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Other social benefits for students [page]

The Finnish Social Security and it’s benefits are based on residency and it is defined by the Act respecting Residence-Based Social Security. Usually international students are not eligible for the Finnish Social Security system, as their residency in Finland is not considered permanent in nature. If you have a permanent dwelling and domicile in Finland […]

Safety and security [page]

The crime rate is low in Finland in comparison to most other European countries. Visitors have little need to fear for their personal safety or their property. Nevertheless, reasonable caution with personal belongings is always recommended as a precaution. Incoming international students are reminded to take into consideration that although Finland is a safe, tolerant […]

Insurance cover for students [page]

Health insurance for incoming international students EU citizens All the citizens of the EU countries (opens in a new tab) and Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland should have the European Health Insurance Card (opens in a new tab) when they arrive in Finland. This card gives access to medically necessary public health care during a temporary stay […]

YTHS – Student Health Care [page]

Four different health care sectors Finnish Student Health Service (for the Master’s and Bachelor’s degree students only) Public Health Care Private Health Care Occupational Health Care Finnish student health service, fshs Offers preventive health care, medical care, mental health care and dental care (NOT emergency health care). Available for the students in Bachelor’s and Master’s […]

FAQ: Frequently asked questions on student exchange [page]

Why is student exchange a good idea? Studying abroad often gives a new and broader perspective to your own field of study and offers the chance to take courses not provided by your home university. The exchange period will improve your language and intercultural communication skills. You will make new friends, gain experiences and confidence, […]