Study Guide

Welfare »

Health Care

Student Healthcare Notice to Foreign Students

Student Healthcare Centre

Visiting address: Kajaanintie 46A, 3rd floor.


{0>Terveydenhoitajan ja lääkärin vastaanotot toimivat ajanvarauksella. <}0{>Surgeries are by appointment only. <0}

{0>Ajanvaraus p.<}0{>Appointment with your nurse or doctor, please call <0} +358 8 558 46310

{0>Opiskelija voi varata ajan terveystarkastukseen tai opiskelukykyyn, raskauden ehkäisyyn ja rokotuksiin liittyvissä asioissa.<}0{>A student may book an appointment for a consultation for a health check-up, pregnancy prevention or vaccinations.<0}


{0>Äkilliset sairastumiset hoidetaan terveysasemien tai hyvinvointikeskusten akuuttivastaanotolla ilman ajanvarausta.<}0{>For acute cases, please go to the acute surgery at your local health centre or well-being centre; no appointment needed.<0} {0>Sairauslomatodistuksen saa tarvittaessa akuuttivastaanotolta.<}0{>Fit notes, if necessary, are given at the walk-in surgery.<0}


{0>Tapaturmissa voi hakeutua lähimmälle terveysasemalle tai hyvinvointikeskukseen.<}0{>In case of an accident, visit your local healthcare centre or well-being centre.<0}

{0>Kriisitilanteissa ja äkillisissä mielenterveyden ongelmissa voi mennä terveysaseman tai hyvinvointikeskuksen akuuttivastaanotolle ilman ajanvarausta.<}0{>In case of a crisis situation or mental health problems, please visit your walk-in surgery at the local health centre or well-being centre. No advance booking required. <0}


A doctor’s surgery fee is the same as the healthcare centre consultation fee of €20.90 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 €51.40. 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. 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.

More information:

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 8 315 2655.

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

Student Health Care Center Info, autumn 2020

Administrator of the page: Susanna Saarinen  |  Page updated: October 5th, 2020