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Resources for Parents

Resources for Parents

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Bard students considering study abroad, contact Study Abroad Adviser Trish Fleming at or 845-758-7080.

All other students:
Hannah Barrett for all Berlin programs

Jen Murray for all programs at Al-Quds Bard

Leiah Heckathorn for programs at CEU

Quinton Scribner programs in Kyrgyzstan or St. Petersburg, Russia.


Health Insurance Abroad

Europe Assist

As a part of their program fee, Bard Abroad students have access to medical, security and travel-related services through EuropAssist.  You must be registered to use this portal.

Medical Assistance Services
• Emergency Medical Payment
• Medical Search and Referral
• Replacement of Medication and Eyeglasses
• Medical Monitoring
• Visit by Family Member or Friend
• Emergency Evacuation/Medically-Necessary Repatriation
• Repatriation of Mortal Remains
• Trip Interruption

Security Assistance Services
• Political, Natural Disaster or Security Evacuation

Personal Assistance Services
• Pre-Trip Information
• Interpretation/Translation
• Locating Lost or Stolen Items
• Emergency Cash
• Emergency Travel Arrangements
• Legal Assistance/Bail
• Emergency Message Relay

Travel Risk Intelligence Portal
• Member portal that provides destination travel risk intelligence, alerts and useful travel tools

Below you will find resources that will help answer some of your questions as a parent of a study abroad student. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

Resources by Program

Bard Abroad in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan at the American University of Central Asia

Bard Abroad in West Bank, Palestine at Al-Quds College of Arts and Sciences
Bard Abroad in Berlin, Germany at Bard College Berlin
Bard Abroad in Budapest, Hungary at Central European University
Bard Abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia at Smolny College

Resources for All Programs

Before Departure
While Your Student Is Abroad
When Your Student Returns Home