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Global Resources

Below are useful global resources as you plan to globalize your business education.

Bullet Travel Resources

Currency Converter This resource allows users to see the equivalent values of other currencies compared to their own.

International Studies Abroad

Numbeo - World Cost of Living This resource gives access to information about countries and cities around the world varying from the cost of living to the amount of pollution or crime.

OSAC Administered by the Department of State, this site lists all past Travel Warning and Travel Alerts along with the messages sent to US citizens. A helpful sorce to check country specific security messages.

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) The United States government created this site for US citizens that are going abroad. It can help with travel by informing the users where the nearest US Embassy is, about travel warnings, and much more.

US Department of State - Students Abroad

Visa Center Visa Center allows users to purchase a visa to where ever they are traveling, along with renewing passports.

World Emergency Numbers This site has the emergency telephone numbers for countries all around the world in case they may be needed while abroad.

World Time Zone Map A map of the whole world with its corresponding time zone can be found on this resource. The map makes it easy to see how far ahead or behind in the day one country is compared to another.

World Weather Forecasts On this link, the weather for numerous cities on earth can be found by simply typing in the city name.

Bullet Other Resources

Council on Foreign Relations - Resources for the Classroom Resources for the Classroom: This website provides information regarding the American Foreign Policy to faculty and students at the college level. 

Doing Business - The World Bank

The Global Corruption Barometer Transparency International is a website that is highlighting the corruption around the world including oil and gas production and corruption in the sports world. The background of corruption within a topic or country are provided, and then a solution to this problem is given. 

U.S. Commercial Service- International Market Research Library