Resources‎ > ‎

Travel Resources



STA Travel

STA Travel, the world's largest student and youth travel agency, working with our partners around the globe to get you (students, teachers & anyone under 26) the cheapest, most flexible flights and top-rated accommodations. Ask your STA Travel expert about discount flight options from your city to get you started on your summer adventures.

Student Universe

An online student travel agency site for college students, faculty, and youth.  Millions of students visit StudentUniverse every year offering affordable accommodation and great deals from 5 stars hotels to hostels.

Kayak Travel

KAYAK is a travel search site serving as a "travel agent" helping you find great deals at prices you want from airfares to hotel stays by redirecting you to other travel websites competing on finding you the best travel choices for your trip.

Country Studies Guide

Kean University Country Studies Guide Collection includes a variety of sources where you can find definitions, maps, statistics, and a multitude of facts on many countries.

ISIC Card info can be found here. For some more details check out this document.

Travel Insurance (Health)

  • Cultural Insurance: Services International (CISI) is a leader in providing comprehensive insurance coverage, travel assistance and claim paying capabilities to international students and cultural exchange participants worldwide. Since 1992, CISI has insured over 1 million study abroad students, cultural exchange participants and J-1, F-1 and M-1 visa international students and scholars.

  • iNext: iNEXT offers a complete network of international travel insurance fulfilled through a partnership with Travel Guard, the world's leading travel insurance provider. Coverage and benefits are available to both individuals or groups traveling outside the United States. Insurance is valid for 365 days from the date of purchase.

  • HTH Travel: HTH Travel Insurance and its parent HTH Worldwide (HTH) apply internet expertise to bring innovative online healthcare services and insurance to international travel, study and commerce combining comprehensive, competitively priced insurance products with critical travel health information, security information and online medical assistance services.

Department of State Country Specific Information

These pages include such information as location of the U.S. embassy or consulate in the subject country, unusual immigration practices, health conditions, minor political disturbances, unusual currency and entry regulations, crime and security information, and drug penalties.

Exchange Visitors

The Exchange Visitor Program promotes mutual understanding between the people of the United States (U.S.) and the people of other countries by educational and cultural exchanges, under the provisions of U.S. law. Exchange Programs provide an extremely valuable opportunity to experience the U.S. and our way of life, thereby developing lasting and meaningful relationships.

CDC-Center for Disease Control and Prevention provides users with credible, reliable health information on Data and Statistics, Diseases and Conditions, Emergencies and Disasters, Environmental Health and Healthy Living. 



Diversity Abroad

Diversity Abroad is the leading global education organization which targets non-traditional students for international education opportunities. Diversity Abroad reaches high school, community college, university and graduate students for international education and other global exchange opportunities. Specifically, Diversity Abroad targets student groups who traditionally have not taken advantage of opportunities provided through global education exchanges.


A world-wide federation of national and local groups dedicated to achieving equal rights for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgendered people everywhere.

Students with Disabilities: Mobility International USA

Provides resources for students with disabilities who are considering studying abroad.


Top 10 Reasons for African American Students to Go Abroad


An article from Transitions Abroad dispelling various myths about African Americans and studying abroad. Also includes general information on traditional European study abroad programs and much more.


"What's Up With Culture" is a useful web resource that we recommend as you prepare for your Study Abroad program. Intended to help guide students through the process of interpreting their experiences abroad, "What's Up With Culture" will help you deal with the often surprising effects these new encounters bring while you adjust to a new culture. The ongoing process of cultural adjustment not only encompasses your actual study abroad experience, but it even begins before you leave, and will continue long after you return!




Fulbright US Student Program

Fulbright awarded approximately six thousand grants in 2008, at a cost of more than $275.4 million, to U.S. students, teachers, professionals, and scholars to study, teach, lecture, and conduct research in more than 155 countries, and to their foreign counterparts to engage in similar activities in the United States.


Peace Corps

The Peace Corps traces its roots and mission to 1960, when then Senator John F. Kennedy challenged students at the University of Michigan to serve their country in the cause of peace by living and working in developing countries.