Important contacts

Medical Emergency 999

City Guards 986

Police 997

Fire Department 998

Police Station: Rynek Główny 29 (Main Square) 012 615-73-17 (24 hours)

Police Station Krakow Stare Miasto: Szeroka St. 35 012 615-77-11 (24 hours)

Emergency number when dialling from mobile phones: 112 (24 hours)

Emergency Phone (for foreigners): 0800-200-300 (from a stationary phone) 0608-599-999 (from a mobile phone)

24-Hour Medical Information: 012 661-22-40


Medical assistance

Free medical service is available for citizens of EU countries. You must have European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) or a replacement certificate. Primary health care comprises examination and consultation by a general practitioner.

During a temporary stay in Poland, a person entitled to health care under EEA rules can receive health services in the following areas: primary health care, specialist out-patient care, hospital treatment, dental treatment, rescue services and ambulance transport.

Apart from academic and public medical care system there is also a well-developed private sector. The costs of medical care may be reimbursed if a student has purchased a health insurance policy in his country before departure.

If you have EHIC and you are CUT Erasmus student can also go to the doctor on our University, Clinic on campus 24 Warszawska Street.