Study Abroad

In the field

We hope that leading your program is engaging and enriching. Ideally, you and your students are able to focus on site integration and academics while abroad.

Planning ahead for emergencies

  • In an emergency, or if you need assistance from the UW, please consult the UW International Emergency Assistance and call 001.206.632.0153.
  • You may also call or email your program manager if you need non-emergency assistance or advice.
  • We encourage you Add key UW international emergency assistance contacts to your smartphone, device or computer. It’s easy to do! Text uwglobal to 444-999 or visit this webpage.

Program Director Handbook

Please download and read this document. It includes all of the UW, international and insurance information that you may need to access while abroad.

Download handbook

Country information pages

Please review  the specific travel and emergency information for your program location(s). We encourage you to print this information and bring it with you. The UW Global Travelers site also offers comprehensive information about travel health, safety and security.

Country information pages