Ensuring the right insurance cover is in place for foreign stays

Statutory accident insurance for periods spent abroad by trainees

Coverbild: BWP 4/2018
Issue/Year (Volume) 4/2018 (47)
Page(s) 32-33

A number of issues arise when preparing for a foreign stay as part of VET. These include insurance cover for accidents at work. It is important to clarify whether German statutory accident insurance provisions apply before embarking upon a placement in another country. This article describes the various legal foundations and options for periods of time spent abroad.