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Study Abroad Top 10 Countries: Getting Started

Just as you need to pack your bags, it’s important to gather and “pack” information to better prepare for your trip abroad. This will guide will point you to U-M Library and Web resources that will help you prepare for your trip abroad.

Guide Contents

Getting Started

  • Logistics: Travel Documents, Health and Safety
  • Traveling with Technology
  • International Internship Information
  • Country Profiles
  • Library Help

In-Depth Research 

  • Mirlyn: Finding Books and Other Stuff
  • Finding Articles
  • Language Learning Resources

Each Country Tab has travel guides, news sources and library resources:

What if your country is not on this list?

Search for your country (or world region) here: Library Research Guides

...or Ask a Librarian!

Country Profiles

Logistics: Travel Documents, Health and Safety

Image: Ross School of Business

Traveling with Technology

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Mobile Device Security While Traveling

This site is a must-read for any University of Michigan faculty, staff, or student traveling with technology! You may not be able to comply with all their security recommendations, but you should be aware of the potential risks. 

University of Michigan Brief Overview of Cellular Coverage

Great FAQ list covering use of cell phones in other countries, among other topics. 

See the document below for a lot more useful information about traveling with technology, including a list of apps:

International Internship Information

MyWorldAbroad offers up-to-date international internship info and career advice. Particularly interesting are the "Stories from Abroad" blog posts offering current reports from students and young professionals. 



GoingGlobal provides international job and internship listings, country-specific career info and cultural/interviewing advice. 

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