In case you get ill
Below, you can find information about where to turn in case you get sick or injured.
Medical advice via telephone: call 1177.
You will speak with a nurse, who will give you advice and help you locate healthcare facilities if needed.
Healthcare clinic - ”vårdcentral”
The nearby Healthcare clinic is where you usually turn to for treatment when ill.
The helpline for psychological support is available daily 13.00 – 22.00, dial 0771-22 00 60.
Sexual health check-ups
Sesam City offers testing of suspected STIs and treatment:
In case of emergency
Emergency rooms at hospitals only treat serious illnesses and injuries, such as urgent heart problems, breathing problems and head injuries.
All students at Swedish universities and university colleges are covered by a personal injury insurance, which covers you while on campus and on your way to and from campus. The insurance is free and you are covered automatically.
International exchange students are also covered by an extra insurance “student-IN”:
If you get sick and have student finance via CSN, you have to submit an illness report to Försäkringskassan. Doing so, you can keep your student finance and CSN can take any illness into consideration when the results of your education are verified.
Last updated: September 8, 2019