Registering with the Italian National Health Service |SSN is an option. It entitles you to the same treatment as Italian citizens, which includes the choice of a general practitioner.
To register with the National Health Insurance | SSN go to any post office, fill in a blank payment form with the following data and pay 149,77 € for SSN: c/c postale n.: 379222 - Intestato a: Amministrazione P.T. Regione
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book an appointment at the ATS (Local Health Office) of your city (if you live in Milan, you can refer to the office closest to your address and check the opening hours).
What you need to bring with you:
The National Health Insurance is valid for one calendar year (1st January - 31st December).
EU students: the European Health insurance card entitles you to benefit from medically necessary treatment, but for complete health coverage you should obtain the S1 form in your country (issued by the health authority of the EU country where you are entitled to healthcare)
You can also buy private health insurance when you arrive (private health insurance for international students is provided by W.A.I. Welcome Association Italy, among others). It cost € 120 for 12 months' assistance and 71 € for 6 months (from the day of purchase) for non-EU citizens. EU citizens younger than 40 years old must pay € 202 for 12 months and € 142 for 6 months. It basically covers emergencies (meaning that expenses are covered only if you are admitted to hospital by ambulance or through the emergency room).
Istituto Marangoni has an agreement with pharmacies near to the School to carry out a swab (antigenic test) - if needed
In the event of an emergency, call 112 to get the right kind of help to you quickly: Carabinieri (police with military and civil duties), State Police, Emergency Medical Assistance, or Fire-Fighters.
Istituto Marangoni aims at improving the student experience by building a strong sense of protection in and out of the school.
Istituto Marangoni partnered with International SOS. International SOS offers a portal (and app), dedicated to all students of Istituto Marangoni 24/7: not only an easy way to find useful numbers and contact information, but also good advice for traveling abroad.
Please note that International SOS does not replace your health insurance. All services will be made available to you in your native language, so that no barriers can keep you from feeling safe and protected
Psychological well-being can be achieved by maintaining a positive outlook on life by developing effective coping strategies to reduce and manage stress, and through accepting and exploring oneself. For this reason, Istituto Marangoni, in cooperation with International SOS, offers psychological support to its students: mental health is crucial, even more so for students who are far from home.
The IM Life Office is designed to make your experience easier and make you feel part of an international community of students, creating value, creativity and culture every day and connecting you with the right services and opportunities whenever you need them: from special agreements and dedicated opportunities so you can access entertainment, culture, art, wellness and self-care services, through to resources to support your social well being. I’M Life Office works closely with all other school departments to provide centralized, comprehensive, and holistic support during your school experience in Milan.