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 School Insurance

UMinho subscribed with Fidelidade - Companhia de Seguros, S.A. the school personal accident insurance The insurance is valid for the academic year in which the student enrolls, being the respective amount paid upon registration and taking effect immediately. Only duly enrolled students are covered by insurance.


Death or Permanent Disability due to Accident: €27.100,00
Treatment by accident expenses, medical transport and repatriation of the insured due to accident: €5.000,00
Accident Funeral Expenses: €2.200,00
Student Civil Liability: €5.000,00
Civil Liability of the Educational Establishment: €25.000,00

The student is responsible for formalizing the report of the claim as soon as possible, within a maximum period of 5 days.
The report of the claim must follow the following steps:
1) Fill out the claim report form;
2) Attach a medical / police report, depending on the detailed situation;
3) Send by email to .

Within the scope of coverage, all school activities carried out by students are insured:
a) At the UMinho facilities, during school or work hours, the free time included in the respective school timetable and school-based events or socializing activities organized or authorized by UMinho;
b) Outside the UMinho facilities, on excursions, practical classes, internships linked to school activity (curricular), study visits in the national territory and other circum-school or socializing initiatives, provided they are promoted by UMinho;

Accidents caused due to the action of the insured person while intoxicated or in use of narcotic drugs, hallucinogens, psychotropic drugs and related not prescribed by a doctor are not insured.

Insurance Statement
Requests to issue a school insurance declaration must be submitted by email to containing, necessarily, the following student data: name, email, mobile phone, mechanographic number, course, NIF and entity (where the internship, dissertation, Erasmus program, Erasmus + or exchange will be carried out).

Contacts for additional questions: