Women Studying Abroad

Safety Issues for Women Traveling Abroad

Gender Abroad
Resources for women's safety issues abroad created by Northwestern University.

Journeywoman Online
Information for women travelers from women travelers; there is also a free e-mail newsletter you can subscribe to from this site.  This site also provides guidance by country on culturally correct clothing.

Sexual Harassment And Prevention In College Students Studying Abroad
Article on sexual harassment while studying abroad, including women's experiences, causes and ways to prevent harassment.

Transitions Abroad: Women Travel
A collection of first-hand articles, websites and agencies by this award-winning, respected travel magazine.

University of Michigan International Center Women Abroad Guide
Resources that seek to help women be knowledgeable, prepared and safe abroad. Site also includes a collection of student comments, tips, and written resources.

Tips for Women Travelers
From Rick Steve's Graffiti Wall, tips for women traveling to Europe from women who traveled to Europe on packing, appropriate attire, safety, etc.

What Women Need to Know Abroad - by CIEE Knowledge Series


Summer & Fall Program Deadlines Extended for some programs.
See list of programs for more information.

You Can Afford to Study Abroad
Financial Aid and Scholarships for study abroad weekly Info Meetings in Room 203 Lippincott Hall

Tuesdays   9am - 10am
Wednesdays   3pm - 4pm

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Jayhawks Abroad Blog

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9th among public universities in the country for high quality, low cost study abroad programs — U.S. News & World Report
Longest-running exchange program in Western Hemisphere (begun in 1958) between KU and University of Costa Rica
17th in the nation among public universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad — Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange
1,357 KU students participated in international study, internship, and research programs in 2011-12
Nearly 25 percent of KU undergraduate students participate in a study abroad program prior to graduation
KU students who study abroad graduate in four years at twice the rate of students who do not study abroad
More than 130 study abroad programs in 75 countries, with instruction in all disciplines and 20+ languages
Students can study abroad for an academic year, semester, summer, spring break, or winter break
Programs include international study, internships, service, and research opportunities
Students participating in semester, academic year, and select summer programs fulfill Goal 4.2 of the KU Core curriculum
Students can fulfill major, minor, certificate, elective, and KU Core curriculum requirements abroad
Programs are available for students in every major at KU
Financial aid is applicable to study abroad programs, and most KU scholarships and grants can be applied to study abroad
The Office of Study Abroad and many academic departments offer scholarships to qualified KU students
By studying abroad, students gain a global perspective on the world and strengthen their career opportunities
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times