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Race and Ethnicity

Every student is entitled to have a wonderful experience while abroad; this applies to students of the minority or majority.  Some students may be racial minorities at home but study in countries where their race is the majority.  Others may be a racial minority for the first time. Students may find that race is less an issue than their nationalities when abroad.

Be aware to do research on your host country, as well as consult with your peers who have studied abroad.  The links below will specify information on certain races while studying abroad:

Top 10 Reasons for African American Students to Study Abroad

Study Abroad Isn't Just for White Students

Reflections of Asian American Students:

What About Discrimination?
(available for African Americans, Asian/Pacific Islander American, Hispanic/Latin American, and Native American)