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Algeria

Category 2 – High Risk: All other areas of Algeria

Category 3 – Medium Risk: Main urban centres (Algiers, Constantine, Oran, Mostaganem, Tlemcen, Annaba, Skikda, Setif); oil and gas producing areas in Adrar, Tamanrasset, Illizi, Ouargla and Ghardaia provinces

The risk ratings above are in accordance with the UT Restricted Regions List. If you are traveling to this location, please refer to the guidelines for Requesting Travel Authorization to Restricted Regions.

Before beginning the request process, we encourage you to visit the following websites to gain a better understanding of the risks associated with travel to this country:

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Links to International News Sources

BBC - Algeria Country Profile
Reuters - Algeria
CNN - Algeria
NPR - Africa
NY Times - Algeria
The Washington Post - Africa
The Huffington Post - Algeria
MSNBC - Algeria
The Economist - Algeria
Al-Jazeera - Africa

Links to Local/National News Sources

Algerian Press Service
El Khabar
Ech Chourouk
Le Quotidien d'Oran
El Moudjahid
El Watan
Le Soir d'Algeria
Liberte
La Tribune

 

The well-being of UT students, faculty, and staff is the primary concern of the UT-Austin International Oversight Committee.  We realize that some areas of the world present heightened health, safety, and security risks, and so the resources above are provided to help UT travelers make informed decisions regarding their international travel.