Useful Web Resources for Students Planning to Study Abroad


Resources on living, learning and studying abroad

The U.S. Department of State official information

  • US Department of State, Use this site for all of the following categories except where indicated.
    • Travel Warnings and Information
    • Travel Tips for Students
    • Key Officers of Foreign Service Posts (contact information for all overseas US embassies and consulates)
    • Online US Embassies, Consulates and other Missions,
    • Services for US Citizens Abroad
    • Important Telephone Numbers (for crises involving US citizens abroad, the number to call is 202-647-5225)
    • Passport Services
    • Foreign Entry Requirements (for US citizens travelling abroad as tourists)
    • Foreign Consular Offices in the US (for visas),
    • A Safe Trip Abroad
    • Travel Warning on Drugs Abroad
    • Travel Publications
    • Background Notes (country information)
    • Publications (country reports, embassy information)
    • Travel Warnings and Information
    • US State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (formerly USIA), Official information about all Fulbright programs (for study, research, and teaching abroad), about other official exchange programs, and some information about US government regulations concerning international educational exchange. See: Information on Study and Work Abroad and Promoting International Educational Exchange,

Educational Systems and University Information

Insurance for Students Studying Abroad

Traveling Abroad