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UT Austin International Office Global Risk and Safety

Côte d'Ivoire

Category 2 – High Risk: West (Moyen-Cavally, Dix-Huit Montagnes, north-west of Bas-Sassandra) and north (Bafing, Worodougou, Vallée du Bandama, Zanzan, Savanes, Denguélé)

Category 4 – Variable Risk: All other areas of Côte d'Ivoire. (Category 4 does not apply to faculty/staff travel. Students only.)

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 - Cote d'Ivoire Country Profile
Reuters - Cote d'Ivoire
CNN - Cote d'Ivoire
NPR - Africa
NY Times - Cote d'Ivoire
The Washington Post - Africa
The Huffington Post - Africa
MSNBC - Africa
The Economist - Africa

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.