Training for Visits Outside of the U.S.

Module 7: Additional Resources

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Additional Resources

Preparation for Travel

U.S. Department of State - Passport Information 

U.S. Department of State - International Travel 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — Health Information for Travelers 

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program - register with the U.S. State Department 

United States Embassies Worldwide 

Cultural/National Information

Make sure you have your travel documents, contact information, medications, a set of clothes and other necessities in your carry-on luggage in the event of lost or delayed luggage.

Country Background Notes - U.S. Department of State 

The World Fact Book - U.S. Central Intelligence Agency 


Etiquette, Customs, and Protocol - Kwintessential Cross Cultural Solutions 

Family Name Conventions 

Educational Systems

International Bureau of Education by UNESCO  

World Education Services  

Please check the educational system in which the visited institution resides and make sure the visited programs are postsecondary level in the host country.

Practical Information

Word Travels 

Currency Converter 

Airport/Transportation Guides: 

Dialing Codes 

World Clock 

World Holiday Calendar 

Time Zone Converter 

Electric Power Around the World 

World Weather 

Translation Services

American Translators Association 

Featured ABET Event

ABET Facts

Accreditation Outside of the U.S.

Currently, ABET accredits 420 programs at 87 institutions in 28 countries outside of the United States. These programs span computing, engineering, and engineering technology disciplines.