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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.

GoAbroad.com: Comprehensive resource for international education

GoOverseas.com: More useful information


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

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

Cheapflights.com: a search tool for flights

Homestaybooking.com: a search tool for homestays


Skype: Internet international calling & messaging service

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