An increasing number of students are taking a semester abroad as part of their studies. A semester abroad is not only a good thing to have on your CV and for your future career. During this intensive time abroad, students make international contacts, improve their language skills and develop themselves further – reason enough to take the plunge. How to start your stress-free stay abroad with the right preparation and what you should look out for in your insurance cover. The insurances presented here are for persons residing in Germany.