KAMK offers voluntary accident insurance for incoming exchange students. The voluntary accident insurance covers accidents occurring during normal school hours as well as during travel to and from school. It is still highly recommended, that all incoming exchange students has also their own insurance that covers travelling and leisure time, treatment of sudden illnesses as well as possible accidents and accidental death.
For non-EU-students health insurance is one of the basic requirement for obtaining a residence permit for studies. Foreign students must have a health insurance policy that covers the costs of medical care.
Students coming from EU-countries other than the Nordic countries are entitled to use public health care services in acute cases of illness or accidents requiring medical attendance by using the European Health Insurance Card. Students who come from the Nordic countries are required to prove their right to receive medical care by showing their passport, medical insurance card or identification card.