Health and Safety

The health, safety and security of Augsburg students studying abroad and Non-Augsburg students studying abroad at our sites is our highest priority. Please see below for details on the steps we take to ensure all participants’ safety:

Emergency Number 612-817-2830

CGEE’s Minneapolis staff are always on call for emergencies at 612-817-2830, 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

Health Insurance

International travel and Health Insurance is provided by EIIA.

Safety at the Sites

There are additional precautions in place at Augsburg’s own campuses and programs in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Namibia, and Cuba. The CGEE staff monitors local realities, provides additional information to travelers, and takes additional precautions.

Augsburg College Annual Security Report

In accordance with federal law, Augsburg College produces an Annual Security Report. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Augsburg; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.

U.S. Department of State

The US Department of State provides additional information for US citizens traveling internationally. We encourage study abroad participants to browse their information, as it can be helpful when preparing to travel.

Official Blogs:

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)