurance is involved when you are injured, it is the vehicle’s insurance that will pay you compensation for your injuries. Find out more information about what applies in the event of a traffic accident.
In order to receive financial compensation for your injuries, you must submit an injury report.