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  • Locations: Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA Required: 2.5 Program Type: Affiliate
Language: English Program Advisor: Jenny Kawata,
Program Description:
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Program Information:

Spend an entire month this summer studying in Chiang Mai, Thailand at Chiang Mai University. Chiang Mai is a city rich with over 700 years of ancient history, in the heart of Lanna culture. It is a beautiful and popular destination -- perfect for studying abroad! Ride elephants, go bamboo rafting, explore the nearby temples and palace, and study in the flower gardens located on campus. Have the time of your life in one of the best cities in all of Asia! 

Here are some things to expect while studying in Thailand:
  • Delicious Thai cuisine – Enjoy delicious and authentic Thai food from the colorful street carts near the university or sample some inside any number of local restaurants nearby. Food in Thailand will be relatively cheap, so don't worry too much about your budget. We will take you to the Sunday market so you can try making your own Thai dishes. 
  • A perfect location in Chiang Mai - The CMU campus is located in central Chiang Mai, perfect for you to explore in your free time. It was actually ranked as the world's number two city. The city isn't oo big, but boasts a fun culture, a rich history, and some of the best nightlife around. Learn to cook Thai food, ride elephants, visit hill tribe villages, and so much more! 
  • Local excursions and adventures – Enjoy various excursions during your summer stay in Thailand including treks to nearby hill tribe villages, bamboo rafting, riding elephants, and more! We will be visiting waterfalls, temples, markets, and many other points of interest. 
Chiang Mai is located in northern Thailand and serves as a popular tourist destination for the Thai and for foreigners alike. People come from all walks of earth to experience the cosmopolitan atmosphere atop a great climate. Sample their delicious food or take a few days to hike around the surrounding mountain range. The university is located centrally and boasts 35,000 students, making it a medium-sized college town. Chiang Mai is 1,000 feet above sea level and the Ping River cuts through it. Enjoy the vibrant energy of the city, experience the night life, go to a few festivals, or hike around Doi Inthanon National Park. You'll soon find that Chiang Mai is one of the most exciting cities in the world!

There are many reasons to study abroad in Thailand. Here are a few of the key highlights that make this program absolutely amazing: 

•   Practice your Thai with other international students as well as with the locals living in Chiang Mai

•   Take classes in Gender Studies, Buddhism, and Thai culture
•   Travel to nearby countries such as Lao, Cambodia, and Malaysia 
•   Participate in local excursions including visiting markets, riding elephants, and more
•   Enjoy Chiang Mai's warm climate, breathtaking scenery, and laidback atmosphere
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SRU Program Requirements
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 to study abroad, however, some SRU international partner institutions may require a higher GPA
  • There is no class level requirement for study abroad at SRU
  • Disciplinary files will be requested from the Office of Student Conduct, for each applicant, and will be taken into consideration during the review process.
  • Please make sure to check with the Financial Aid (if applicable) for academic and other requirements that pertain to potentially receiving aid during your study abroad experience. 
To apply for this program use the green 'Apply Now' button at the top or bottom of the page.  You will be prompted to log in after which you will be directed to the SRU study abroad application forms and other requirements. Once you have completed all required items, and your application has been reviewed and approved, you will be instructed to begin an application directly in the CISabroad application portal. Please do not begin an application with CISabroad until you have been first approved by SRU.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.