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Study Abroad Search Databases

Study Abroad Magazines for Students

Transitions Abroad
Abroad View
Glimpse Abroad
Cafe Abroad

Goverment Resources

US State Department (Students Abroad)
Information on travel documents; health; emergencies; embassies; smart travel; to go; voting from abroad; and news and alerts.

US State Department (International Travel)

US Embassies and Consulates
Listing of U.S. embassies and consulates throughout the world.

Travel Advisories
Travel warnings and consular information sheets from the U.S. Department of State.

Country Background Notes
Includes facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states; some dependencies; and areas of special sovereignty.

The World Factbook
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) World Factbook.

Transportation Security Administration
Information on airport security procedures, restrictions, etc. The Travel Assistant page is highly recommended for first-time flyers, inexperienced travelers, or for those who haven't recently traveled by plane.

Global Media - News Sources

Radio Free Europe
Listen live to news by country and by language!

Start 4 All
Newspaper listings by country.

Travel Resources

STA Travel
The world's largest student, youth, and budget travel organization, specializing in low cost airfare, accommodations, packages, rail passes, and travel insurance.

Student Universe
Online resource that allows students to research and purchase reduced-cost travel products online.

Cafe Abroad
An online community and interactive news magazine for study abroad students.

The Currency Site
Currency converter with historical tables, current rates, and forecasts for world currencies.

Lonely Planet Travel Guide

Let's Go Travel Guide

Rough Guide to Travel

Guide to Hosteling

Hostels Worldwide

Worldwide Internet Cafe Guide

Exito Travel
Latin American travel specialists

European rail experts

Study Abroad Resources Serving Students with Disabilities

Mobility International USA (MIUSA)
Excellent site with many resources for administrators and students.

University of Minnesota Learning Abroad Center: Access Abroad
Excellent site with many resources for administrators and students.

Mental Health and Crisis Management: Assisting University of Notre Dame Study Abroad Students (2002)

Study and Work Abroad for People with Disabilities
A website that lists the programs available in a multitude of countries worldwide, including information about local conditions as well as the organizations that are looking for new contacts.

Higher Education Accessibility Guide
This website is a guide to the accessibility services that are available in higher education institutions across Europe. The information includes contact information for a large number of European institutes and programs that specialize in providing resources for those with disabilities who would like to travel abroad.

Student Disability Travel Resources for Europe
A website with contact information for various institutions and programs specializing in those with disabilities.

No Barriers to Study (NBTS)
The NBTS is a consortium of college and university professionals from the areas of disability services, international programs, study abroad, diversity, and other interested groups. The NBTS group meets twice a year to discuss issues and concerns regarding students with disabilities studying abroad.


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