Studying abroad can be both an exciting and challenging experience. Read through these resources to make sure you’re fully prepared.


Core Services

Learn more about how Illinois Abroad and Global Exchange works with our campus, our partners, and our community.

Making Adjustments

Know what to expect before you depart, while you’re gone, and when you return.

Safety & Security

Taking care of yourself should be your number one priority.

Independent Travel Abroad

Learn the steps you must take to engage in independent activity or research abroad.

Study Abroad Handbook (PDF)

Learn what to expect from your study abroad experience through detailed accounts, advice, and overviews.