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Italy International Student Insurance

International Student Health Insurance for Students in Italy

We all know that Italy is renowned for good food and incredible scenery and monuments - but did you also know that they have 58 state universities that offer some of the most diverse courses and programs available? Italy is also home to some of the oldest universities in the world, and is the birthplace of the Bologna process, the standard in higher education in Europe and a growing in influence.

For students with an interest in history, Italy offers almost limitless draws, from ancient Roman ruins, to the birth of the Renaissance, to remnants of fascism and World War II. International students will have the opportunity to visit the ruins of Greek amphitheaters in Sicily, Monte di Paschi, the world’s oldest bank still in existence, and Mussolini’s attempt to revive the monuments of the ancient empire in Rome.

Healthcare in Italy

Student who study in Italy will also be exposed to a healthcare system that is very diverse. The healthcare in Italy is a mixture of private and public facilities, and some of the public facilities may have long wait times and basic facilities.

However, as an international student who is planning to study or visit Italy, the two main visas that you would be applying for both require proof of international health and travel insurance coverage. Most likely you will be applying for a Schengen Visa (for travel up to 90 days in length) or for a National Visa (which will cover any trips more than 90 days).

In terms of medical insurance - the Italy visa insurance requirements are:

  • Letter from University

    If you are covered by your school's insurance plan, you will need to show a letter from them detailing the coverage that you have with them as proof of coverage during your time abroad in Italy.

  • Private Insurance

    For all others, you will need to purchase your own private health and travel insurance coverage that provides you with international student health insurance coverage during your time in Italy.

  • Confirmation Letter

    Your confirmation letter from your school or insurance company needs to state coverage dates, amount of coverage for medical expenses, emergency medical evacuation and hospital stays incurred in Italy during stay.

To assist internationals students who will be studying in Italy, we have a range of international insurance plans that offer coverage that will meet and exceed the requirements for the Italian Consulates and Government.

Please also note all plans can be purchased online, with instant confirmation and a visa letter will be automatically generated to submit with your visa application.

We offer the following plans for international students studying in Italy:

Europe Travel Atlas Travel Student Secure
Policy MaximumPolicy Max. €40,000 to €6 Million $50,000 to $2 Million $200,000 to $5,000,000 max$200k to $5M max
DeductibleDed. €0 up to €2,000 $0 up to $5,000 $25 up to $100
Currency € Euro priced $ USD priced $ USD priced
Premium Starting at €0.54/ day Starting at $0.85/ day Starting at $0.85/ day

Best Insurance Plans for Italy

We have a range of insurance plans, however for students studying in Italy the best insurance options are: