Current Events Abroad
Country Reports: Country information from around the world. Regularly updated information and maps, including lots of statistics.
OneWorld.net: A British site with links to current news from and above the "two-thirds world."
Health & Safety
Centers for Disease Control: Travel and prophylactic health information by country.
Travel Health Online: A useful travel health site.
List of Doctors/Hospitals Abroad: US Department of State list of doctors and hospitals abroad.
Health Information by Country: Information distributed by the World Health Organization.
SAFETI/Peace Corps: Peace Corps materials adapted to study abroad.
US State Department Travel Information: Travel adviseries and Consular Information Sheets for US citizens traveling abroad.
Additional safety monitoring sites: Include links to British, Canadian, and Australian counterparts to the State Department site.
US Embassies: Websites of US Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions abroad.
Gender Abroad: Northwestern University site providing web links and bibliography of print pieces on gender issues in study abroad.
Multicultural Students Abroad: Learning Abroad Center page designed for multicultural students studying abroad.
GLBT Students and Study Abroad: Indiana University site containing travel/study abroad information and links for GLBT students.
Mobility International USA: For international travelers with disabilities.
Access Abroad: Learning Abroad Center page designed for students with disabilities.
Foreign Currency Converter: Check the exchange rate between currencies of any 2 countries.
Country Codes: Gives country codes and explains how to dial out of one country to another.
Cybercafes Abroad: Easy-to-use search engine for cybercafes.
Time Zones: Convert time in one country to time in another (helpful when calling home).
Web Translator: Translates blocks of text and webpages.
Translating Dictionaries: Offers basic phrases in multiple languages, including less-commonly taught languages (such as Amharic and Basque).
World Climate: Climatic data on thousands of cities throughout the world.
By City/Country: Covers most cities in each country, and lists current and near future conditions.
Through BBC: 5-day forecasts, excellent for European weather conditions.
Eldis Gateway to Development Information: British/Scandinavian gateway site to a wide variety of information about development, including 15,000 online documents and 4,500 organizations.
Praxis: Resources for Social and Economic Development: Another gateway site to many development resources. Maintained by a University of Pennsylvania professor.