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Safety During COVID-19 at DBS

As the COVID-19 pandemic crisis persists, DBS campus is closed to students and the public until September. However, the college remains open and fully operational. We are staying in touch with staff and students online, as we take measures to protect our community.

In order to prepare as best as possible, the safest and most comfortable stay in Ireland and DBS, we recommend all the incoming students and European partners to have a look at the section below. FAQ for Incoming EU Students

See link below for frequently asked questions re COVID-19:

FAQ for incoming students for January 2021

Many topics are answered in the FAQ such as transcripts reception, English tests, accommodation etc...



European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

As incoming students going abroad during their time at DBS to study for a semester/year and possibly enjoy going on holidays during the study period, you can apply for the European Health Insurance Card as EU nationals. Accidents do happen and you need to make sure that you can receive medical attention if necessary. The EHIC enables you to obtain treatment required and has now replaced the E111 and E128. As an Irish resident you are entitled to get healthcare through the public system if you become ill or injured while on temporary stay in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland.

Ireland Covid-19 National programme

The Irish Government has published a roadmap to ease COVID-19 restrictions and reopen Ireland’s society and economy in 5 phases from May 18th to August 10th. The roadmap started on 18 May, from which point Ireland reopened in a slow, phased way. The plan sets out five stages for unlocking restrictions, at three week intervals. As Ireland is easing restrictions, the rate of the virus in the community will be constantly monitored by the National Public Health Emergency Team and the government. Here is the overview of reopening phases of the Irish National Programme against Covid-19

Overview of Reopening Phases Gov.ie