Resources

The Glavin Office of Multicultural & International Education provides a wealth of resources to assist you in your international endeavors.

The trusted resources below will provide you with information and guidance to begin research for your travels and experience abroad.

General Resources

  • U.S. Department of State Students Abroad provides information on applying for a passport, preparing to go abroad, learning about your destination, and information on responding to medical emergencies.
  • U.S. Department of State issues travel information about individual countries and will send notices of any safety concerns that may arise abroad. This site also provides passport application instructions and international travel information including Country Specific Information sheets with visa information.

Health and Safety Resources

Travel and Logistics Resources

  • Travels’ Checklist: Your packing list wizard. Been asking yourself, What to pack? What should you prepare before you travel? Follow a few quick steps and get a printable packing list, travel tips, information, and things to do before your trip.
  • Atlapedia Online offers profiles with key information on every country of the world, including facts and data on geography, climate, people, religion, language, history, and economy.
  • Global Road Warrior: Babson Library Resource
  • Fodor’s
  • Lonely Planet
  • Frommer’s

The following are online currency converters:

Language Resources

  • Duolingo: Learn Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese, and Italian using this free iPhone and Android app.
  • Mango Languages: Learn Spanish, French, or one of the more than 50 languages via this software offered online via the Babson Horn Library. Mango uses real-life situations and conversations to teach users a new language by offering you the opportunity to listen and repeat words, phrases, and conversations. You will learn not only grammar, vocabulary, and conjugation, you will learn how to communicate.

The following are online travel translation dictionaries: