Study Abroad & Travel Resources
Students Abroad - U.S. State Department
International Travel Resource Library - USA.gov
CampusFrance - Begin here for French visas
Country, current events, money, and language information
CultureGrams - country specific information on manners, customs, and more GT 150.C858 v1-4
Statesman's Yearbook - current country summaries and statistics Reference JA 51 .S7
Country Insights - From Foreign Affairs and International Trade CanadaKwintessential Country Profiles - Cultures, customs, and etiquette
Study in Australia website
Travelex Cash Passport - The Cash Passport allows you to pre-load your travel budget
for use in ATMs, shops, and restaurants where Euros and Pounds are used. You can
load your Cash Passport with a choice of two currencies, € Euro and £ GBP. The Cash
Passport is not connected to your bank account. It is PIN and signature protected and
has 24/7 Global Emergency Assistance. Students should carefully check fees,
currency conversion rates and "fine print" before signing up for any card.
Foreign Languages for Travelers
Health & Safety
Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) from the U.S. Department of State
Know Before You Go - Safety Video
Health and Safety Abroad - A comprehensive video series by Dr. Frank Gillingham, medical director for HTH Worldwide, designed to help study abroad students prepare for their experience. The series covers how to address, avoid or manage common health and safety issues.
WVUH-East/Business Health ~ for immunizations, travel health questions, etc.
Please call for appointments and pricing information at 304-264-1247
Culture Shock & Transition Adjustment
Share your Study Abroad story with others
CIS: Center for International Studies
Global Learning Semesters
GlobaLinks Learning Abroad
ISA: International Studies Abroad
ISEP: International Student Exchange Program
Shepherd works with WVU for ISEP Programs.
APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR ISEP:
Fall programs - January 15
Spring programs - September 1
You MUST consult with the Shepherd Study Abroad Office several weeks
prior to applying for an ISEP placement.
KEI: Knowledge Exchange Institute