Study abroad resources for students
Students Abroad web site: A great resource for preparing for international experiences created by the US State Department.
The Glimpse Foundation: Forum for young adults to share their experiences of studying and living abroad
AllAbroad.us: Helping all students to study abroad (Great resource for ?'s about planning, funding, discrimination issues, and more for students, parents, & faculty and staff.
DiversityAbroad.com: Resource addressing diversity in study abroad programs
Café Abroad: Student generated study abroad resource
StudentTraveler.com: Page with information on study, work, and travel abroad.
Monetos: The European Union information portal with country specific information for faculty and students who have questions about moving, working or studying in the EU.
IIE Passport: comprehensive search of study abroad programs
StudyAbroad.com: comprehensive search of study abroad programs
globalEDGE: International internship directory created by Michigan State University's International Studies and Programs
KU Office of Study Abroad: search KU programs
IFSA-Butler: IFSA-Butler is a PSU affiliate with programs all over the world.
AustraLearn: AustraLearn is also a PSU affiliate with programs in Australia and New Zealand.
AIFS: AIFS is another PSU affiliate with programs all over the world.
ISA: ISA is another PSU affiliate with programs all over the world.
Middlesex University: Middlesex is a PSU affiliate and is located in London
Yangtze International Study Abroad: Study abroad in China with this PSU affiliate
STA Travel: May have discounted airfare for students
Student Universe: May have discounted airfare for students
U of M Learning Abroad Center- Travel Resources: Travel products and services including rail passes
Railpass.com: Railpasses available for Europe and Australia
Eurail.com: Rail passes for Europe
Kayak.com: A comprehensive search engine for flights
Expedia: A search tool for flights
Travelocity: A search tool for flights
Orbitz: A search tool for flights
Cheapo Air: A search tool for flights
What's Up With Culture: an online cultural training resource
U.S. Postal Service: International shipping information
Zap Tel: International phone cards
GoAbroad.com: International phone cards, cell phones, flight info and more
PlanetPhone: Rent or lease an international cell phone
Telestial: Prepaid wireless phones
World Roam: International cell phone rental
Health and Safety
U.S. Department of State: Links to information about international traveling and U.S. Consulates and Embassies
Center for Disease Control: Information about immunization and health issues of international travel
Center for Global Education: Health and safety, program search, articles on study abroad
Student Handbook, Center for Global Education: General & country specific handbooks for students & parents
HTH Worldwide: Descriptions of international health insurance coverage that can be purchased from IPSO
Transportation Security Administration: Information about international travel regulations
Currency converter: find the exchange rate from U.S. Dollars to the currency in the host country
Tripplus Travel Card: A card that combines travel insurance, phone card, ATM/Debit card, document and info storage & 24/7 toll-free travel and emergency assistance
Foreign Currency: this guide should help you get familiar with the foreign currency you will be using abroad
If other links not listed have been helpful in preparing for your study abroad experience, please email the link and how you used it to the Study Abroad Coordinator.