Your health is first priority. Get introduced to the health system, hospitals, doctors and pharmacies in Hamburg.
Doctors treat people with acute illnesses and provide precautionary examinations and vaccinations if necessary.
Hamburg has over 35 hospitals and specialist facilities offering round-the-clock medical care. Find out which hospital is closest to you.
Do you need medication, such as headache or cold medicine? In Germany, medicaments are sold almost exclusively by pharmacies.
The German social system includes health, long-term care, pension, unemployment and accident insurance.
Your social security number is used for personal identification in the social security system. Learn more.
International students must have adequate health insurance coverage to enrol at a German university and obtain a residence permit.
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