Study Abroad with Food Allergies
Our App & Other Resources Help Students with Food Allergies Safely Travel the World
Food Allergy Translations in 50+ Languages
We’ve partnered with Equal Eats to include their food allergy translations in our EpiCenter App. The goal is to make studying abroad with food allergies a safe and impactful experience. We also know from experience that sometimes medical emergencies still happen. This is why we also include a translated “HELP” message in 50+ languages.
Prepare for Your Study Abroad Experience
We've also aggregated a list of other resources to help you study abroad with food allergies. This includes translation cards, medical alert gear, and stories from people who have successfully navigate their study abroad experience.
Medical Alert Gear & More
It's always good to have a backup. Our translation partner, Equal Eats, works with professional translators, and provides printed versions of the cards - in addition to the copies you'll have in the EpiCenter App.
Buying Groceries in Taiwan with a Food Allergy
Translating a food allergy means going beyond just Google Translate. Joey shares his experience using various translation tools to safely buy groceries in a foreign country.
Avoiding Peanuts, Tree Nuts, & Egg to Promote Food Allergy Awareness
We love supporting allergy-friendly organizations like the Top 10 Challenge. In this video, Joey avoids additional allergens while traveling in Taiwan and talks about ways you can find safe-to-eat food abroad.
More Resources from GoAbroad.com
One website we also suggest paying a visit to is GoAbroad.com. They share information about studying abroad with food allergies, and help you learn about other scholarships and programs you can explore.