Study Abroad

Resources & Links

Culture Shock

What's Up With Culture?


U.S. Department of State: Passports
Swift Passport Services (expedited U.S. passport services)

Government (Customs, Consulate, and Embassy Information)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
U.S. Customs & Border Protection
U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs
U.S. Department of State: Current Travel Warnings
U.S. Department of State: Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions
U.S. Department of State: Students Abroad
U.S. Department of State: Tips for Traveling Abroad
U.S. Department of State: Travel Registration

Health and Insurance

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Travelers' Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Vaccinations
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources (UHCSR)
U.S. Department of State: Health

World Health Organization

International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers

Money Matters

Credit Card & ATM Fees Article (May 18, 2010)

Travel Assistance

Lonely Planet-Travel Abroad Guides and Help
International Calling Codes
International Student ID Card
Youth Hostels Worldwide
Currency Exchange Rates
Time Zones

Study Abroad Organizations

American Institute for Foreign Study
STA Travel
Institute of International Education (IIE)
CIEE Council on International Educational Exchange

Funding and Financing your Experience

Country- and Region-specific Information

British Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Canadian Dept of Foreign Affairs
National Consortium for Study in Africa
African Data Dissemination Serv.
U of PA African Studies Center
Latin American Virtual Library
Middle Eastern Virtual Library

The European Information Portal

Work Abroad

Overseas Jobs Web
Universities, Employment and Internships

Dave's ESL Cafe

Web sites for travelers

It’s Your World
The Internet guide of Hostelling
The Lonely Planet
State Department
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
World Health Organization
Medical College of Wisconsin
General guides and articles
Guide to going abroad
Airfare Ticket Information

The European Information Portal

Inexpensive tickets:

International Weather Information

Weather Channel
USA Today

Travel Alerts and Safety Abroad

Travel Warnings/A Safe trip


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