Study Abroad Insurance

Study Abroad programs organized and managed by the Georgia Institute of Technology (GT) provide supplemental insurance to all participants.  This supplemental insurance includes medical, medical evacuation, repatriation of remains, and security (political unrest/natural disaster) coverage. All students who participate in GT study abroad programs are required to have this study abroad insurance plan coverage. For more information, please click here.

PLEASE NOTE:  GT study abroad programs do not provide other types of supplemental insurance coverage, such as theft insurance, trip cancellation insurance, etc.


US State Department Announcements

International Students

If you are a GT student on an F1 visa:
As soon as you apply to a program abroad, you MUST contact International Student and Scholar Services to review your U.S. Visa.  Please email for more information.  

US State Department Travel Advisories

For information regarding current US State Department Travel Advisories, please visit this site. Students are not permitted to travel abroad abroad as part of an educational/experiential activity (including internships) to a country (or areas of countries) that are assigned a US State Department Travel Advisory Level 3 (Reconsider Travel) or 4 (Do Not Travel). Additionally, it is highly recommended for students who are US citizens to register their travel through the US State Department's STEP program

To review the full policy on Restricted Student Travel, click here. To submit an appeal through the GT Appeal Committee on Restricted Student Travel, follow the guidelines outlined here