This page gives you an overview places where you can get medical aid in Tilburg and info on the Dutch health care system.
More info on when to go to a general practitioner (huisarts) if you are an international student and where can you find them?
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.