Medical Insurance


All international students and postdoctoral fellows are obligated to purchase a medical insurance policy as a pre-condition to starting studies or training at the Weizmann Institute. The type of insurance policy is prescribed by the International Office at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Accompanying families of international students and postdocs must hold a valid medical policy as well.


All international students and postdoctoral fellows are entitled to reimbursement of up to the cost of their own insurance policy only in the form of 12 equal monthly additions to their fellowship.

Highlights of coverage

Medical emergencies; hospitalization; pregnancy and childbirth – full coverage after waiting period of 3 months; emergency psychiatric treatment; physiotherapy treatments; Psychological treatment; extreme sport cover.

For more information

Please consult the WIS International Office website (>>health insurance).