Study Abroad Category

Blog posts that address insurance issues related to study abroad.

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 [...]

 

Why You Need Emergency Medical Evacuation Coverage

Monday, March 10th, 2014

  When you’re traveling outside of your home country, you may be concerned about health insurance. If you get sick or injured you want to make sure you are protected in a foreign place. But what type of insurance do you need? Is regular health insurance enough? What most people don’t know is that traveling [...]

 

Health Insurance to Study Abroad in Spain

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Studying abroad can be the most exciting, fulfilling time of your life. However, a lot of planning and foresight is required to prepare yourself for your adventure. Many students forget an important aspect of traveling abroad – health insurance! Many study visas in different countries require you to be covered, and Spain is no exception. [...]

 

Top 5 Documents Needed When Studying Abroad

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Planning your study abroad trip can be fun, but making sure you bring all the necessary documents can be painful to remember. After all, what should you bring and what should you leave at home? Don’t wake up the night before you leave stressing whether you’ve got everything packed. Plan ahead, so you’ll be prepared. [...]

 

Avoid an Epic Fail and Find These Must-Have Insurance Benefits

Monday, December 9th, 2013

If this is your first time researching international health insurance, it’s more than likely an overwhelming experience. When searching through the long list of benefits and exclusions, find a plan that has the following must-have insurance benefits: Doctor Visits- Even if you are visiting or studying your host country for a short time period, you [...]

 

Before You Study Abroad Don’t Forget To…

Friday, October 25th, 2013

The trip that you’ve been dreaming of for years is finally here – not just a week cruise or weekend road trip, but a whole semester or year of cultural exploration! It’s time to study abroad, but before you do, don’t forget the following: Know where you are going  It may seem obvious, but with [...]

 

8th Annual Travel Video Contest

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Fancy yourself as a budding movie director? Want to win $4,000? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you should take a look at the 8th Annual InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest! Run each year, the contest is now in its 8th year and provides international students and travelers with the opportunity to showcase [...]

 

Study Abroad Insurance for Spain

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

If you are given the opportunity to study in Spain, you have a unique chance to explore and learn about an incredibly interesting and diverse region. With over 46 million people, Spain is home to a variety of regional identities including Baques, Catalans, Galicians, and Castilians. If you are hoping to learn Spanish—or maybe the [...]

 

How to Make the Most of Your Study Abroad

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Studying abroad is a once in a lifetime experience, and it can be one of the best times of your life. However, if you spend your time locked away in your room, on Facebook, or only socialize with people from your home country, well, you may as well have stayed at home. The following are [...]

 

Visit Thailand | Ayutthaya Heritage City

Monday, July 29th, 2013

International students studying in Thailand have a plethora of things to do and see when there, but one place that you should not miss the opportunity to visit is the Ayutthaya Heritage City. Ayutthaya is the capital city of Ayutthaya province in Thailand. It was founded as the capital of Siam in 1350 by King [...]