From beginning to end, preparing for your program can be very stressful. That's why it's a good idea to find out as much as you can about traveling and more specifically, about your host country, even if you think it's too early to start; remember that being informed is always a smart move!
The Office of Study Abroad strongly recommends using these resources to obtain useful information related to travel in general and study abroad - before and during your program.
Start here! The Center for Global Education
The Center fo Global Education is an international resource center with tons of information for educators, U.S. Study Abroad students, international students in the U.S., and parents. Make sure you explore all the topics related to studying abroad available on this website!
General information from the U.S. Department of State
The Department of State provides information regarding international issues, including policy, travel warnings, and more. The U.S. Department of State also has offers great resources for students abroad, so make sure you check them out!
Travel Regulations and U.S. Customs
Curious about travel regulations, what to bring to or from your host country? These resources can help you find the answers!
You are also encouraged to use travel warnings currently existent for other countries, for example:
Exchange rates, currency converter
In addition, try these airlines and internet search engines:
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