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Professional Development

IDEAS & World Learning - Webinars and workshops hosted by the IDEAS program through the U.S. Department of State

WISE Conference - Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement, February each year at Wake Forest University

The Forum on Education Abroad- Conferences, webinars, workshops, and publications
WKU is an institutional member and faculty and staff can register to access all of the resources on the site

Forum's Global Learning Launchpad- A cohort based learning community for short-term faculty-led program leaders

CIEE Annual Conference

NAFSA Association of International Educators - Conferences, webinars, workshops, and publications

IVEC- International Virtual Exchange Conference

Institute of International Education (IIE)

WKU Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning


Risk Management

The U.S. Department of State - Best resource for information on your destination country, including visa requirements, health and safety, and currency. Select the country you are interested in from this page to gather the most up-to-date information.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Travelers' Health

CIA World Factbook

5 Most Dangerous Situations Webinar 2-21-17


Forum on Education Abroad Resources

Forum Standards of Good Practice

Leading Short-Term Education Abroad Programs: Know the Standards (2022)

Advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals Through Education Abroad

Guide to Online Global Learning Experiences

Guidelines for Community Engaged Learning Abroad (2022)

Forum Publications


Additional Global Curriculum & Course Design Resources

More info coming soon!


Please do not forget to register your travel at least 30 days prior to departure, as required by WKU policy. The Travel Registry can be found here.

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 Last Modified 1/10/23