ERIC Number: ED291277
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Facts on Study Abroad.
Council on International Educational Exchange, New York, NY.; National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.; Institute of International Education, New York, NY.
This guide for students interested in studying abroad gives an overview of the factors to be considered and the choices to be made and provides references to sources of further information. The following topics are addressed: (1) planning (academic objectives, location, the third world, language proficiency, special laws, the disabled); (2) educational choices (secondary school programs, the "in-between" year, summer study, interim programs, options, undergraduate and graduate study, admission, medical study and teaching abroad); (3) finances (scholarships, work abroad, internships and trainee programs, and voluntary service projects); (4) travel and living (housing abroad; passports, visas and vaccinations; medical insurance; and arranging transportation); (5) study-abroad programs (Institute of International Education (IIE) and Council on International Education Exchange Programs (CIEE); and (6) bibliography (IIE, CIEE, and National Association of Foreign Student Affairs (NAFSA) publications, and general references). A checklist of planning activities concludes the booklet. (KM)
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, High School Students, Higher Education, International Programs, Overseas Employment, Program Descriptions, Second Languages, Secondary Education, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid, Study Abroad, Travel
IIE Publications Service, 809 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017 ($35.00 for 100 copies).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Council on International Educational Exchange, New York, NY.; National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.; Institute of International Education, New York, NY.