CHOOSING WHERE TO STUDY ABROAD is a big decision. It’s the place you’re going to be connected to for the rest of your life. When your friends speak of it, you’ll correct their pronunciations. When its name pops up in the news, your ears will perk up.

So how to choose? Smart.study has put together this infographic giving you some shortcuts. LGBT? No problem: here are the most LGBT-friendly cities. Ditto for affordable cities. Ditto for vegan cities. Check it out.

Infographic by Smart.study