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CIEE: Development and Globalization Program in Khon Kaen, Thailand
Khon Kaen, Thailand (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Restrictions: Gustavus applicants only
Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Provider:
CIEE - Council on International Educational Exchange
Program Term(s):
Semester only
Minimum Class Standing:
Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.50
Prerequisites:
No
Previous Language Study Req?:
No
Language of Instruction:
English
Language courses offered:
Thai
Housing Options:
Apartment (Shared), Homestay
Areas of Study:
Anthropology/Ethnography, Environmental Studies/Sustainability, Journalism, Thai
Program Design: Study Center, Theme based
Additional Program Options:
Field Study, Research Project
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. 

 


 
This program is currently not accepting applications.