Institute for International Business

Preparations, Safety, and Insurance

UI Study Abroad has information for preparing to go abroad that covers a range of topics including money conversion, safety/health issues, packing, etc. All participants in the CUHK Accounting Exchange Program should read this information.


The University of Iowa's Student Health Insurance policies do provide worldwide coverage. Learn how to arrange health insurance through the university. If you are covered under other insurance plans, you should check with your insurance representative about coverage outside the United States. It is also recommended that students check with their insurance representative about purchasing travel insurance.