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The following calendar includes events, info sessions, application deadlines and more from the PAO. These events are open to UC San Diego students.
Before You Go
The following links may be useful to you both before and after you depart for your study abroad program. The resources offer information on individual countries from general travel information to specific cultural norms which may assist you in navigating everyday life in your host country.
This website is run by the U.S. Passport Services. At this link, you can learn about general travel information for each country, including the stability of the country, safety and security, and local laws and special circumstances.
This website provides detailed information on cultural norms for individual countries, from basics like personal space and cultural taboos to more specific information such as behavior in the workspace and at school.
This article discusses and provides advice for readjusting to life after returning from abroad, specifically issues of relationships, settling down, talking about your experience abroad, and putting your experience abroad to use.
It is important to go to the doctor if you feel unwell after returning. This page provides the phone numbers of the primary care groups at UC San Diego's SHS; call the number for your group to schedule an appointment or click on the Appointments tab.
Study abroad is a potentially valuable experience in today's global economy. With proper preparation it can be transformational....This book aims to help you with your own personal journey, and to make your study abroad experience as meaningful, rewarding, and insightful as possible.