Travel Preparation and Travel Safety
Travel and Safety Preparations
General information on safety
The DAAD's advice explains which precautionary measures you need to take when preparing for a stay abroad and which addresses can help you in case of problems.
Travel and safety advice from the
Federal Foreign Office
The information ranges from safety and travel warnings, nature and climate to entry and customs regulations as well as health protection.
Health insurance for travel
Coverage under the European Health Insurance Card or private insurance may be insufficient, especially if repatriation or special medical procedures are required.
The shortness of a stay abroad tempts one to be careless in preparation and on the road, but even if the short duration of the trip makes e.g. vaccinations seem disproportionate, they are still important in individual cases.
Personal liability and accident
Liability insurance covers damage caused during a stay abroad. Accident insurance covers one's own injuries caused by, for example, commuting accidents.
Checklist for a stay
The DAAD checklist explains which questions you need to consider when planning a stay abroad and which addresses can help you with your questions.
Country-specific information from the
The information offered ranges from information on types of higher education institutions, study programmes and study organisation to visas, finding accommodation and living costs.
Students who are currently studying abroad report on their experiences and adventures. They not only share their adventures, but also information on planning and financing a stay abroad.