Private U.S. medical insurance will only be accepted if the Italian Consulate issuing the visa attaches a cover letter in Italian stating the conditions of the policy and indicating that there are no restrictions. Italian health insurance that complies with the applicable standards can be purchased on campus upon arrival or before hand on line.
Eduservices Association is available to assist you in obtaining Health Insurance for your time abroad. Italian Health Insurance may also be purchased privately. The insurance is a pre-requisite to receiving a student visa and entitles you to emergency health care in public hospitals.