Category 2 – High Risk: Remote rural areas; border areas with Venezuela, Ecuador
Category 3 – Medium Risk: All other areas of Colombia
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:
*Important Safety Note: The International Oversight Committee (IOC) does not support taking public transportation between major cities or through rural areas. All authorized UT travelers should fly.
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Links to International News Sources
BBC - Colombia Country Profile
Links to Local/National News Sources
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.