This page gives you an overview places where you can get medical aid in Tilburg and info on the Dutch health care system.
FAQ about coronavirus
For you as a student, the COVID-19 measures have an impact on your daily life and on the way you study. We want to inform you as clearly as possible about the measures and developments. We do this by working out Frequently Asked Questions for you. The questions are regularly updated and complemented on the basis of the questions we receive.
More info on the Dutch healthcare system
More info on how to find a general practitioner (huisarts) if you are an international student?
What to do in case of an emergency?
The staff of the International Office is here to support you in case of an emergency situation.
Medical costs can be high in the Netherlands, especially if you require specialized care at a hospital. Therefore, health insurance is essential.
Hospitals in Tilburg
There are two hospitals located in Tilburg: ETZ Elisabeth and ETZ TweeSteden.
As with your general practitioner (GP), you will need to register with your local pharmacy (apotheek in Dutch).
Public Health Department
Please make an appointment at the public health department (GGD) if you want more information on STDs or vaccinations.
The Dutch word for dentist is 'tandarts'. Almost all dental practices in the Netherlands are private, there are no state practices.