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Learn more about a country
CIA World Factbook - Get some background information countries you are interested in. Demographics, language and transnational issues such as civil rights and more are also covered.

cia world fact book india

Keep up to date with current events in the region you are interested in.

Here is a list of Newspapers & News Websites from all over the world

Library Press Display provides a full-color and full-page collection of newspapers from around the world.
Select a country on the left side of the page:
select a country with the scroll menu on the left

You'll see an up-to-date full color list of magazines and newspapers from that country.

india newspaper list

Travel Guides & Maps
The PCL Map Collection has digitized over 11K maps from all over the world.

Visit the PCL Map Room in PCL 1.306 to see maps in print or to read travel guides.

You can search the library catalog for travel guides, many of which will be available as e-books. Search the name of your country (or large city) and the words 'travel guide':

search the catalog for travel guides by typing the country name and the words 'travel guide' into a keyword search. limit to books and ebooks.

You may also search a culture or region and the word 'etiquette' to learn customs:
enter the name of a culture or region and the word 'etiquette' as a keyword search. limit to books.

Health & Safety
The State Department lists safety alerts and warnings for every country.

travel alerts from state department

Will you need vaccines to visit a country? The Center for Disease Control offers health advice to travelers.

cdc website vaccines

Get Help
Study Abroad Fair
Spring Study Abroad Fair
Gregory Plaza
Wednesday January 29

Study Abroad Advising
Want to talk to someone who has been there before? Talk to a peer advisor.

You can also meet with the program coordinator for your program/region of interest.
Walk-in Advising
Study Abroad representatives are available at 11am - 4pm on these days and at these locations on campus:

Tuesday: SSB G1.402

Thursday: CLA 1.304

Friday: Jester A115
Funding your Trip
Funding your Trip
Study Abroad has information about funding to help you budget for your trip and find and apply for scholarships or loans.

Search 'cost of living' in Statista to see how countries stack up against each other.