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Programs

External Resources

Directories of Study Abroad Programs

www.iiepassport.org

A thorough listing of study abroad programs sponsored by colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.

www.GoAbroad.com

A site with sections for studying, working abroad and teaching abroad as well.

www.studyabroad.com

An authoritative site with listings for many study abroad programs.

www.diversityabroad.com

A searchable database and comprehensive resource center for students interested in international study, intern, work, volunteer, teach, scholarship, grad school and career opportunities.

Travel Guides and Books

www.roughguides.com

The Rough Guides publishes an authoritative and engaging series of travel guides to destinations around the world. The website contains the complete text from the guidebooks.

www.letsgo.com

The Let's Go! guides are a low-budget, student-oriented series of travel guides.

www.lonelyplanet.com

Lonely Planet Travel Guides are well known for their appeal to independent, adventurous travelers, and they have a particularly strong reputation for destinations in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The website contains a host of travel-related services.

www.monetos.co.uk/service/student-life/

This student life guide gives a detailed introduction to the different countries and regions of the UK, their best features and most appealing qualities for students. Guides to individual universities are also available with details of student accommodation, finding work, local transport, living costs and keeping safe.

www.interculturalpress.com

The site for Intercultural Press, with many excellent publications related to intercultural issues.

away.com

The Adventurous Traveler Bookstore. Claims to be "the world's most complete source of outdoor travel books, maps, videos, CD-ROMs, and posters."

Travel Reservations

www.statravel.com

STA Travel. An online, student travel agency featuring discounted airfare and rail passes and other student-oriented travel information.

www.studentuniverse.com

A comprehensive online travel agency that caters to students.

www.iyhf.org

The International Youth Hostel Foundation lists youth hostel locations worldwide. Some locations can even be booked online.

Travel Documents

www.projectvisa.com

Links to visa information and embassies from around the world. This is a crucial resource for researching visa questions.

travel.state.gov/passport

The U.S... State Department's website about passport services. The authoritative source for information about how to get a U.S.. passport.

www.cbp.gov

The U.S. Government Customs Service. The website includes useful information for travelers, including what items you must declare upon re-entering the United States.

Health and Safety

travel.state.gov

From the travel section of the United States Department of State, this is a comprehensive source of travel information, risks and requirements, and includes the U.S... Government Travel Warnings.

www.cdc.gov

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is a good source for determining the health risks in countries you will be traveling in, and for finding out what vaccinations, if any, you must receive before leaving the United States.

News

www.bbc.co.uk

The world service of the British Broadcasting Corporation, an excellent source of international news.

www.iht.com

The International Herald Tribune, published by the New York Times. This newspaper specializes in international news from a U.S... perspective.

Miscellaneous

www.countrycallingcodes.com

Country calling codes.

www.travel-library.com

Worldwide travel and tourism information. Contains great links to other sites.