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Health Insurance for EU/EEA Students

You can choose to have either private health insurance or coverage by the European Health Insurance Card.

European Health Insurance Card

The European Health Insurance Card entitles you to the same treatment as the citizens of the country where you are staying.

For further information

  • about how to obtain the card, check with the nearest health authority office in your home country.
  • about the European Health Insurance Card, check the European Commission's website.
  • The EHIC is not an alternative to travel insurance, and it does not cover private healthcare costs, return flights, etc. 

You must bring the European Health Insurance Card when you enter Norway

Private Health Insurance

If you decide to use private health insurance, make sure your insurance covers

  • Norway

  • the entire period of your stay

You must bring documentation of private health insurance covering the entire period of your stay when you enter Norway.