During your studies at Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts, you must have a student health insurance. Usually, this is the statutory health insurance.
Please note that private health insurance is no longer accepted.
European Union students can use their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
Students from non-EU countries who have health insurance in their home country
A German health insurance company must verify that you have sufficient health insurance coverage in your home country. If your insurance coverage is sufficient, a German statutory health insurance company will issue a certificate for you to present to the university („Bescheinigung zur Vorlage bei der Hochschule“).
Please upload this document also in Mobility Online. If the German health insurance company concludes that your coverage is not sufficient, you will need German health insurance. You can find more information about this under the next point (not insured in your home country).
Students from non-EU countries who do not have health insurance in their home country
Only during the very short period between your arrival in Germany and your enrollment at Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts a travel health insurance from your home country is sufficient. For your enrollment at Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts, you will need proof of insurance coverage from a German health insurance company.
You will need to purchase German health insurance. The prices are moderate, about 80-100 Euros per month. The German health insurance company will provide you with a certificate to present to the university („Bescheinigung zur Vorlage bei der Hochschule“). Please upload this document also in Mobility Online.
You can find important information on taking out health insurance as well as a list of health insurance companies and their contacts at the Student Services Organisation Hanover (step 4 - take out health insurance).
Information on health insurance on the website of the German Students Services Organisation.
You can find further information on the Academic Affairs page.
The chatbot of the DeGiS might answer some of your questions too: https://www.degis.info/exploration/