# 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.

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These Assistance Services support you in exercising your rights and fulfilling your duties in the European internal market.

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  1. Points of single contact

    The pan-European network of  Points of Single Contact can provide you with details of any legal requirements and help you to complete relevant procedures.

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    The National Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare, EU-PATIENTEN.DE, is there to answer your questions about cross-border healthcare free of charge and in a competitively neutral way.

    Moreto: 05. National contact points for cross-border healthcare

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