Study Abroad Category

Blog posts that address insurance issues related to study abroad.

Insurance Requirements and Options for Studying Abroad in France

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Ten of the top 25 study abroad destinations for US citizens are inside Europe- number four on that list is France, according to the 2011/2012 Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Open Doors report. The latest report shows that there were 17,168 US students who studied abroad in France during the last academic year- a 0.9 [...]

 

Summer Travel Inspiration for Students

Monday, August 4th, 2014

August has arrived again and the carefree whims of June and July are nothing but a fond memory again. Sure, the sun is still shining, the pools and beaches still crowded, but the school year ahead is looming over again like the cool breeze of the autumn, waiting to force the white sundresses into the [...]

 

International Student Insurance Requirements for Denmark

Monday, June 30th, 2014

If you’re planning on studying in Denmark as an international student, you might be wondering what you need when it comes to meeting the international student insurance requirements for Denmark. The answer is- it will depend on your situation. First, it’s important to realize that Denmark has nationalized healthcare. This means that eligible citizens in [...]

 

Top Hidden European Travel Destinations for Students

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Summer time is here, and that means that many students will be grabbing their backpacks and making the journey across Europe. While most students venture to the big – and expensive cities – such as London, Paris, Prague, take the path less traveled and you might just surprise yourself (and spare your wallet!). Here are [...]

 

What Belgium Offers International Students!

Friday, June 20th, 2014

When looking at international destinations to study abroad, most students who are looking to Europe tend to opt for England, Spain, Italy or maybe even Germany. But, a country that is often overlooked is Belgium – and we are here to tell you why you should consider it as a study destination as Belgium has [...]

 

Insurance for Studying Abroad in Spain

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

What insurance is required for me in Spain? Looking for insurance for studying abroad in Spain or traveling to Spain? Good job thinking ahead! Spain is a part of the Schengen region and insurance is required to enter the country. There is a chance that citizens of some countries have a reciprocal agreement with Spain [...]

 

Fun Ways to Deal with Culture Shock

Monday, May 12th, 2014

International students come in many different shapes and sizes. Some are experienced world travelers while some are leaving their home for the first time. As exciting as studying in a foreign country can be, many people underestimate the probability of suffering from culture shock. Each culture is unique in different ways, and these differences can [...]

 

Health Insurance for International Students in Italy

Monday, May 5th, 2014

If you’re planning on studying in Italy you more than likely already know that it’s a country that offers a number of top notch educational institutions for students to choose to study at. With its deep history and large amount of museums- it provides the perfect backdrop for an international education. If you’re going to [...]

 

Insurance for Studying Abroad in Russia

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Students studying abroad in Russia get to experience one of the most exotic, vast countries in the world. While the size of Russia alone is outstanding, the cultural diversity and educational advantages of this special country are many. But venturing into the unknown comes with increased risks. The change in climate and exposure to new [...]

 

Insurance for International Students in Japan

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Japan has become a popular destination for international students and it’s no surprise. Japanese educational institutions offer high education standards as well as affordable tuition. Like all people studying internationally, you will want to consider your health insurance options while you are in Japan. Your options differ depending on the longevity of your stay. Here [...]