World Citizens Guide - Put together by students for students going abroad.
Center for Disease Control - US governments site for advice on vaccinations and immunizations,
and health conditions abroad. 1-888-232-3228
United States Custom Service - Customs regulations for the United States and international
http://cbp.gov/International Education Resource - Travel resources, warnings, guides, Embassies,
currency converter, insurance, hostels, etc.
US Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs: "Tips for Students Abroad" - Passports,
visas, information about countries, US Embassy and consulate locations, safety precautions,
and links to more information.
Best Study Abroad Resources - Links to publications, web sites, and articles about
American Institue For Foreign Study (AIFS) - International study abroad programs.
STUDY ABROAD RESOURCES
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (US Dept of State) - The Bureau of Educationaland
Cultural Affairs provides numerous resources to foster mutual understanding through
international education and training. This page contains links to all State Department
programs and exchanges.
U.S. Network for Education Information - International Education (US Dept of Education) -
USNEI provides a description and guide to foreign systems of education as well as
American education in order to promote international educational exchanges.
Travel Tips for Students (US Dept of State) - A word to the wise from the folks at
the State Department. To have a safe trip, become familiar with the basic laws and
customs of the country you plan to visit before you travel and avoid reckless behavior.
Students.gov - Students.gov has many resources dedicated to helping students find
information about studying abroad.
CURRENCY Foreign Currency Exchange Rates - The Federal Reserve's daily exchange rates.
Universal Currency Converter - Converts currency rates.
METRIC CONVERSIONS Metric Conversions of Measurement - Length, distance, temperature, speed, volume,
weight, time, etc.
DRIVING AIDS International road safety and international road safety resources.
HOSTELS Hostelz.com - The most complete free online database information guide listing hostels
worldwide including contact information and reviews by people who have stayed in the
Hostels.com - This site is an online booking company (HostelWorld) directing the user
to their listings of North American and international hostels.
Accomodations Abroad - Listed by name, type, and price.
GUIDE BOOKS Frommers - Travel destinations around the world.
Lonely Planet - Excellent travel advice.
CIA World Factbook - Summary of every country's statistics, including geography, climate,
economics, government, demographics, communications, etc.