Insurance

The Grant you receive for your erasmus study or traineeship visit is to help with your costs, but it will not cover all your costs.

The EU allow you to spend it as you see fit, except for one stipulation - you must have adequate Insurance to cover your stay.

The minimum insurance requirements include:

Mobility Type Study Traineeship Note
Personal Accident   Yes Yes  Provided by DIT to all full-time registered students (Further details available here)
Health - Foreign medical expenses and repatriation costs  Yes Yes  to be purchased by students
Personal Liability  No Yes  Provided by DIT

 

European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

All outgoing participants must provide a copy/scan of their valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) showing it is valid for the duration of their stay.

Confirmation of Application or Temporary Replacement for EHIC certificates cannot be accepted as proof of EHIC.

 

DIT Erasmus+ Travel Insurance Policies - Mandatory for all Outgoing Students

  

It is mandatory for you to take out insurance but the onus and responsibility will lie with you

 

IT IS IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO START PLANNING NOW FOR BOTH YOUR MEDICAL & TRAVEL INSURANCE AS YOU WILL NEED TO INCLUDE THIS ON YOUR GRANT CONTRACT AS BELOW EXAMPLE SHOWS. FAILURE TO SUBMIT THE ORIGINAL GRANT CONTRACT WITH YOUR INITIALLED INSURANCE DETAILS PRIOR TO YOUR DEPARTURE DATE WILL DISQUALIFY FROM YOUR ERASMUS FUNDING. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.

 

NB:

  1.        Your  travel & medical insurance must cover the whole period of time abroad.
  2.         Your  travel & medical insurance  must  include repatriation.

  

Please see excerpt below of the new grant contact of which will be sent to you in due course.

 

It is mandatory for all outgoing participants be covered for medical and travel insurance under the Erasmus+ guidelines.

 

I confirm that I, FIRST NAME SURNAME understand the insurance requirements for the Erasmus+ mobility and that I will be responsible for my own travel/medical insurance (which includes repatriation) for the duration of my Erasmus period. My travel/medical insurance is correct and fulfils the requirements of the Erasmus+ mobility as specified in the information below.”

 

-          Insurance Policy Number/Reference: ______________________

 

-          Insurance Company: ____________________

 

-          Name of the Agent responsible (Participant): FIRSTNAME SURNAME

 

PLEASE INITITAL HERE ______________

 



 

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