Introduction

The OOM Studying Abroad Insurance is a medical insurance for young people wanting to study, do an internship or work as an au pair abroad.

You will receive reimbursement for the following special costs:

  • costs for the necessary changing of a booking for a plane ticket up to €1,200 if you have to remain in the Netherlands due to illness or accident
  • costs of changing a booking for plane tickets for co-insured direct family members up to €1,200 per person if the illness or accident are life-threatening
  • for mortal danger or death of the insured person:
    • the travel and accommodation costs (plane tickets and hotel overnight stays) up to €2,000 for 1 person who comes over from the country of origin or
    • the travel and accommodation costs (plane tickets and hotel overnight stays) up to €2,000 for 1 co-insured person who travels back to the Netherlands with the insured person
  • telephone costs if there is repatriation cover (return to the Netherlands) or evacuation up to €150

No excess applies to special costs.

You are studying in Surinam and return to the Netherlands for 3 weeks. Just before flying back to Surinam you are involved in an accident. You have to stay in hospital for a week and rehabilitate for 2 weeks. You are allowed to fly 3 weeks later. The costs for extending your ticket are €795. You will receive reimbursement for these costs.

You can claim your medical expenses quickly and easily via My OOM.