Travel and Budget Resources

The Hurley Globe - Europe

Need help preparing your proposal? Or your budget? Check out the links below:


ND International
Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement
Undergraduate Research at Notre Dame

Tips & Handouts

How About Doing Senior Thesis Research in Europe? (video)
What to know BEFORE you write
Writing a Good Research Proposal
Writing the Research Statement
What is the current exchange rate?
Where can I find Per Diem Rates?

Key Agencies and Contacts

Bureau of Consular Affairs – portal for passports and U.S. citizens traveling overseas.
The Electronic Embassy – a resource for the foreign embassy community.
Interpol – the world’s largest international police organization.
Notre Dame Alumni Association – European Clubs – find out if a Notre Dame Alumni Club is near where you will be. They can help with housing, internships, and general local information.
Students Abroad – a website specifically for students traveling overseas from the U.S. Department of State
USA Government Official Portal – for U.S. citizens and foreign visitors.
The U.S. Department of State – Essential information about embassies, transportation, and visas.
Visit Europe – your gateway to the hospitality of the 39 member countries of the European Travel Commission.
Websites of Foreign Embassies in the United States – just in case you need to contact an embassy or consulate in preparation for your trip.


Anthony Travel – provides full-service assistance for every Notre Dame travel need – athletics, students, administration, faculty & staff.
AirWise – European Airport Guide by country.
The European Railway Server – provides information about the European Railways
Urban Rail – guide to European metro and train networks.
Travelling in Europe – The official website for people travelling in the 27 countries of the EU.