International Health Insurance
Foreign Travel Assistance & Insurance
Purchasing Additional Insurance
For any faculty who plan to travel longer than two weeks before or after your study abroad program and would like to purchase additional insurance coverage or if you would like to purchase insurance coverage for a guest, you can do so at the link below:
Students Participating in Other Study Abroad Programs or Independent Travel
It is important to realize that most U.S. insurance coverage is not recognized abroad. Therefore, Texas State Education Abroad Office strongly recommends that you acquire sufficient health and accident insurance for the entire period of your trip. Ask your study abroad program provider if you will have insurance coverage while participating in the program; if so, request a detailed description of this policy. The following insurance companies provide health insurance to study abroad students (these options are presented as a reference, and it is not the intention of Texas State Education Abroad to recommend any of these companies):
Travelex Insurance Services, 800.228.9792
For health information on specific destinations, visit the National Center for Infectious Disease: Traveler's Health page. Please refer to the Health and Safety Abroad page for more information on health and safety abroad.