[Notice] Information on KU Health Insurance and Health Center


[Notice] Information on KU Health Insurance and Health Center
September 04 , 2019
We would like to give you details about Health Insurance and Health Center. 
Unexpected health care expenses may create barriers toward completing a degree. 
Please read the following information and the attachment thoroughly as the health and well-being of our student is our priority.
The Ministry of Education, South Korea requires all international students to have health insurance during their stay in Korea.
In order to follow the regulation set by the Ministry of Education and to ensure students are well prepared for medical situations that could create barriers to their learning, 
Korea University requires students to carry qualifying health insurance. 
Therefore, you must submit a copy of your insurance to GSIS Administration Office in person or by email to before 2019.09.16 (Mon).
Please be informed about the KU insurance policy on international students and find out various insurance options available.
Also, please note that even if the coverage period is more than 6 months (one semester), 
you must provide a copy of the same insurance to GSIS Administration Office every semester in order to prove that you have one under your name.

* Approved Insurance: Insurance that covers medical expenses in Korea
(consultation and prescription fees, hospital charges and so on)

* Travel insurance, insurance that covers only death or medical expenses only in your home country, 
any insurance that does not cover medical expenses in Korea will not be approved.

It is MANDATORY to submit a copy of your insurance certificate to GSIS Administration Office in person at the beginning of every semester until you graduate. 

*Students who paid the Mutual Health Aid Association fee for both Spring and Fall Semester of 2019 do NOT need to submit any insurance copy.

<Proof of Insurance Submission Period for Students of the Year of 2019 >
* It should cover AT LEAST for the WHOLE YEAR of 2019 (- 2020.2.29)
2019.09.04 (Wed) – 2019.09.16 (Mon) (Monday through Friday, 9:00 – 17:30)
Please submit a copy of your health insurance with your NAME / Student ID number.
If the certificate is not in English, please elaborate ‘the name of Insurance Product, Coverage Details(ex. consultation and prescription fees, hospital charges and so on ), and Coverage Period‘.
Location: #223, GSIS Administration Office, International Studies Hall on Humanities and Social Science campus, Korea University
Please do read the attachment thoroughly as well as it contains detailed information on KU health insurance and health center.
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