Emotional and Physical Health

Healthy mind in a healthy body.

Inform administration of faculty

If a student gets ill or is involved in an accident during the semester or the examination session, he/she (or another person authorised by the student) must notify the Faculty Study Centre about this fact within three working days at the latest. If a student fails to inform about his/her illness or other important reasons for the absence at sessions and/or assessments within the specified time, he/she loses the possibility to reschedule the accounting for semester individual work tasks or the examination.

After recovery, the student provides the documents proving the illness or other documents justifying the student’s absence at classes and/or assessments to the Faculty Study Centre on the third working day after the issue of such a document at the latest

Contact the doctor

InMedica Clinic (Savanorių pr. 169) provides medical health care services to international students in English and Russian languages.

To make an appointment you should call +370 37 202882 and ask for receptionist Akvilė (she speaks English). Please mention that you are a KTU student while making the appointment. Do not forget your identification document and health insurance (private one or European Health Insurance Card), when going to the clinic.
If you need a family doctor service, you should get an appointment with family doctor Kristina Borkienė (speaks English, Russian).
If you need the help of a psychologist or a psychiatrist please get an appointment with a psychiatrist Devika Gudienė (speaks English, Russian).
Physicians will provide required help and if needed will recommend other medical specialists for further help and treatment. InMedica Clinic provides not only family doctor’s service but also has various specialists working there; you can have more health examinations at the same place: gynaecologist, otolaryngologist, endocrinologist, dentist, echoscope, cardiologist and others.
Medical services for international students are paid. However, holders of European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) are entitled to necessary medical care services free of charge. Holders of Private Health insurance have to pay for the services by themselves. Do not forget to collect all the receipts, prescriptions and other documents, and show them to your insurance company, which will reimburse the expenses according to the conditions of your health insurance policy. Therefore, please read the conditions of your health insurance carefully in advance.
InMedica provides discounts for KTU students:
• 10% discount on dental services
• 5% discount on other tests

Contacts:
Tel: +370 37 202882
Email zaliakalnis@inmedica.lt

The Lithuanian health system is organised around the family doctor (Family Clinics). When you have a medical problem, the family doctor is the first to contact, except in cases of the emergency. If you need to consult with a certain specialist, first you have to go to the family doctor to get a referral. Medication prescribed by a doctor can be bought at the nearest pharmacy (in Lithuanian, vaistinė). Some medicine you can buy only with a doctor’s prescription.
There are many Primary Health Care Institutions (larger than Family Clinics) in Kaunas belonging to the Lithuanian National Health System. They have not only family doctors but also various specialists working there, and you can have more health examinations at the same place.

Health Insurance

All international students must have medical insurance valid in Lithuania for the study period (can be renewed every year). The insurance can be obtained in the student’s home country or from a Lithuanian insurance company upon arrival.

Health insurance for EU citizens

Students from EU countries are not required to have any special health insurance. European health insurance card or form E111 confirming that a student has EU health insurance is valid in Lithuania.

Health insurance for non-EU citizens
Students from non-EU countries may obtain their health insurance either in their home country or in Lithuania.
If you come to Lithuania without a visa, make the health insurance for 3 months and then extend it when you apply for the visa or Temporary Residence Permit (TRP).
If you came holding national visa D, it means you should have health insurance for the period of visa. When you get TRP, it is more convenient to obtain health insurance in Lithuania.
Health insurance costs about 50 EUR (unconditional deductible* – about 90 EUR) or about 140 EUR (unconditional deductible* – 0 EUR) per year if you purchase it in Lithuania.
Unconditional deductible – the amount that will be deducted from the amount of loss/expenses in case of every insured event. The deductible can be indicated either in EUR or as a percentage of the insurance amount. Usually, the amount of deductible is not subtracted from the total insurance amount.
For example, if the insurance amount is 5,792.4 EUR, the deductible is 90 EUR. In case of an insured event the insurance company will cover expenses above 90 EUR and below 5,792.4 EUR. Thus if the expenses of the insured event are 250 EUR, 90 EUR will be the deduction that you have to cover by your own while the remaining expenses of 160 EUR will be covered by the insurance company. Please ask about all conditions of your insurance before paying for it.

Psychological Support

The welfare of our students is always the priority. We would like to inform you, that in case of need, you can apply for the psychological support of the KTU psychologist (psichologas@ktu.lt).

Do you find it difficult to concentrate?
Do you face the problem of procrastination?
Do you face emotional difficulties (stress, anxiety, fear etc.)?
Do you have difficulties in relationships and communication?
Would you like to improve your self-esteem?
Does your friend need professional help?

Psychological Service is free for KTU students.

Rūta Kavaliauskaitė

Psychologist

Student str. 50-123, Kaunas
phone: 8 (37) 300 743
e-mail: psichologas@ktu.lt

Where to apply for spiritual guidance?

In KTU Cultural Centre Building (Laisvės Avenue 13–106) you can find the KTU Chapel, named after the Our Lady of Šiluva. Members of the academic community are welcome here to come and pray or just spend some time in peace. During the Holidays the Holy Mass is being held in the Chapel.

In the chaplain’s room at KTU Student Campus there are praying groups organised, and you are always welcome to come and have a conversation.

Administrator Simona Aleksynaitė
Email simona.aleksynaite@ktu.lt

Kapelionas – Petras Pich


XI Building, Kaunas (Studentų str. 50) room 143

phone: 8 (605) 48 082
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