STUDENTS' GUIDE

Subsidized Student Meals

Beneficiaries of subsidized student meals are all persons with the student status who are studying at higher vocational colleges and higher education institutions in the Republic of Slovenia and are not in full-time employment or registered job seekers, do not perform economic, professional or agricultural activities or managerial functions as the sole or main occupation in accordance with relevant regulations for health care and health insurance and are not recipients of a pension, excluding recipients of a survivor's pension. Beneficiaries of subsidized student meals are also all students of foreign universities in the Republic of Slovenia which are studying within international exchange programs. They are subject to the same conditions as students studying at higher vocational colleges and higher education institutions in the Republic of Slovenia.«

More information: https://www.studentska-prehrana.si/en

Accommodation

Some accomodation possibilities:

Dom podiplomcev Ljubljana: http://www.stud-dom-lj.si/domovi/lokacije/dom-podiplomcev-ljubljana

Študentki dom Ljubljana: http://www.stud-dom-lj.si/

Zasebni študentski dom v Ljubljani: http://www.studentskidom-lj.si/

Private advertisements: https://www.nepremicnine.net/

Vilharca: http://vilharca.si/

Local Transport

Students can use subsidised public transport.

More information: http://www.lpp.si/uporabne-informacije-za-potnike/solska-mesecna-vozovnica

To purchase a subsidised student public transport card you need:

  • personal document;
  • filled out and signed APPLICATION;
  • enrolment certificate.

Possibilities for Grants

Foreign students can apply for grants at Slovene Human Resources and Scholarship Fund (http://www.sklad-kadri.si/en/) or European Union, e.g. within Marie Curie Actions (http://www.cordis.lu/fp6/mobility.htm).

Information for foreigners

Health Insurance

Foreign students can get health insurance at one of the following companies (all prices are from January 2020):

CORIS (Insurance for foreign students)

https://www.coris.si/si/860/Zavarovanja_za_tujce.aspx

Students from Europe (geographically):
€296.21 per year - Covers up to €20,000
€444.31 per year - Covers up to €40,000
€503.55 per year - Covers up to €60,000

Students from outside Europe:
€444.32 per year - Covers up to €20,000
€666.47 per year - Covers up to €40,000
€755.33 per year - Covers up to €60,000

The health insurance covers all newly occurred diseases and injuries, however it does not cover any regular checkups or vaccinations for already existing conditions. Some restrictions also apply in relation to acute deterioration of chronic diseases.

In order to obtain health insurance, you will need to provide a certificate of enrolment, a valid passport, the desired initial date of insurance, and information if you are already in Slovenia (in case you are, a 3-day waiting period applies).

COVERS SINGLE DOUBLE TRIPLE
Medical care and treatment included included included
Acute deterioration of chronic diseases € 1,000 € 2,000 € 3,000
Medication and medical devices included included included
Urgent dental care services € 100 € 200 € 300
Transport to hospital and native country included included included
Transport and accommodation for a person staying to escort the insurance holder included included included
Escorting and transport of a minor included included included
Transport of a family member ticket ticket ticket
Repatriation of remains into native country included included included
Return in case of death or a serious health condition of the insurance holder's family member ticket ticket ticket

GENERALI (Turist insurance)

https://www.generali.si/

€273 per year

The health insurance covers all newly occurred diseases and injuries, however it does not cover any regular checkups or vaccinations for already existing conditions.

VZAJEMNA (Zavarovanje Tujina Welcome)

https://www.vzajemna.si/sl/zavarovanja/zavarovanje-za-tujino/zavarovanje-za-tujce-v-sloveniji/

For urgent health conditions only:
Package S: €145,46 per year
Package L: €215,67 per year

For urgent health conditions and other necessary or preventive checkups:
€634,76 per year

ZZZS (Mandatory health insurance for foreign students)

https://zavarovanec.zzzs.si/wps/portal/portali/azos/vkljucitev_ozz_kzz/kategorije_oseb/

According to the 14th line of Article 15 of the Rules of Health Insurance foreign students living in Slovenia that do not have any other form of health insurance can apply for the mandatory health insurance in Slovenia.

€142 per month