Fontys follows the recommendations of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BuZa) and prepares for possible scenarios. Make sure to check what this means for your Minor Study Abroad.
Travelling outside of Europe? Make sure to get your visa on time. Visa procedures take time and money so do not leave this for the last moment. Your partner university may have to supply documents. Contact the ambassy of your country of destination for more information.
When studying abroad, it is essential to have the right insurance. You have to make sure you have at least a valid insurance that covers healthcare, repatriation and third-party liability. You should also familiarize yourself with the specifics of insurance in the country of your destination.
Wherever you go, your safety should come first. Therefore there are a few steps you should always follow before you go abroad. Make sure to familiarize yourself with the travel advice and don't forget to save some important contact information beforehand.
WilWeg is a Dutch organisation of student ambassadors that have been abroad. They support and inspire others in going abroad. This podcast tells about the experience of 4 students (Dutch spoken)