Required Insurance for All Tohoku University Students (in principle).
All Tohoku University Students are required to enroll in both of the following types of insurance.
Personal Accident Insurance for Students Pursuing Education and Research "GAKKENSAI"
This is an accident compensation insurance covering unforeseen disasters and accidents during regular curricular activities, school events, extracurricular (club) activities, and while on the university premises. Please note that illness and natural disasters such as earthquakes are not covered by this insurance. For further details, please see the link below.
Personal Liability Insurance for students "GAKKENBAI"
This insurance covers the liability for injuring others or damaging their property during regular curricular, internship, and volunteer activities, and school events, or commuting to and from them. For further details, please see the link below.
Life Support Section, Student Services Division
Window No.3 on 1st floor of Management Office on Kawauchi kita Campus
Students are highly advised to enroll also in the following types of optional insurance. Enrollment in these requires membership in the Univ. Co-op. The Co-op membership fee will be refunded when you leave the university. Although you are free to join only one type of insurance separately, we recommend that you join all three in order to prepare for all possible risks.
Life Mutual Insurance (Seimei Kyosai)
This is a compensation insurance covering hospitalization due to illness or accidents/injuries, out-patient care at hospitals due to accidents/injuries, surgery, aftereffects, and death of the policyholder. This insurance provides coverage regardless of whether the policyholder is inside or outside Japan. For further details, please see the link below.
http://kyosai.univcoop.or.jp/guidance/life_af.html (Japanese only).
Fire Mutual Insurance (Kasai Kyosai)
This insurance covers tenant liability for damage due to negligence such as fire, or water leakage, and also the loss of household property due to wind, flood, fire, lightning or burglary. For further details, please see the link below.
http://kyosai.univcoop.or.jp/guidance/fire_kv.html (Japanese only).
Personal Liability Insurance for Students (Gakusei Baisho Sekinin Hoken)
This is a liability insurance covering personal injury and property damage in daily life (including official lectures, events, and training). For further details, please see the link below (Information about this insurance is on page 27).
Mutual Insurance Center (Kyosai Hoken Center), Tohoku Univ. Co-op
Located in Welfare Facilities on Kawauchi-kita Campus