Identity Abroad

An individual’s identity will affect how they interpret their situation abroad and how they are generally perceived. While these resources are not comprehensive, they provide information on how to navigate different identities abroad to help you manage your safety, mitigate risk, and maximize your experience.

Resources for Identity and Inclusion

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Enabled Abroad

International Students Abroad

LGBTQ+ Travelers Abroad

Race & Ethnicity Abroad

Religious Diversity Abroad

Students with Dual Nationality Abroad

Victims of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Women Abroad

Conversations with Travelers

If you become uncomfortable or fearful for your well-being in any circumstance, leave the situation immediately and report it to your program office and study abroad advisor.

Please Share Your Experiences!

If you had an experience abroad that was affected by your identity, feel free to share. Your experience will help others like you take advantage of the international opportunities offered by UW-Madison and normalize travel from all backgrounds.