# Spending time abroad
Follow your dreams of travel. But whether you are planning a semester abroad, want to visit exotic destinations or will be travelling with children in tow, safety and health are important. Here you will find information for long, short or unusual stays abroad.To Services
Information about Rights & Duties
If you want to learn the German language, you can take part in an integration course under certain conditions.
If you successfully complete the integration course within 2 years, you can apply for a refund of 50 percent of your cost contribution under certain conditions.
Wenn Sie für Ihre gesetzliche Krankenversicherung und die Pflegeversicherung zu hohe Beiträge gezahlt haben, können Sie bei Ihrer Krankenkasse eine Erstattung beantragen.
If you receive social benefits or are financially needy for other reasons, you can attend the integration course free of charge under certain conditions.
If you are a taxable (legal) person and generate foreign income from a country with which an agreement exists for the avoidance of double taxation, a certificate of residence may be required for submission to a foreign tax authority. may be required.
If you want to use the online ID card function as a providing organization in your own application, you need an authorization certificate.