Poland has a healthcare system based on general health insurance. People covered by this insurance are entitled to free health services. In need of medical care, a student form a member country is entitled to free healthcare, based on the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) or, in particular cases, based on a special certificate. The student is obliged to present one of these documents together with an identity card to the public health care provider. Erasmus students holding a student ID card issued by the host university are allowed to consult doctors at academic healthcare centers.
The students from non-EU/EEA countries should purchase health insurance in their home country before departure. For holder of ISIC or Euro 26 insurance is included and the student does not need to buy another one unless he want to increase its coverage or value. According to the state regulations, foreign citizens (except the EU/EEA citizens) have to pay for medical consultation. The cost is reimbursed by the health insurance company.
The addresses of the academic healthcare centers are as follows:
Bydgoszcz, 9 Kołłątaja Street
tel. + 48 52 322 60 66
Bydgoszcz, 14 Kaliskiego Street
tel. + 48 52 340 87 24