Travel Tips

Use these resources to help you prepare for your trip abroad! In addition to the resources listed on the right, it is important to learn about the destination you will be traveling to. The information below will help you get started learning about the language, culture, geography and political climate of the destination you're traveling to. In addition to the resources listed on this page, we encourage you to do your own research to prepare for your upcoming trip, including learning about current events in your host country.

Tips


Know Your Destination

In addition to your own research, use these resources to help you learn more about the country you're traveling to. 

Key Things to Know

Key Things to Know

Some essential questions about your host country you should find the answers to before you leave.

CultureGrams

CultureGrams

Find out more about the country you are interested in!

Glimpse Acclimation Guides

Glimpse

Student testimonials from abroad and acclimation guides.

Language Preparation

Language Preparation

Brush up on your foreign language skills with BBC languages.

Cultural Info for GVSU Programs

Cultural Information for GVSU Programs

We've compiled some important cultural information for our GVSU Programs' location as well as many interesting books and movies that might lend some insight into the culture and times. 

GVSU Study Abroad Reflections

GVSU Study Abroad Reflections

Study abroad can be a profound journey of self-discovery. Click here to see if there are any GVSU students who have submitted a reflection about the country that you are going to go to!



Page last modified March 28, 2017