Once you received your acceptance letter, there are a number of steps you must to take in preparation for your semester or year in Heidelberg. 帮你处理文书工作, we have prepared a 离岗前手册, which you might want to share with your parents. If after reading the pre-departure handbook, 你还有问题吗?, 请寄给马丁·克莱, m.kley [at] uni-澳门银河网站.de (m[点]kley[在]uni-澳门银河网站[点]de).
NOTE: Summer students should consult the 常见问题.
- Fall (shortened Wintersemester and Wintersemester): August 1
The following needs to be completed by all students.
AJY学生: Students participating in the 美国大三 program must also complete the following forms.
暑期课程学生: Students participating in the Heidelberg 暑期项目 must also complete the following forms.
With the exception of the summer program, AJY enrolls all students in high-quality comprehensive health insurance coverage with one of Germany’s leading health insurance carriers, Barmer-GEK. This is in compliance with the requirements German universities set for their foreign students and will allow you to receive any medical care you may need during your stay.
健康 insurance is included in your program fee. Your coverage includes: Doctor’s visits, prescription medicine (a student co-pay of €5 may apply), hospital care (a co-pay of €10 per day may apply), 牙齿及眼睛护理, 物理治疗, 心理健康咨询. 澳门银河网站 has one of Germany’s leading medical schools and is home to excellent hospitals. You will have unlimited access to all local and university hospitals, 大学心理咨询中心, 家庭医生, 在你住院期间还有专家. The program maintains a list of doctors our students have visited in the past and is happy to assist you in finding English-speaking doctors or counselors. All student medical information is confidential and treated with the utmost discretion by program staff.
AJY staff are experienced in dealing with chronic health issues and provides support for students in need of counseling or recurring treatment. 在你离开美国之前.S., please inform AJY of any health issues that may require special attention or arrangements during your stay in Germany.
Your health insurance coverage begins on the official day of arrival (see academic calendar) and ends on the last day of your final month (fall students December 31; extended fall students: February 28/29; spring students: July 31). It is valid throughout Germany and the EU as well as in countries that have corresponding agreements with Germany. It does not cover students in their home country, however. If you plan to arrive early or to remain in Europe after leaving the program has ended, you will be responsible for your own health insurance.
In addition to comprehensive health insurance, the AJY program arranges for all students to be covered for personal liability for the duration of the program. Students are recommended to add medical evacuation and repatriation of remains to their personal insurance policies.
AJY advises all students to stay away from illegal drugs. 请参阅 欧洲毒品法律数据库 on detailed information on illegal drug use and its consequences for Germany and other European countries.
在你到达德国后, we discuss all essential health and safety issues with our students during the first days of orientation. AJY is committed to the safety and wellbeing of its students at all times and has policies and protocols in place to handle emergencies such as natural disasters or acts of terrorism. We do not post our emergency protocols on our website, but students or family members should feel free to contact the AJY office at 澳门银河网站 in 吃午饭, 获取更多详细信息.
澳门银河网站鼓励您参考 旅游警告及警告 在美国.S. Department of State website for Germany as well as any other European country you may wish to travel to. 美国.S. Department of State website provides a detailed fact sheet on 在德国旅行和安全 还有关于 travel to European countries in the Schengen Area.
In addition, we would like to direct you to the 智能旅行者登记计划 哪一个:
- Allows you to receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
- 帮助美国.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency.
- Helps family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency.