A student Schengen Visa serves as an entry permit to the Schengen zone that is granted to third country nationals who wish to enter and remain for short stays in any of the member states to complete their higher education. This visa permits its holder to stay in the territory for a maximum of 3 months. If your study is longer than such, you should apply to a long stay study visa at the embassy of the respective country.
The Schengen area covers most of the EU countries, except for Ireland and the countries that are part of Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia and Cyprus. Non-EU members such as Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and Lichenstein are also part of the Schengen zone.
Keep in mind they may ask for additional documentation; This goes on a case-by-case basis.
An Fvisa is the type of visa most international students, it a non-immigrant visa. The department of state issues such visa after a student has been accepted to a private elementary, middle or high school,college,English language school or academic institution.
There are several qualificat ions a person must possess to be eligible for an FVisa.
There are no specific medical insurance requirements for F visa holder set forth by the government or the Department of State. Normally, your school will give you a list to determine the benefits and level of coverage you need. On the other hand, if your school does not have specific requirements, you will have to determine the level of coverage yourself.
Since there are no specific requirements set forth by the government then the school will administer the requirements, based on what they see fit.