For International Participants

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OPTIONAL 21-Day Extended Training and Cultural Education Program

Designed for international participants who wish to complete either the 2-week Level I or 1-week Level II certification training program and remain in residence for one or two additional weeks for an extended training and cultural learning experience. Contact the Center for more details on how to apply and obtain a visa through the University Office of International Scholars and Students.

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Visa Requirements

All international persons planning to attend our International Nonviolence Summer Institute will need to carry a valid passport. The U.S. government will require most of you to obtain a visa in order to visit the United States. Please start the visa application process early, as obtaining a visa can be a slow process, requiring paperwork, appointment scheduling.

Click here to check requirements for obtaining a visa for the U.S.

Medical Insurance
The United States law requires that all international participants have valid and adequate health insurance. This includes a general health insurance policy, as well as a supplemental policy, which provides comprehensive coverage for medical evacuation and repatriation in the case of a catastrophic accident, illness, injury, or even death. It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that his/her insurance coverage provider to meet these requirements. You should call your health insurance provider to insure you are covered overseas. In the event that you should need medical care, you or your medical insurance provider will be expected to pay for all necessary medications and services at the time they are rendered.

For more information and assistance contact:
Thupten Tendhar
summerinstitute@etal.uri.edu