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Study Abroad: Overview

Study Abroad

Contents

Research Help While Abroad As an East Carolina University student, you have access to the Library's collections and services while abroad.

Background Information and Travel Guides Country databases, travel guides and travel essays to give you a practical approach to traveling within and around your study abroad destination.

Language Resources Information about Mango Languages, selected bilingual dictionaries, parallel text readers, and other foreign language resources.

International Media Windows to the World (satellite television service), online radio & television stations, and online newspapers and news organizations.

Travel Health From E-books to recommended vaccinations and country specific health concerns.

Library 101: Introduction to Research

For additional help with navigating ECU Libraries, you may wish to also go through Library 101, which is a tutorial that will go over the basics.

Study Abroad and Travel Web Sites

GoAbroad.com A great resource for finding study abroad, internship, volunteer, or other international opportunities that relate to your interests.

Let's Go Written by Harvard students, the Let's Go guides present budget-conscious and socially responsible travel options that "go beyond tourism."

Lonely Planet With discussion forums, a search engine for destinations, and articles about various travel ideas, the Lonely Planet team helps with trip planning.

National Geographic Traveler Produced by the National Geographic Society, a magazine and online component that focus on sustainable travel and "inquisitive not acquisitive trips."

Rough Guides Travel guides, phrasebooks, and other guides on non-travel topics that seek to provide a practical approach to traveling.

Global Education

University Links

          Provides an orientation program to welcome and connect all new international students with the ECU family.