The respective health insurance status must be proven in order to take up a course of study. Trier University of Applied Sciences will participate in the student registration procedure SMV from 01.12.2021. From this day on, according to §199a SGB V, the data transfer between the university and the health insurance company must take place exclusively electronically in both directions.
This electronic procedure replaces the paper procedure. Within the Student Notification Procedure (SMV), data subject to notification is exchanged between universities and health insurance funds: health insurance funds report, for example, insurance backlogs, changes in health insurance funds and information on outstanding contributions. The universities send information on the start and end of the insured student's studies
Step 1: Requesting the digital insurance confirmation (before starting the online application)
You inform your chosen health insurance company that you will be studying at Trier University of Applied Sciences and provide the health insurance company with the details of Trier University of Applied Sciences. Please quote the university sender number H0002131 to your health insurance company.
See in particular the following excerpt from §199a SBG V:
(2) Every prospective student must prove to the state or state-recognised higher education institution before enrolment that he/she is insured in the statutory health insurance fund or will be insured at the beginning of the semester, at the earliest on the day of enrolment, or that he/she is not statutorily insured because he/she is exempt from insurance, exempted from compulsory insurance or not compulsorily insured. The prospective student requests the health insurance company to report the proof of his/her insurance status according to sentence 1 to the state or state-recognised higher education institution.
Step 2: Online application/enrolment in the university portal
In the online enrolment, you must provide information on your health insurance coverage. Please note the following information:
Choose compulsory insurance if you are covered by the statutory health insurance for students for your studies or if you are covered by family insurance: In any case, the entry of the insurance number is obligatory, enter it now.
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