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  • Students on a Budget in Jordan

    You don’t have to break the bank to have an enjoyable and memorable experience in Jordan! Saving up for your trip ahead of time, making a budget and planning your must-see and do’s can be essential t…

  • Students of Color in Jordan

    Jordan is home to a predominantly homogenous racial community. Non-Arabs are easily identifiable among the Jordanian people, and though the major cities are accustomed to Westerners, people of differ…

  • Women in Chile

    Chilean society is considered to be somewhat conservative and infused with a degree of machismo. Chile ranked 63rd (out of 144 countries) in the 2017 Global Gender Gap Index conducted by the World Ec…

  • Religious Students in the Chile

    Chile separated church and state in 1925. For the majority who follow a religion, religion is part of everyday life! Chile is a predominantly Catholic nation, although it has small but growing Protes…

  • LQBTQIA+ Students in Chile

    Chile is considered a sexually conservative country. For example, divorce was not legal until 2004. Although LGBTQIA+ individuals are tolerated in much of Chile, particularly in cosmopolitan Santiago…

  • Students with Disabilities in Chile

    The law prohibits discrimination against persons with physical, sensory, intellectual, and mental disabilities in several sectors or the provision of other state services. Even with such laws, there …

  • Students on a Budget in Chile

    You don’t have to break the bank to have an enjoyable and memorable experience in Chile! Saving up for your trip ahead of time, making a budget and planning your must-see and do’s can be essential to…

  • Students of Color in Chile

    Chile is primarily White and mixed White-Amerindian (mestizo), with only a twentieth of the population being of Mapuche or other indigenous descent. Most individuals of Asian or African descent livin…

  • Women in Austria

    Austria ranked 57th (out of 144 countries) in the 2017 Global Gender Gap Index conducted by the World Economic Forum. Women enjoy the same legal rights as men in Austria. However, discrimination in e…

  • Religious Students in Austria

    Students of most religions can expect to find a variety of places of worship in the larger cities of Austria, especially Vienna. As Catholics account for about 74% of the population, Catholic churche…

  • LQBTQ+ Students in Austria

    Austria is considered to be a moderate to populist country when dealing with gay rights. A strong LGBTQIA+ scene exists in Vienna and most major cities, but the rest of Austria remains relatively hom…

  • Mobility - Students with Disabilities in Austria

    Students with disabilities who study abroad in Austria will find a range of services and accommodations. Austria offers services for people who are mobility, sight, or hearing impaired including advi…

  • Students on a Budget in Austria

    You don’t have to break the bank to have an enjoyable and memorable experience in Austria! Saving up for your trip ahead of time, making a budget and planning your must-see and do’s can be essential …

  • Students of Color in Austria

    Although the vast majority (91.1%) of Austrians are of Austrian descent, the country has large Eastern European and Turkish communities, particularly in its urban areas. Due to the homogenous nature …

  • Tips for Women Students in Peru

    Gender roles in Peru tend to be more traditional than in the U.S., with women, especially in rural areas, primarily expected to be responsible for a majority of domestic duties. “Machista” cultural n…

  • Religious & Spiritual Students in Peru

    Roman Catholicism is the predominant religion in Peru and has greatly influenced the norms and customs throughout the country. As the official religion of the state, the Peruvian government is closel…

  • LQBTQIA+ Students in Peru

    LGBTQIA+ persons in Peru remain some of the most marginalized groups in the country and are frequent targets of abuse and discrimination. Conservative Catholic traditions lead many LGBTQIA+ individua…

  • Students with Disabilities in Peru

    If you are a student with a disability traveling to Peru, it is important that you talk with your program provider in advance about how your needs can be met while you’re abroad. The governmental …

  • Students on a Budget in Peru

    You don’t have to break the bank to have an enjoyable and memorable experience in Peru! Peru, like many South American countries, is generally a more affordable destination relative to other popular …

  • Students of Color in Peru

    As a student of color, depending on your program, you may be one of the few minority members within your program. You might live with individuals who may not understand the experiences and cultures o…

  • Tips for Women Students in South Korea

    Many women travelers who have spent time in South Korea have noted that the country is one of the safest environments they’ve experienced. Some have even reported feeling safer in the larger South Ko…

  • Religious & Spiritual Students in South Korea

    Korea is a fairly secular country, with nearly half of Koreans identifying with no major religious groups. The two largest religions in Korea are Christianity, followed by Buddhism. Generally speakin…

  • LQBTQIA+ Students in South Korea

    While there are no specific laws that discriminate based on sexuality, same-sex marriages are not legally recognized. There is an LGBTQ subculture in larger cities but LGBTQ relationships are not typ…

  • Students with Disabilities in South Korea

    Generally speaking, most facilities in Korea have been made to be accessible. Larger tourist attractions are accessible by wheelchair and may even offer disability discounts, though this is less ofte…

  • Students on a Budget in South Korea

    You don’t have to break the bank to have an enjoyable and memorable experience in South Korea! Bigger cities such as Seoul will have activities at every price level - street markets are a great way t…