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Global Safety

Traveling abroad is an exciting time for students, faculty, and staff but safe travel requires preparation and planning. Below are links that provide general and country-specific travel safety information. Check with your program advisor for additional program-specific safety information.

International Travel Policy

The International Travel Policy is applicable to all faculty, staff, and students of American University engaged in university supported or sponsored program and activities.

Travel Policy

The Travel Policy applies to individuals traveling on behalf of the University and are seeking reimbursement for appropriate business‐related expenses, regardless of the funding source.

Policy on Export Controls

The Policy on Export Controls governs the distribution and sharing of information, technology and commodities both internationally and domestically.