Why Choose CISI

About Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI)

Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI) is the leading provider of study abroad and international student insurance coverage. Since 1992, we have insured over 1 million international students and cultural exchange participants worldwide. Our relationships with financially stable insurance carriers, all A rated or better by A.M. Best, enable us to provide the wide-ranging coverage travelers depend upon at affordable prices they appreciate.

Our participants travel to more than 200 countries annually. Destinations include Costa Rica, Italy, Brazil, Egypt, China, the United States and more. Our international and sister offices give CISI direct connections in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, South Africa and Australia.

CISI has a solution to fit your traveling needs and budget.

  • If you are a study abroad student traveling outside of the United States or an international scholar coming to the United States to study, select from individual insurance plan options for reliable coverage and peace of mind for your travels.
  • If you are looking for a group insurance plan for your cultural exchange participants, CISI will work with you to find the coverage you require.
Everywhere you want to study, travel, visit and tour, CISI has you covered.

Worldwide Support and Services

Service during the coverage period is the most important aspect of what we offer. CISI offers 24/7/365 worldwide assistance services – a resource for everything from a lost passport to an emergency evacuation.

Our assistance service has doctors and translators on staff, providing toll-free, worldwide access to benefits, providers, and emergency assistance.

CISI provides coverage to over 150,000 students
traveling to 200 countries each year


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