Peralta Colleges

Office of International Education

Study Abroad Resources

Resources for PCCD Study Abroad Students

1 Student Handbook- Study Abroad & the Benefits for Peralta Students

2 Student Handbook- Deciding if Study Abroad is Right for You

3 Student Handbook- Program Selection, Finances & Application

4 Student Handbook- Pre-Departure

5 Student Handbook_- Re-entry

Financial Aid Checklist for Study Abroad

Other Resources

Study Abroad in Switzerland –

Study Abroad Fundamentals –

“A Student Guide to Study Abroad”  – Free Resource for all PCCD Students and Faculty – Download Here!

abroad101 – For Study Abroad program review

AIFS – For students (wishing to go abroad)

AIFSpartnerships (for faculty)  – For faculty wishing to design a study abroad program

 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship – Study Abroad Scholarships

Best Colleges – Things to Consider when Studying Abroad

California Colleges for International Education (CCIE) – Information on CA Study Abroad Programs

Center for Global Education – Study Abroad research data

CISabroad – For students (wishing to go abroad) and faculty (designing a study abroad program)

Cultural Insurance Services International – Study Abroad Travel Insurance

Diversity Abroad – Advancing Diversity & Inclusive Excellence in International Education

EF College Study Tours – For students (wishing to go abroad) and faculty (designing a study abroad program)

EF International Language Schools – Learning a language abroad

Generation Study Abroad (IIE) – Initiative to grow study Abroad across the US – Contains programs, as well as information on loans/financial resources available

Go Overseas –  A community-driven platform for every study, intern, volunteer, teach, language school and gap year program abroad. Read peer reviews, location guides, helpful articles and much more!

go-today – For Faculty interested in designing a study abroad program

Natucate – Volunteer Abroad

Open Doors – Great resource for Study Abroad data

Sol Education Abroad – Costa Rica, Spain, Argentina and Mexico (

The first link is a traveling guide and the second link creates an interactive checklist for you: