United Kingdom UCAS
UK UCAS is the centralized university application system for the United Kingdom and lists all courses currently available in England, Scotland Wales and Northern Ireland.
Unisats provides key statistics for individual universities and courses such as overall rankings, research quality and student satisfaction.
The Complete University Guide
This online guide provides a wealth of information about studying in the UK, including fees and career advice.
Open Days is an up-to-date listing of all University Open Days in the UK.
Studielink is an information source and online application system for Dutch universities.
Study in Holland
Study in Holland lists all English-taught Bachelor’s Degrees at Dutch universities.
German universities have very specific entrance requirements. These are outlined in the “Vereinbarung über die Anerkennung des International Baccalaureate Diploma” (Deutsch version) or “Agreement on the recognition of the International Baccalaureate Diploma" (English version)
Studienwahl is an excellent resource for students looking to study in Germany. The site has essential information on admissions and the application process, as well as the various types of universities and degrees available in Germany.
Studien Kolleg is for students whose qualifications do not meet the admission requirements of German universities and lists options for pre-university study at colleges around Germany.
Uni-assist is an information source for German universities.
DAAD is a search facility for locating courses at German universities. You can search by course title, location and language of instruction.
Zeit Online provides a useful and quick way to compare the rankings of German universities,
Studera is a useful website for researching course options and comparing courses at different Swedish universities.
Beginning in Grade 10, FIS students have access to Family Connection, a college and career information site that contains search engines, tools and resources, as well as statistics on previous FIS students who have applied to colleges in the U.S. Login access is obtained from students' counselor.
College Board’s website provides a wealth of tools and resources to help students and families navigate the application process, including scholarships and financial aid.
Kiplinger's Best Values in Public Colleges
This site compares the 100 top values in public colleges and universities. Sort any list of colleges by cost and financial-aid metrics.
Search and information site for Canadian colleges and universities:
Association of Colleges and Universities of Canada
University Database – Studying in Korea
University Database – Studying in Japan
Increasing numbers of students are opting to take a break in their studies – a so-called gap year – before going to university. You can arrange this independently, but below you will find links to a number of organizations which offer a range of work, volunteer and study programs all over the world.
i-to-i arranges volunteer work oversees
Real Gap offers volunteer, travel and work opportunities
BUNAC also offers volunteer, work and internships abroad