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Faculty-Led Southeast Asia: Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand; Hanoi, Vietnam; Hoi An, Vietnam; Luang Prabang, Laos; Siem Reap, Cambodia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring Travel Study
Restrictions: UW-Whitewater applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Travel Study 2018 12/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission 05/20/2018 06/07/2018
NOTE: This course will meet on the UW-W campus spring semester 2018 with an academic travel component that takes place when the semester is over.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants 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:
Program Type:
Faculty-Led Travel Study
Language of Instruction:
Housing Options:
Hotel/Hostel, Other
Minimum GPA:
Class Standing:
Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Areas of Study:
Business, Culture
Language Prerequisites:
Target Language:
English, Thai, Vietnamese
Program Description:

Southeast Asia: Thailand, Laos,Cambodia, and Vietnam

 Cambodia Hoi An
                                          Cambodia                                                                                                   Vietnam

The Program

This course introduces students to the history, geography, politics, economic, religion, education, and culture of Thailand, Laos,Cambodia and Vietnam with a particular emphasis on the social changes during the past decade in the context of globalization. Students will examine urbanization, economic development, inequalities by income, ethnicity, and gender.
Location Chiang Mai (Thailand), Luang Prabang (Laos), Siem Reap (Cambodia), Hoi An, Hue and Ha Noi (Vietnam)
Duration This is class will meet on the UW-W campus spring 2018 with the academic travel taking place May 20th - June 7th 2018
Requirements Minimum of 2.5 GPA, at least second semester freshman status, & good disciplinary standing. Consent of the instructor.
Language of Study English
Course Selection   BEINDP 491 3 credits
(This is an undergraduate level course. Graduate students could take this course but it only counts for undergraduate credits)
Application Deadline Friday December 1st 2017


Estimated Program Fee $5499
Fee Includes -Airfare and local transportation
-Local accommodations
-Indicated group meals
-Visas for Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia
-UW System academic abroad insurance
Expenses not Included -Immunizations
Tentative Travel Itinerary  SEA Information Sheet.pdf




Faculty Contacts:
Ms. Han Ngo
Department: College of Bus & Econ
Office Hyland 4302
Tel: 262-472-5328

Mr Ron Buchholz
Department: Career and Leadership Development
Office: UC 146
Tel: 262-472-1498

Faculty-led Coordinator Contact:
Dan Colleran
Tel: 262-472-5757 (direct)
        262-472-5759 (appointments)
 Hyland Hall 1227