CIEE Development and Globalization Program in Khon Kaen, Thailand
Start doing. What better way to begin understanding the complexities surrounding environmental, development and globalization issues, than to engage with and confront them yourself? In Thailand, you’ll engage in a real-world learning model to examine issues of development and social justice on a grassroots level.
Study abroad in Thailand where coursework and the classroom are a springboard, propelling you out into the field where you’ll interact with, learn from and contribute to communities and organizations in the Northeast of the country.
In Thailand you will:
Immerse yourself in Thai culture through community stays, translated exchanges, Thai student roommates, and peer tutors
Spend significant time living and exchanging with villagers and NGOs
Conceive, collaborate on, and present a final, group project which uses methodical, field-based research and contributes to the public sphere
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.
** Programs may fill long before their final deadline.
* Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Later applications are always welcome, but colleges may need time to process your approval.