The Finnish Student Health service (FSHS) provide health services for Arcada students. Here you can read more about the service and how to book an appointment.

Student healthcare services for students in higher education

Starting January 2021, the Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS) will provide student healthcare services for all higher education students. A healthcare fee for higher education students is paid to Kela.

Students who are entitled to use the services of FSHS are students who have registered as attending and who are completing a bachelor's or master's level degree earned in a university of applied sciences.

Exchange students, students in open university and students in tailor-made, customer-specific training programmes are not entitled to use the services of FSHS.

Information on student healthcare services is available on the website of the Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS). External link Here you can also find information on how to book an appointment or use the online portal.

As a new student you can book an appointment from August 1st, after registration for attendance.

Healthcare fee for students in higher education 2021

Starting in 2021, students who are entitled to use the services of FSHS will pay a healthcare fee to Kela. No bill will be sent on the healthcare fee, and thus the student has to pay the fee on his or her own initiative before September 30th via Kela's e-service

Up-to-date information on the healthcare fee for higher education students and payment of the fee is available on Kela’s website. External link