Preparation

Learning as much as you can about your location and program in advance is a great way to get the most out of your experience. Remember - you will be living in another place for an extended period of time so it is important to research as much as you can about the new life you will be living. 

  • Start researching about the history, politics and current events, pop culture, etc., in your new host country. Consider reading helpful sources include guidebooks, websites, and a local news source.
  • Prepare for different health environments and risks. Purchase international health insurance unless provided as part of your program. Research the local culture and every other culture you may visit. 

Contact

(573) 986-6863
studyabroad@semo.edu
International Education and Services
One University Plaza, MS 2000
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701