• Obligatory insurance in Germany

    If you work in Germany, you are obligated to pay social security contributions (Sozialversicherungsbeiträge). This contribution is part of a social security system for employees. For students in Germany, it is mandatory to have health insurance (§ 5 Abs. 1 Nr. 9 SGB V).

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  • Optional private insurance in Germany

    There is a variety of insurance available to you in Germany. The most popular types of insurance are Private Liability Insurance and Household Contents Insurance. The most important optional insurance in Germany is the Private Liability Insurance (Private Haftpflichtversicherung).

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  • Compulsory insurance in Germany

    If you want to register a car in Germany, you are required by law to have car insurance, § 1 Pflichtversicherungsgesetz.

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