Insurance

Each incoming student must arrange comprehensive medical, accident, personal liability and possessions insurance valid for Czechia, before they leave home. The Faculty of Public Policies is not responsible for costs stemming from missing or insufficient insurance. 

EU citizens

EU citizens (as well as citizens of Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland) - have a European Health Insurance Card, and are entitled to use it for urgent health care free of charge. It is highly recommended to have a supplementary travel health insurance (conclude a contract in your home country before arrival to Opava).

Non-EU citizens

Non-EU citizens, staying in Czechia longer than 3 months, must contract an insurance with an insurance company, which is licensed to operate the insurance in the territory of Czechia according to a special legal regulation.

Covid-19: In accordance with the Ministry of Health Protective Measure, non-EU students arriving in Czechia after July 1, 2020 are obliged to arrange a sufficient health insurance covering medical care related to Covid-19 disease prior to their arrival.

Health Care

Important health centres in Opava:

State Silesian Hospital in Opava
Olomoucká 86
746 01 Opava
Czech Republic
Phone: +420 553 766 111

Health Emergency Service State Silesian Hospital in Opava - pavilion A
Olomoucká 86
746 01 Opava
Czech Republic
Phone: +420 553 777 777

Emergency Dental Surgery State Silesian Hospital in Opava - pavilion A
Olomoucká 86
746 01 Opava
Czech Republic
Phone: +420 553 766 638

Emergency Pharmacy State Silesian Hospital in Opava
Olomoucká 86
746 01 Opava
Czech Republic
Phone: +420 553 766 654

Emergency

Emergency numbers
112 – Universal emergency number
155 – Ambulance
158 – Police
150 – Fire Brigade