Sustainability Abroad

The Impact of International Travel

Study abroad not only impacts students but also host cities, families, communities, and the environment. From carbon emissions due to air travel to single-use plastics to what we buy, the choices we make can have positive or negative short and long-term consequences for our home and host communities.  

What can you do to support your host country, host community, and planet while you are studying abroad? How can you begin or continue your commitment to sustainability while studying abroad? We hope these resources are a helpful starting point to help you explore these questions.

You can make a difference: