New in Switzerland


Would you like to study in  Switzerland ? Switzerland has one of the best healthcare systems in the world based on solidarity, and you as a resident of Switzerland can benefit from it. Here you will find some information you need to know to be properly insured in this Swiss country.

Term of three months

You must take out your health insurance within three months of your arrival in Switzerland. The competent cantonal authorities supervise compliance with the insurance obligation, which in most cases requires a copy of the policy or a copy of the insurance card.

Health insurance - costs and benefits?

As an insured, you have to pay a monthly premium for health insurance. The cost of premiums is not the same for everyone, it depends on the health insurance company, the place of residence and the age of the insured. 

What is the deductible?

The deductible is the annual amount with which you have to contribute to the costs of medical services, Once this amount is reached, the health insurance company provides its benefits. You can choose a higher deductible and pay lower premiums.