Generally not for all countries. I think it depends in which country you get your drivers licence and international drivers permit. The one in my country is valid in about 150 other countries.
no not in all the countries . in some they allow u to drive with ur countries lisence as long as u have a syudents visa ( australia etc) but one ur visa is over u have to get a new one from the country . and there r also left / right hand drive problems which varies from country to countryWhy am I afraid to drive?