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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 Helping all students to study abroad (Great resource for ?'s about planning, funding, discrimination issues, and more for students, parents, & faculty and staff. Resource addressing diversity in study abroad programs

Café Abroad: Student generated study abroad resource Page with information on study, work, and travel abroad. Comprehensive resource for international education 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 Railpasses available for Europe and Australia A comprehensive search engine for flights

Expedia: A search tool for flights

Travelocity: A search tool for flights

Orbitz: A search tool for flights a search tool for flights a search tool for homestays


Skype: Internet international calling & messaging service

U.S. Postal Service: International shipping information

Zap Tel: International phone cards 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