Compulsory insurance


In line with the guidelines of the bodies that call for mobility grants, and with the aim of guaranteeing adequate coverage in the event of an accident or emergency, UPC outgoing mobility enrolment ("matrícula") includes the compulsory subscription (obligatory) of an insurance policy. insurance for all students with international mobility.

The policy costs:
a) 70 euros, for the students with a destination in Spain;
b) 108 euros (for a maximum period of 12 months), for the students with a destination in Europe;

c) 155 euros for other destinations in the world except the USA or Canada;
d) 365 euros for USA or Canada.

The amount of the policy will be paid along with the tuition
("matrícula") for all students, except for those leaving for the USA or Canada [i.e., it can be formalized with the tuition in cases (a) and (b)].
Students who go to the USA or Canada, will take out their insurance policy directly from the website
of OnCampus studies , and upload it in their personal "e-secretaria", before formalizing the UPC enrolment ("matrícula"), and before leaving to their exchange stay.

When formalizing the registration, the student will be able to consult the certificate of coverages and the data of contact in case of emergency in the section of documentation of mobility of the e-secretaria.

If you may have previously taken out your OnCampus Estudia insurance on the website , for your exchange stay, please upload the copy of the insurance to your e-secretary, so that your school can validate it. faculty, and so that you are not charged again when you formalize your UPC registration as a mobility student.

In case of emergency

In case of emergency, contact INTERNATIONAL SOS immediately:
(24-hour helplines)
- From Spain: 91 572 70 17 --- From the rest of the world: +34 91 572 70 17
- Or by email :

contact the corresponding contact telephone number immediately, indicating:
- First and last name
- Policy number
- Location (city and address) and telephone number
- Description of the problem you have

You have the contact indicated in your personal insurance document, but below we also indicate the contacts, just in case:

*** UPC Outgoing students going on exchange in 2020-2021, who will finish their exchange before November 2021:
- From Spain: 91 572 70 17 --- From the rest of the world: +34 91 572 70 17 (24-hour helplines)
- Or by email:

*** UPC Outgoing students going on exchange in 2021-2022, from 1st July 2021:
From abroad: +34 93 496 39 57 (24-hour helpline)

Documentation for the academic year 2023-2024

- Resum de cobertures 2023-2024, in Spanish

- Condicions generals de la pòlissa UPC, in Spanish

Documents in English:

- Resum de cobertures 2023-2024, en anglès  (Available soon)
- Condicions generals de la pòlissa UPC, en anglès (Available soon)

Note: If you process your OnCampus Estudia insurance with the UPC registration, within 10 days (once the registration with OnCampus is formalized) you will receive an email from OnCampus, with basic information and your individual coverage documentation (documentation in your name and with your dates of stay).
If you have any questions about your insurance documentation, please contact:

Changes of dates or cancellations of the stay

If you postpone your stay or extend it, contact:

New!... With this tool, the person insured will be able to request  his/her medical appointments through an app (you can download it from a link in the insurance certificate; this link is also available in the email that person receives with the link to the document of the insurance).
With this service, it will be easier to request assistance when being abroad; and it will also avoid the high costs of phone calls.