To register for courses, you are required to hold insurance covering at least € 30,000 (as established by the Schengen agreement) and valid during the entire stay in Uruguay, plus 15 additional days.
On campus emergency cases are covered by institutional insurance, limited to emergency assistance and transportation to a hospital if needed.
Where to receive medical assistance
For minor issues (flu, colds, stomach problems, etc.) SEMM Polyclinics are a good option.
- Policlínica Central
Bv. Artigas 946, intersection Bv. España
- Policlínica Shopping
Luis A. de Herrera 1273 intersection Lamas
In case of emergency and serious illness Hospital Británico is a good choice, as it offers comprehensive care to foreigners (Av. Italia 2420, Montevideo, Tel: +598 2487 1020).
In most cases medicines are not included in the service and must be purchased separately at additional cost.
- Emergencia Uno
- Emergencia SEMM
Most pharmacies offer a delivery service (many of them 24/7).
- Farmashop 15
Address: 21 de Setiembre 2867 esq. Ellauri - Pocitos
Phone: 2710 5953
- Farmashop 18
Address: José Ellauri 1084 bis esq. Av. Brasil - Pocitos
Phone: 2708 4788
- Lyon Farmacias
Address: 18 de julio 2102 esq. Requena - Cordón
Phone: 2400 2906
- Farmashop 21
Address: Colonia 903 esq. Convención - Centro
Phone: 2900 7962