This article will provide information for students regarding their insurance cover whilst studying abroad.
Yes, the University insurance automatically covers all students while undertaking approved exchanges/placements involving travel outside England, Scotland and Wales at no additional cost to students - Insurance Cover note.
It is important to note that you must complete a Permission To Travel Form as soon as possible, you will not be covered by the policy until you do so.
Erasmus+ Graduate Trainees
Erasmus+ graduate participants are responsible for purchasing their own insurance cover sufficient to cover their activities abroad. A copy of the insurance policy must be provided to the Exchanges and Study Abroad team at the point of signing the Erasmus+ Mobility Grant Agreement. Without proof of valid insurance cover, the Exchanges and Study Abroad team cannot approve eligibility on the Erasmus+ Graduate Traineeship programme.
Erasmus Mundus students
Erasmus Mundus students (e.g. those attending PhD Legal Psychology) will need additional insurance cover to meet their grant requirements.