eSIM data in 175+ countries
Student eSIM

Get an international student eSIM

• Prepaid mobile data in 170+ countries
• Data starting at $4.50/week
• No in-store visits or SIM card swaps


Skip the SIM card swaps

If you’re studying abroad, a downloadable SIM (eSIM) is the easy, affordable way to stay connected with loved ones back home and avoid expensive roaming charges.
How do I use eSIM?
1. Buy data for a country or region
2. Install your eSIM on your phone
3. Activate your data package

Can I call and text?

When you’re using an eSIM for data, you can call and text on your regular number, or you can use a low-cost internet phone number that works over Wi-Fi or data.

Why choose aloSIM for study abroad?

International Student eSIM


Install your eSIM in under two minutes, with no in-store visits or physical SIM cards required.

International student eSIM


Our prepaid data packages start at $4.50/week, and you can add more data anytime you need it.

Student eSIM


No matter where you go, you’ll have data for all your favorite apps. No need to hunt for free Wi-Fi.

Prepaid data perfect for international students

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“I traveled to multiple countries during my study abroad semester, and aloSIM’s global coverage ensured I stayed connected everywhere. It was a lifesaver!” – Ahmed, Egypt 🇪🇬
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“aloSIM made my study abroad experience so much better! No more worrying about outrageous roaming charges, and I could easily add data whenever I needed it.” – Maria, Spain 🇪🇸
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“Setting up aloSIM was a breeze. The easy installation and affordable plans saved me time and money, allowing me to focus on my studies and exploring new places.” – Emily, USA 🇺🇸
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Questions about using eSIM?

  • What is aloSIM, and how does it work?

    aloSIM is a digital SIM card that provides you with access to mobile data while traveling abroad. It works by allowing you to download a virtual SIM card to your device, eliminating the need for a physical SIM card.

  • Can anyone use an eSIM?

    As long as someone has an unlocked, eSIM-compatible device, they can use an eSIM to connect to data networks in 170+ countries. We have a neat eSIM compatibility tester that people can use if they’re sure they have a supported device.

  • Where can I use aloSIM?

    aloSIM offers global coverage in 170+ countries, making it an ideal choice for international students studying abroad.

  • How do I download and install aloSIM?

    Downloading, installing and activating your aloSIM package is easy. Visit our website, follow the step-by-step instructions, and you’ll be connected in no time. No in-store visits are required!

  • Are there any hidden fees or roaming charges?

    No, aloSIM eliminates the worry of expensive roaming charges. You’ll only pay for the data package you choose, and you can add more data as needed.

  • Can I change or upgrade my data plan?

    Yes, you can easily upgrade or change your data plan as your needs evolve. Just visit our website and make the adjustments to your plan.

  • What happens if I run out of data during my plan's validity period?

    You can easily add more data to your plan whenever you need it. Simply visit our website and top up your data balance.

  • Can I make and receive calls with a data-only eSIM?

    A data-only eSIM provides your device with the data it needs to connect to the internet, but not a phone number you can pass out to friends and family.

    Don’t fret, though. You can absolutely still make and receive calls with an eSIM. Here are three different options.

  • Where can I learn more about aloSIM?

    To learn more about aloSIM, a great place to start is our blog, which answers everything from “What is eSIM?” and “How to buy eSIM online” to explaining exactly how to use eSIM for travel data.

  • Do you offer any student discounts?

    Inquire with your university if they are an aloSIM affiliate partner. Students of our affiliate universities gain access to an exclusive 10% discount through a special coupon code.

    Join the aloSIM affiliate program

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