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Health Care

Health CareMahidol University is one of a few universities in the world with 3 Faculties of Medicine providing professional medical treatment up to the quaternary care level for the public. Our staff and students are covered by the University health insurance plan, applicable for treatment at any of the University's three first-class hospitals: Siriraj Hospital on the Bangkok Noi Campus, or Ramathibodi Hospital or the Hospital for Tropical Diseases on the Phayathai Campus. Additional medical services are now available at the Golden Jubilee Medical Center on Salaya Campus. Specialized dental care is also available at the Dental Clinic of the Faculty of Dentistry on Phayathai Campus. Students and staff should pay at the time of treatment and then ask for reimbursement later. Eight Student Health Centers staffed by nursing personnel, with scheduled visiting hours by medical doctors, offer treatment for basic medical problems free of charge at various faculties in the three Bangkok-area campuses.

*** Services provided by special clinics, will not be reimbursed. ***

Student Health Service

There are two types of health insurance plan (HIP)

  • University HIP :
    An international student needs to comply with university HIP regulations by paying the dental examination annual fee of 100 BAHT in order to activate a dental record of the university student dental service system.
  • HIP for International Student :
    For HIP, The Faculty of Graduate Studies arranges a private health insurance plan in order to assure your well-being in case of emergency. The private heath insurance plan (AIA) is 1,300 BAHT per year, 350 per trimester.

Salaya Campus

Title Description
Eligibility : free of charge for minor or major health services on the National Drug List prescription
Location : Salaya Activity Center Building
Office Hours : Doctor 12.00 - 1.00 pm / 3.00 -4.30 pm
Nurse 8.00 am - 4.30 pm
Dental Health Care is also available
Limitations : May be crowded, may have language barrier

Ramathibodi Student Health Service Center

Title Description
Eligibility : free of charge for minor or major health service on National Drug List prescription at Ramathibodi Hospital Student Health Service Center
Location : First floor Emergency Wing
Office Hours : Monday-Friday / 8.00 am - 5.00 pm
Emergency 24 hours, Dental Health Care 1-2 pm
Limitations : May be crowded, may have language barrier

Siriraj Student Health Service Center

Title Description
Eligibility : free of charge for minor or major health service on National Drug List prescription
Location : New OPD Building, 4th Floor, Room 437
Office Hours : Doctor 12.00 - 1.00 pm
Nurse 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Emergency 24 hours
Dental Health Care (Monday-Thursday 1-2 pm)
Limitations : May be crowded, may have language barrier

Important Information

  1. Bring the physical exam certificate from certify Thai accredited hospital to FGS for the student health service.
  2. A student ID card is needed to get health service access
  3. Prescriptions on the national drug list are free; other drugs need to be purchased by the student and then reimbursed (if approved) via the Faculty of Graduate Studies Student Affairs Section
  4. The amount of the health care expense covered by the university is 30,000 BAHT. If the expense exceeds this amount, a letter from the program requesting approval for the extra amount is needed and it will be approved on a case-by-case basis from the office of the Vice President of Student Affairs. The Faculty of Graduate Studies is responsible for endorsement and processing the request

Private Health Insurance Plan

1,300 BAHT per year, 350 BAHT per three months Health Service from the other private hospital / clinics