Healthcare for Students

Student Healthcare Centre

Address: Kotkantie 3 B, door B4
Surgeries are by appointment only.
Appointment with your nurse or doctor, please call +358 8 558 46310
A student may book an appointment for a consultation for a health check-up, pregnancy prevention or vaccinations.

For acute cases, please go to the local health centre or well-being centre; no appointment needed. Fit notes, if necessary, are given. 

Healthcare centres

In case of an accident, visit your local healthcare centre or well-being centre.
In case of a crisis situation or mental health problems, please visit your health centre or well-being centre. No advance booking required.

A doctor’s surgery fee is the same as the healthcare centre consultation fee of €20.10 per visit for the first three visits in a calendar year. If you cannot keep your appointment but do not cancel it, over 15-year-olds will be charged a penalty fee of €50.80. Please, make your cancellation at the latest 24 hours prior to the appointment.

If your study programme takes longer than two years, you have to have a medical insurance totalling a minimum of EUR 30 000 coverage for medical costs. If you have an appointment with your nurse or doctor, please take with you your insurance card and your certificate of place of domicile (provided by Local Register Office) together with your passport or other officially approved ID document (Kela card, ID card, driving licence, bank card).

If you are not domiciled in Finland

Citizens of other EU/EEA countries or of Switzerland who have a European Health Insurance Card are entitled to medical treatment while visiting Finland. By presenting your European Health Insurance Card, you will receive medical treatment on the same terms as the local residents.

Foreign students from other countries:
If your study programme takes less than two years, you have to have a medical insurance totalling a minimum of EUR 100 000 coverage for municipal health care costs.

The fee for a doctor’s appointment is €182.90 + €20.10.
The fee for a nurse’s appointment is €62.32.

Out of Hours Services

Out of hours service is provided at the Oulu Region Joint Accidents and Emergency Department.

Address: Oulu University Hospital (OYS), Kajaanintie 50, Entrance A1, tel. +358 116 117.

Oral healthcare

For an appointment, please call the booking centre for oral healthcare
Tel. +358 8 558 46 430

City of Oulu Student Healthcare Centre

Visiting address
Kotkantie 3 B, door B4

Postal address
P.O. Box 8, 90015 City of Oulu

Telephone number
Appointments 08 55846 310.