Health Insurance

Mandatory Health Insurance Information for Egyptian Students

All Egyptian students between the age of 0 - 64, including faculty and staff dependents, are automatically enrolled in the mandatory health insurance plan provided by Globemed for a premium of $28 for the spring 2023 semester. The coverage period extends from February to July 2023.

Students who are enrolled in equivalent/superior health insurance plans and wish to be exempt may apply for exemption here no later than February 15, 2023, at 3 pm Cairo Local Time.

For detailed information regarding health insurance, visit GlobeMed. To know the network/healthcare providers, choose tier 004 in the healthcare provider's section.

For further information, you may send an email to

If you are sick/ill, all you need to do is send an email to the medical insurance company at, attaching your prescription, insurance ID number, name and branch of the pharmacy/hospital/lab. Make sure to state in the subject line that you want approval without a card. If you have already paid out of pocket and wish to request a reimbursement, then fill in the reimbursement form with the correct bank details (bank name, branch, and account number) along with the other information on the form. Send it along with any other documents you have regarding this specific claim to

The medical insurance company covers the confirmed cases of COVID-19 either by positive PCR/abnormalities in lab tests/chest CT scan through cash and refund 100%. In other words, you will have to pay out of pocket and then file for reimbursement only if you are a confirmed COVID-19 case. Treatment protocol and inpatient cases are also covered once confirmed COVID-19.

For the local medical insurance plans, click here.

Health Care and Insurance for International Students

For more information, click here.