Helpful Links

Funding for Study abroad

Institute of International Education's study abroad funding
International education Financial Aid

UMKC Offices

-UMKC Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
-UMKC International Student Affairs Office (ISAO)
-UMKC Student Life Office
-UMKC Applied Languages Institute


-Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Educational Guide for Studying Abroad

- Eurail
-U.S. State Department: Studying Abroad
-U.S. State Department: Travel Warnings and Country Specific Information (UMKC does not allow student travel to countries where there is a current Travel Warning) -- this site includes Foreign Entry Requirements for Visa
-U.S. State Department: Embassies Abroad
-U.S. State Department: Passport Services
-U.S. State Department: Visa Information
-U.S. State Department: Foreign Embassies in the U.S.
-U.S. State Department: Foreign Consular Offices in the U.S.
-U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Information
-CIA, the World Fact Book
-What's up with Culture?: On-line Cultural Training Resource for Study Abroad
-Institute for International Education
-(International) Country Calling Codes: International Telephoning Made Easy!
-NAFSA: Association of International Educators
-STA Travel (student airfare)
-Student Universe (student airfare)
-Multicultural Student: Information on Study Abroad
-MONETOS: International Research and Information Portal (including information on managing finances, living and working in Europe)
-Currency and Exchange Rates
-Translation with BabelFish
-Absentee Voting Instructions (for U.S. citizens)
-Overseas Vote Foundation (nonpartisan voter registration)
-Electric Power Around the World
-Lonely Planet
-Let's Go!

- Travel Abroad Safety
-Going Global: A FREE resource for UMKC students regarding international job search resources, employer directories, job/internship listings, industry-specific trade and professional organization information and links, business resources, work permit and visa regulations, resume/CV writing guidelines and examples, cultural and interview advice and much more!

Diversity Abroad

-The World Is In Your Hands Student Guide: African Americans Speak Out and Share Their International Experiences (University of Pittsburgh)
-Top 10 Reasons for African American Students to Go Abroad:  Transitions Abroad Magazine
-Diversity Abroad Website
-Diversity Issues in Study Abroad (Brown University)
-All Abroad (Center for Global Education, Loyola Marymount University): Helping all students study abroad

Kansas City, International Relations

-Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
-International Relations Council (IRC)
-Edgar Snow Memorial Fund