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Health Insurance

The TU Berlin Summer & Winter University offers two different programs: a Berlin-based program in summer and winter running 2–up to 12 weeks, and an online program also running in summer and winter.

Please note that due to the current pandemic regulations, we are only offering our online program at the moment. News and updates will be published on our TU Berlin Summer and Winter Uni homepage. 

The following information about health insurance relates to our Berlin- based program. If you have any questions, please contact us at


By law, students are required to have health insurance whilst they are studying in Germany. Please read the information below to see your options, and the check what documents you will need to provide upon registration.

All participants will need to provide one of the following insurance documentation upon registration:


b) International insurance policy in English

c) An insurance policy from Mawista ( insurance company we worked with)

d) The insurance policy of your university’s study abroad program.


More information on insurance options

a) EHIC card (EU Participants)

Participants from EU countries will be covered for their stay in Germany by their national health insurance, however they must have a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) and keep this with them for the duration of their stay. A copy must be uploaded upon registration.

b) International health insurance policy

You are also welcome to take out insurance from a provider of your choice. When you register, please upload the policy pages of your insurance plan (where the monetary excesses for health care are listed) in English.

c) Take out insurance with Mawista

We offer the option to take out insurance upon registration with Mawista, a German health insurance company. We recommend the option Mawista Reisecare, which costs 1.25 € a day. There is an option to apply for this during online registration for our program. You will need to know your arrival and departure dates to and from Germany beforehand. 

d) Insurance policy for study abroad students from your university

If you are joining us through a study abroad program organized by your university, please check whether they have their own university insurance for study abroad students. If so, please upload a copy of this during registration.

If you have any questions regarding this, feel free to



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