Columbia University

Global Travel

Expenses and Cash Needs

Prior to departure, Columbia travelers should anticipate the added complications of carrying out financial transactions outside of the U.S. Not only should travelers be personally prepared, but those traveling for Columbia business must also review and understand how to achieve their goals in their destination, while complying with University policy, U.S. law, and local law.

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