If I need medical asistance

Non-urgent health care

  • European Health Insurance Card:
    You must register at the nearest Health Centre. Check the list at:
    If you need to visit a doctor, ask for an appointment in advance.It will be for free.
  • Private insurance:  
    Please contact them to know how to proceed in case you need health care assistance.

Urgent health care

Emergency number:
112 (UE) 

  • Hospital Virgen de las Nieves.
    Avda. de las Fuerzas Armadas, Granada, nº2.
    Telf. 902505061
  • Hospital Campus de la Salud.
    Avda. de la Investigación. Granada.
    Telf. 958020000

International Student Mobility Regulations

In line with the UGR International Mobility Regulations, incoming students are obliged to have health and travel insurance for the duration of their study period.

If you don’t have insurance yet, you can purchase this insurance.

Health District Protocol for International Students with Specific Health Issues

There is a specific protocol that regulates certain healthcare needs not covered by medical insurance or travel insurance. Please consult the: “Health District Protocol for International Students with Specific Health Issues”

For more information please visit the  Vice-Rectorate for Student Services and Campus Life website.

Welfare and support services

Advising service for students on academic or psychological difficulties and can help you with exam stress, culture shock, relationships. They also organize free workshops and courses.

It provides information on sexuality and sexual health in an anonymous, confidential and objective way, incorporating a gender perspective.
Provides personalized support.

Medicines – Pharmacies

In the event that you need any medicine, in Spain they are only dispensed in pharmacies. Depending on the type of medication you need, you may have to present a prescription that you can obtain from a medical professional once you have an appointment with him / her. The cost of a medicine with prescription is less since they are covered by the National Health System. Pharmacy hours usually coincide with business hours, but some are open 24 hours (that is, they are on call). You can check them at this link: