<aside> 📢 Make your life at Ghent University as adventurous as possible, but live it the safe! Make sure that you have the obligatory minimum health insurance and consider other coverage as well.


List of health funds in Ghent and other cities

Health insurance

The UGent website has more and detailed information on health insurances for international students. ****

Helan (used to be Partena) is one of the Belgian health care funds. They gave us this handy overview with information and how-to’s concerning your health insurance:

Helan_Health insurance 2022.pdf

How to sign up with Helan: the QR code on the flyer of Helan directs you to the sign-up form.


Other insurances

The following insurances are stronlgy recommended

Insurance by Ghent University

Once you are officially registered/enrolled as a student at Ghent University as a student, you are automatically insured, within the policy conditions,