In an emergency - dial 112
112 is the public emergency phone number in Sweden. One call will put you in touch with all the emergency services, but you should only call 112 if you are in an emergency situation and need immediate help.
Need to see a doctor?
It’s not easy to know how to find a doctor in a new country. In Sweden you can register at a local health centre called "Vårdcentral". Depending on what kind of student you are, the way to seek medical care can differ.
Medical advice by phone
Health care advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year – call 1177.
The website 1177.se
How to seek medical care, such as a medical centre, medical advice by telephone, hospitals and contraceptives.
How to seek medical care
Care for foreign students, here you'll find information about emergency / necessary care, dental care, patient fees and how to become registered in Sweden.
Care for foreign students - rights and fees
Feelgood – the student health centre at Chalmers University of Technology
Feelgood Gothenburg City is your student health centre. You can contact Feelgood if you experience problems with study-related illness. You are always offered an initial assessment visit where the staff can direct you to the right competence at Feelgood or at another healthcare provider outside the student health centre. You will find phone numbers and email addresses further down the page.
As a complement to physical visits, there are opportunities to get at a web-based virtual visit to all care categories within Feelgood. The Feelgood app is specially developed for secure communication in healthcare.
As a student, you have the possibility to visit the student health care totally 5 times/year.
Not sure if your problem is study-related or not?
Call or email Feelgood and they will help you to find out if your problems fall within the scope of student health care. The goal is to be able to help you in the best way, either at the reception or by referring you to another care provider.
Medical questions and issues
If you want help with more general medical issues or if you suffer from medical problems such as colds and things like that you should contact your local health care centre or general health care.
You can also call Vårdguiden at number 1177 for 24-hour counselling. At Vårdguiden they assess your need for care, provide advice and guide you to the correct reception for your problems.
General medical visits for international students outside the EU / EEA agreement
Feelgood has general medical reception for international students at Chalmers who do not have a Swedish social security number who are not entitled to general Swedish health care.
Booking or advice: 010-810 81 92
Monday - Friday 08: 00-17: 00
Address: Otterhällegatan 2, 411 18 Gothenburg
Visiting hours: Monday - Friday 8 am - 4 pm
If cancelled: Cancellation must be by phone or email 24h prior to the booked visit. Missed visits are charged.
European Health Insurance Card
The card gives you access to medically necessary, state-provided healthcare during a temporary stay in an EU country, including Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, under the same conditions and at the same cost as people insured in that country. Please note, the European Health Insurance Card is not an alternative to travel insurance.
App about the European Health Insurance Card
A guide on how to use the European Health Insurance Card including general information, emergency phone numbers, covered treatments and costs, how to claim reimbursement etc., in 25 languages.
European Health Insurance Card