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Saudi Arabia International Student Insurance

International students in Saudi Arabia will find that studying in Saudi Arabia can open many doors, as the country offers a variety of universities for students to engage and learn in an environment that best suits them. Government universities, colleges for men, colleges for women, colleges for health, technical colleges, and private colleges are only a few options available for international students in Saudi Arabia.

Higher Education System

The Ministry of Education sets the standards for Saudi Arabia's educational system. The higher education system is similar to the educational system in the United States. International students in Saudi Arabia can generally earn a bachelor's degree after four years, a master's degree two years after earning their bachelor's degree and a PhD three years after the master's degree.

Studying in Saudi Arabia promises each student special programs that conform to the country's needs, communicative interests between the government and education agencies, specialized degrees up to the graduate level, government scholarships, and more. International students in Saudi Arabia can study at public or private universities that are accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education. Most courses in technology and science fields will be taught in English and the other subjects are taught in Arabic.


Studying in Saudi Arabia is an accomplishment in and of itself, as a minimum score of 75 percent is usually required for admission into science and art programs, along with an entrance exam and a secondary diploma. Admission into a technical college in Saudi Arabia may involve the General Secondary Education Certificate, the Secondary Vocational School Diploma or the Secondary Commercial School Diploma. Admission requirements may vary depending on the school.


International students in Saudi Arabia will have the opportunity to experience the country’s unique culture firsthand. During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims gather together to celebrate the breaking of the fast with festivities that can carry on well into the night. In Saudi Arabia, international students will experience what it is like to have family at the root of social structure and will learn how to prioritize family responsibilities.

Studying in Saudi Arabia can be an experience of a lifetime to many international students. Though most international students in Saudi Arabia will find what they are looking for, international students are encouraged to research the top schools in Saudi Arabia and decide for themselves whether or not this education path is right for them.

Health Insurance

Saudi Arabia mandates that everyone living in the country be covered by a health insurance plan, so even if you will only be studying in Saudi Arabia for a short time, you will need health insurance. As an international student, your plan should cover basic medical needs as well as things like medical evacuation and repatriation.

We offer the following plans to students who are planning to travel, study or visit Saudi Arabia:

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 Saudi-arabia

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