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UW International Insurance

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UW International Insurance

Whether you are engaging in study, research, internships or community engagement abroad, you are required to have UW International Insurance, or to be participating on a program through one of our approved partner programs where insurance is included as part of your fee.   

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The UW International Insurance plan is tailored to the needs of the UW community. Here is an overview of services provided by the plan:

  • Comprehensive emergency coverage abroad
  • Medical, security and natural disaster evacuation services
  • Travel assistance service
  • Current cost of the insurance is detailed below:
    • 1-14 days: $25
    • 15-30 days: $50
    • One semester: $150
    • Academic Year: $300


  • Low cost, calculated by days of coverage
  • Deductible: $0 
  • Major medical insurance benefits while overseas- $100,000 medical accident and injury including hospitalization
  • Evacuation services for medical emergencies- $250,000 medical evacuation
  • Repatriation from anywhere in the world- $100,000 repatriation 
  • Natural and political disaster evacuation coverage- $100,000 non-medical evacuation including war, civil unrest, and natural disaster
  • 24/7 travel assistance and support

Plan coverage


  • Treatment outside the U.S. for injuries or illnesses that occur abroad.

Not covered

  • Medication for pre-existing conditions. Please plan to bring enough medication with you for your entire time abroad.
  • Loss arising from participation in professional sports, scuba diving, hang gliding, parachuting, or bungee jumping. 
  • Elective medical care includes dental care, routine physical exams, and routine eye exams.



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