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  • Locations: Khon Kaen, Thailand
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: Iowa State applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/15/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/15/2018 03/16/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Adviser: Ernberger, Monica
Program Director:
Ernberger, Monica
Housing Options: Dormitory Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Language of Instruction: English, Thai
Sponsor:
CIEE
ISU Course:
INTED
Program Description:

Globalization
CIEE Development and Globalization Program in Khon Kaen, Thailand 
Don’t just study complex environmental, development, and globalization issues – confront them in Thailand with CIEE. On the Development and Globalization program, your coursework is a springboard, propelling you into the field to interact with, learn from, and contribute to communities and organizations. You’ll examine issues of development and social justice on a grassroots level, and immerse yourself in Thai culture through community stays, Thai student roommates, fun adventures, and more. A final group project brings your methodical, field based research into focus.

In Thailand you will:
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  • Engage in Thai culture with the help of community stays, translated exchanges, Thai student roommates, and peer tutors
  • Spend time living and exchanging with villagers and community organizers around the northeast that are affected by human rights issues such as natural resource management, agriculture, land rights, and more
  • Plan, execute , and present a final group project, which uses methodical, field-based research and contributes to the public sphere, in collaboration with NGOs and local communities
The program will challenge you to assess the effectiveness and far-reaching implications of environmental and development projects, and investigate the relationship between international  the role of developed countries.

Find out more. 

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.