As a DCU student, you are covered free of charge by Accidental Bodily Injury Insurance. This cover is worldwide and applies three hundred and sixty-five days a year, irrespective of whether you are involved in a university activity or not.

As with any scheme, there are some provisos and full details should be sought from the Finance Office before presuming the cover is adequate for your needs. Insurance cover for part-time and Erasmus students is restricted to official university activities only. If you are working or studying abroad during your degree programme, you are strongly advised to secure private travel insurance for the duration of your trip. If you are a Non-EU student, you are required, by law, to obtain private medical insurance prior to arriving in Ireland.

Please note there is an initial €100 excess and that any potential claim should be notified in-person to a DCU staff member and by completing a DCU accident report form ( Should there be potential for medical costs beyond the excess you should complete and submit the AIG claim form (please see below) at the earliest possible time to the Insurance Manager along with any supporting documentation.

For further details please contact the following:

Brendan Blake

Insurance Manager

DCU Glasnevin Campus





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