FACT SHEET 3
Know Before You Go
- Find everything you need to know about travel documents, staying healthy, handling emergencies, and daily living issues while abroad through these great U.S. State Department resource guides.
Ideas for Studying Abroad
- The Instituteof International Education’s IIE Passport — search for learning opportunities to match the needs and interests you define.
- The Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET) is a private, not-for-profit organization that identifies reputable international youth exchange programs, provides leadership and support to the exchange and educational communities, and promotes the importance and educational value of international youth exchange. CSIET publishes an annual Advisory List of organizations that have been evaluated and deemed to meet CSIET standards.
- The Instituteof International Educationadministers the National Security Education Program (NSEP) to provide American undergraduates with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire skills and experience in countries and areas of the world critical to the future security of our nation.
- The International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) is a membership organization of nearly 220 higher education institutions in theUnited States and 35 other countries that are committed to international exchange.
- Mobility International USA (MIUSA)‘s mission is to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in international exchange and development programs. With support from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, MIUSA serves as the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE).
- Check out www.studyabroad.com for an online directory of study abroad opportunities
As Always, stay informed
Until Next Time..