Studying abroad during a continuing global pandemic can cause levels of uncertainty and new questions as you plan and prepare for a summer, semester, or year abroad. Below you can find some resources to help you navigate and consider the implications of COVID-19 while abroad.
For more information on COVID-19 and tips for staying healthy, please visit the CDC website.The Office of Study Abroad is currently offering both in person and remote appointments. Please reach out to us at 781-736-3483 or email@example.com. You may also contact a member of the study abroad staff directly.
What is the status of study abroad at Brandeis?
Am I required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and booster in order to study abroad?
What would happen if I needed to be sent home after starting a semester abroad?
What are some considerations to keep in mind if I study abroad during a pandemic?
Studying abroad is always a very personal decision but comes with more factors to consider when studying abroad during a pandemic. We recognize that each student and family's comfort level may vary. Some scenarios students may have to face while studying abroad are:
- varying cultures around testing or wearing a mask
- testing positive and/or being required to quarantine during your time abroad
- a national or local lockdown
- programs shifting to online courses
- or, in worst case scenarios, country evacuations (which may have new travel costs for which you would be responsible)
Please reach out to your advisor to discuss any questions or concerns that you are considering when planning your semester abroad.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides more information on keeping yourself and your loved ones healthy and safe.VISIT THE CDC WEBSITE
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After Hours Emergency
In case of an emergency after normal office hours that affects the health and safety of a Brandeis student studying abroad, please contact the Brandeis University Office of Public Safety at 781-736-3333 and ask to have a study abroad staff member contacted regarding the emergency.
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