We highly recommend our clients to sign up for private health and travel insurance before departing for Spain (insurance is not included in the AASS program fees). The price for standard insurance is between 20-200Eur depending on how long you're planning on staying. Typical travel insurance plans cover health, loss of luggage, theft, accidents, etc.
Most EU citizens will be covered by their national health insurance if they're staying in Spain for less than 3 months, but we recommend contacting your insurance provider for exact information (normally you're asked to apply for a European Health Insurance Card or fill out an E111 form). Remember that EU insurance will only cover medical expenses.
Remember that the EU insurance will only cover medical expenses.
The standard insurance used by you or your parents typically won't have any coverage abroad, but most insurance companies offer supplemental travel insurance.
If you have trouble finding good travel insurance, we recommend World Normads Travel Insurance, an Australian insurance company that specializes in providing travel insurance to students from all over the world.