Some things simply cannot be avoided – take precautions ahead of time!

Please note that Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (FH Vorarlberg) does not offer any insurance coverage or medical insurance schemes for its students. FH Vorarlberg and its representatives and employees are not liable for any losses of a material nature, in particular loss and damage to personal property. This also applies to (personal) injury that takes place on university premises that is caused by a third party.

Every student at FH Vorarlberg is responsible for his or her own adequate insurance coverage:

  • Students must ensure that they have adequate health and accident insurance coverage for the duration of their studies.

    International students can find detailed information regarding insurances here.
    FH Vorarlberg recommends that international  students also obtain travel and repatriation insurance.
  • In addition, it is strongly recommended that students have liability insurance to protect against potential damage to property of others.
  • By paying the Austrian National Union of Students fee (ÖH), students are insured against certain types of damages through their membership in the ÖH. Details ÖH-Insurance.

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