The directory below provides access to resources that contain information about travel, security, culture, legal and regulatory requirements, social and ethical practices, corruption indices, and more.  Most of the content on these websites is organized by country.  Use the “Contact Us” link on the top right to request assistance or additional information about a country.

Association for Safe International Road Travel

Yale University faculty, students and staff can access ASIRT’s extensive database of information about travel safety and availability, road conditions, regulations, and emergency information including useful contact numbers.  Select a country and download an ASIRT report.  Access requires a NetID and password.

CDC Traveler's Health

Find health tips for over 200 destinations, including current health notices and warnings, information about disease prevalence and prevention, and what you can do to stay healthy while on the road.

Country Calling Codes

Look up the international area code for another country and get information about making international phone calls from the U.S.

Foreign Per Diem Rates

Consult Yale Policy 3301 (Traveling on University Business) for guidance on what expenses qualify for use of the per diem allowance.  Visit the U.S. Department of State website to find foreign per diem rates set by the U.S. government, by country.

Going Global Country Career and Employment Resource

This research tool, available through the Yale University Library, contains country-specific career information and provides expert advice and insider tips for finding employment opportunities at home and abroad.

International SOS Travel Assistance Resources

Visit the International SOS online member center for country-specific travel, health, and security information.  


OANDA offers an online currency conversion tool that can provide you with both current and historical conversion rates.

Study Abroad Student Handbook

The Study Abroad Student Handbook, produced by the Center for Global Education, provides country-specific information for students planning overseas study.  Select a country using the interface on their homepage, click “Go,” then explore the information provided in the Student Handbook, Checklist, Questions and Resources sections.  Each section will contain a combination of general study abroad and travel information and guidance specific to the country you selected.

The Time Now

Visit this website for local time, time zones, date, weather, holidays and more.

Translation and Interpretation Services

Apex Translations, Transperfect, Ubiqus, and LinguaLinx provide document translation services, as well as audio and film translation.  Transperfect and Ubiqus also offer interpretation services.

Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index

Consult Transparency International’s annual Corruption Perceptions Index for country-by-country information that will help you manage risk associated with corrupt practices.

U.S. Embassies and Consulates

The U.S. State Department provides a country-by-country (and in some cases city-by-city) directory of U.S. embassy and consulate websites.  The websites feature recent news, culture, educational programs (including exchanges), and other items specific to that country.  You will also find a direct link to U.S. Citizen Services, where you will find content on emergencies, safety, and contact information.

U.S. State Department International Travel

The U.S. State Department International Travel page contains a country-by-country list of information including travel warnings, limits on how much currency travelers can bring into the country and leave with, and guidance on health and safety concerns.

Visa Requirements

Visa requirements vary by country and by the nationality of the traveler.  Yale maintains an account with visa service CIBT to assist with the Yale community’s visa needs. Visit their website to determine whether you will need a visa for your upcoming travel.