Listed below are a number of resources outside of UW-Green Bay that might be helpful in planning you study abroad experience. Please let the Office of International Education know if you have questions on these resources or ideas to add more!

Accommodation Options

Air BnB


Hostelling International



Best Apps for your phone:
  • Air BnB
  • Hostel World
  • Like A Local

Health & Safety

Find safety tips, health information, and links to resources on the Health & Safety page.

U.S. Dept. of State

CDC Travelers Health Suggestions

Country Reports (specific information about each country)

Inclusive Student Resources

Carlton College

Diversity Abroad

Diversity Abroad Go Guides

University of Michigan Resilient Traveling

University of Minnesota Non-Student Resources

For students with disabilities:

U.S. Dept. of State

Mobility International

For students of religious minorities:

For LGB and transgender students:

Go LGBTQ study abroad guide


ILGA Rights Map

U.S. Dept. of State Travel

Money & Budgeting

For scholarships & grant or financial aid information, visit the Grants & Scholarships page. Budget Calculator

Go Overseas- Overseas Costs

Go Overseas- Budget (blog)

OANDA (currency conversion)

Western Union (money transfer)

West Texas A&M Budget Tips

XE Currency (currency conversion)

Best Apps for your phone:
  • Most banks have apps which allow you to check your balance and some even allow you to make transfers.
  • ATM Hunter
  • Banca
  • Converter Plus
  • Moneywise
  • My currency converter
  • Pocket Money
  • Rates


Discount European Airlines


Flight view/tracker


Rail Europe/Eurorail


STA Travel

Best Apps for your phone:
  • Gate Guru
  • Google Maps
  • MapsME
  • Uber

Travel Blogs




Travel Guides & Travel Websites

Lonely Planet

Rick Steves (travel website)

U.S. Department of State travel site

USA Study Abroad

Best Apps for your phone:
  • AroundMe
  • The Weather Channel
  • Trip Advisor
  • Trip It

Misc. Resources

Passports: See our Passport Next Step Guide

ISIC- Int’l Student Identity Card (for discounts)

What’s up with Culture? (University of the Pacific online Cultural Training)

Best Apps for your phone:
  • Google Translate
  • Skype
  • Smart Traveler
  • Travwell
  • WhatsApp