All BUW guest students must provide evidence of adequate health insurance on enrollment at BUW.
If you belong to a public health insurance organization in a member state of the EU or EFTA and complete the international form E109, E 111 or E 112, or alternatively hold a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), you will be eligible for medical treatment in any other EU or EFTA member state. The E-form or EHIC card must be presented on enrollment.
If you do not have a health insurance of your own that is valid for Germany, you must, immediately on arrival in Wuppertal, register with a German public health insurance organization. As a rule, German health insurance organizations cover the costs of medicine, doctor’s bills and hospital expenses.
The Health Insurance System in Germany (1A Verbraucherportal)
FIRST AID an illustrated Health Dictionary