Country Insurance Requirements Category

Our country requirements section outlines the insurance requirements that are laid out by specific countries, either as a student or traveler. If you are going to be traveling abroad and applying for a visa, this section will help you find out what you need to do.

Insurance for Studying Abroad in Russia

April 25th, 2014 by Victoria Troupe

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

April 14th, 2014 by Victoria Troupe

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 […]

Health Insurance for International Students in the Netherlands

March 31st, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

There are currently more than 65,000 international students in the Netherlands and for many good reasons. The Netherlands is one of the safest countries in the world- this means not only can students from around the world rest assured that they won’t have too many safety blunders while abroad, but convincing parents to allow a […]

Schengen Visa Travel Easier?

March 21st, 2014 by Ross Mason

With the recent news that travelers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will no longer need to apply for the Schengen Visa to travel to Europe, travel to Europe for citizens from the UAE will be much easier. The restriction will be lifted once a joint team meets to execute the new resolution, and hopefully […]

Health Insurance for Study Abroad in Italy

February 26th, 2014 by Jennifer Frankel

If you will be study abroad in Italy, it’s important to get your health care in check so that you meet your visa requirements and have protection in case you need medical care. There are two aspects that will affect your health insurance coverage mandated by the Italian government: Your country of origin Length of […]

Health Insurance to Study Abroad in Spain

February 10th, 2014 by Victoria Troupe

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. […]

Health Insurance for International Students in Portugal

January 20th, 2014 by Jennifer Frankel

Studying in Portugal as an international student is a great find. With affordable tuition, a genuine European experience, and a chance to practice your Portuguese – you can’t go wrong! The health care in Portugal is also one of the finest in the world. Consider this. The Portuguese health care system was ranked #12 in […]

Why Study in Italy?

December 23rd, 2013 by Ross Mason

What is not to love about Italy? The food, the wine, the incredible countryside – the list goes on and on! It is also a destination of growing importance for international students as the number of international students studying in Italy has rocketed in the past 10 years. In the last 10 years alone, it […]

December 2013 Travel Warnings

December 2nd, 2013 by Ross Mason

The December 2013 travel warnings are a listing of any warnings that have been posted by the US Department of State in the month of November, warning travelers who plan to visit those countries. Remember to exercise extra care if you are visiting these countries, and check with your travel insurance provider to make sure […]

Top 5 Things To Do In Poland

August 23rd, 2013 by Ross Mason

International students who study in Poland will have no shortage of things to do, particularly if they are interested in history. Poland is a land of Gothic castles, old markets, and high-rise houses filled with history. Here is a list of the top 5 things to do in Poland as an international student. You should […]

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