Student health care services change on 1.1.2021

The Act on healthcare for students in higher education will take effect on 1 January 2021.

10.11.2020 | By: SAMK | Photo: YTHS

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From 1 January 2021 onwards, all degree students in higher education will be entitled to use FSHS services, as long as they have registered as an attending student for a particular term and paid the healthcare fee to KELA.

What is FSHS?

Finnish Student Health Service FSHS. The purpose of the FSHS is to provide student health services, as stipulated in the Health Care Act, for those studying for a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at a university or other institution of higher education.

The FSHS responsibility areas are:

  • to provide students with health and medical care services
  • to promote students’ health and ability to study, and
  • to promote the well-being of the study environment and student community.

Hey student, master the facts!

Health care services from A to Z and everything in-between. Check what is included in the FSHS services:

Wondering about the changes in student health care from 1.1.2021? Go and check the frequently asked questions and leave your own question.

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