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Before You Go

Getting ready to go abroad?  Here are some resources to help you prepare:

Arrange Your Travel Documents
Arrange Your Travel Documents

Before you go abroad, make sure you have all the travel documents you need to enter your host country.

Learn more about passports and visas »

Research Your Host Country
Research Your Host Country

Learning about your destination before you go will enhance your experience once you arrive.

Explore resources and research topics »

Learn the Host Language
Learn the Host Language

Although you may not be fluent in your host country's language, it's important to learn a few basic phrases before you go.

Browse language websites/apps »

Make Travel Arrangements
Make Travel Arrangements

In most cases, you will need to book your own flight. You may also need to arrange housing, depending on your program.

Learn more about flights and study abroad housing »

Final Preparations
Final Preparations

Your flight is booked, your housing is arranged, your trip is approaching. Now what?

Final pre-departure checklist »