Insurance - Quick & Easy

What is required to qualify for EDUCARE24?

You can be insured through EDUCARE24 if you meet the following requirements:

  • Your maximum age at the commencement of the contract is 69 years.
  • Your stay abroad will last no longer than four years.
  • You have a foreign citizenship.
  • The insurance policy is purchased prior to arrival or within the first month after entering the country or starting classes, studies, internship, teaching or research work.

The insurance coverage applies to all EU countries as well as to Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatikan City. Insurance coverage also includes worldwide trips up to a maximum duration of six weeks.

Do you require advice?
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us:

Phone: +49 (0) 2247 9194 -986

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Sat: 9 am to 12 pm

Specialist Department
Mon-Fri: 8 am to 6 pm

Insurable group of people

To qualify for EDUCARE24, the main purpose of your stay abroad needs to be further education in Germany or Europe. It is considered to be further education if you take part in an international program as:

  • foreign language student,
  • adult education student,
  • regular student,
  • trainee or
  • guest scientist.

If the main purpose of your stay abroad is further education, insurance cover includes any periods without further education abroad within the insurance period applied for.

How to get EDUCARE24 insurance

1. Quickly and easily online
Click here to purchase EDUCARE24 online and you will immediately receive your insurance certificate.

2. By mail or fax
You can also download the application form (PDF) , print it and send us the filled in form. You will then promptly receive your insurance certificate.

All important documents at a glance

After purchasing insurance, you will receive the following documents:

  • an insurance certificate for your records and for submission to public authorities,
  • an insurance card for your wallet,
  • an "Ärzte-Info-Ticket" (medical info card) for direct billing with the physician.

Start of insurance

Insurance starts on the date applied for. Insurance coverage starts on the same date, at the earliest on the day we receive your application at our office (0:00 am).

End of insurance

Insurance coverage expires automatically on the agreed date.