Erasmus students must obtain a valid private health insurance in Turkey. This is vital to apply for the residence permit. Please note that an ordinary travel insurance will not be accepted by the foreigners department. The insurance policy must be in English and there must be stated an article which guarantee “inpatient and outpatient treatment abroad’’. Incoming students can also get a state or private health insurance in Turkey. The private insurance costs around 600 TL (130 €) for one year. Due to practical reasons, it's highly recommended to get an insurance in Turkey.