When you enrol at JLU, you must produce proof that you hold a policy with a certified health insurance company. Health insurance cover for students costs about €105 per month (including private nursing cover).
We strongly advise you to get a German statutory health insurance for students after your arrival (an EU Health Insurance Card is equivalent). Our student mentors at the info-table will help you. A travel health insurance is recommended for your journey.
is a service agency offering online information and the possibility to apply online for German health insurance (this service is free).
Further information on the German health insurance system can be found in French, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Arabic, Chinese, Turkish, and Italian on https://www.krankenkassenzentrale.de/wiki/international
Additionally, you can find information on some of the health insurance companies located in Giessen:
Liebigstrasse 14, 35390 Giessen
TK University Advisor: Till Heppe
Tel. 0175 - 584 09 48
Martin Keßler (student consultant)
Phone: 0800 333 004 301-239 (free call)
Opening times: Mo - Thu 09:00 - 18:30
Fri 09:00 - 16:00
Opening times: Mon–Wed: 8.00-16.00
Opening times: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri: 8.30-16.30
Opening times: Mon-Thu: 8.00-18.00