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Künstlersozialkasse

German word: Künstlersozialkasse

English translation: Artists' social insurance

The Künstlersozialkasse is an institution of the social insurance system in Germany since 1983. Its goal is to support freelance artists and publishers by paying half of the fees for health insurance, rent and other mandatory social insurances. There are currently 187.000 KSK members in Germany source.

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