Gathering information about the host country is strongly suggested to our students. Aside from the information provided in the Pre-Departure Information section, we offer additional links and resources that might be helpful to you.
Health & Safety
The US State Department website provides extensive information for people living abroad as well as Travel Warning. We strongly encourage students and parents to consult the State Department Travel Warnings
The State Department’s Office of American Citizens Services and Crisis Management (ACS) administer the Consular Information Program, which informs the public of conditions abroad that may affect their safety and security. Country Specific Information, Travel Alerts, and Travel Warnings are vital parts of this program. For more information, please visit: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/alertswarnings.html
Your health is as important as your safety, inquire information on vaccinations and medications that you need before you depart. Connect with your primary care doctors for advice and check the Centers for Disease Control Travel website for information.
For basic travel information about most countries, visit the Lonely Planet’s website. This website is geared more for tourists than students but you will certainly be able to get an idea about the host country you are going to.
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Information on study abroad:
Association of Safe International Abroad