Study Abroad Useful Websites

On this page you will find links that will provide resources about the country visit.

Country Profiles

Country Background Notes
World Factbook

Health Information

Health Issues and Recommendations:
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
National Institute of Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
World Health Organization

Medical facilities available in your host country:

Health emergencies

Travelers Checklist

Pre-departure resources

VISA Information:
US Passports & International Travel

International Student Identification Card

Political issues in host country

Information on types of voltage converter/plus adapters you will need for electrical appliances:

While Abroad

Students Abroad

Country calling codes

US Embassies and Consulates:
Websites of U.S. Embassies, Consulates & Diplomatic Missions
US Passports & International Travel

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program

Embassies and Consulates:

If you are overseas and need to find a consulate please click here

Additional Resources

For other general information on study abroad:

To purchase a travel guide
English-language newspapers around the world

World time zones