Study Abroad Opportunities
There are many opportunities to study Thai language and other academic subjects in a variety of Thai universities through study abroad programs and exchange programs, where UH students can study and get UH credit.
For language study, there is Advanced Thai Abroad Program at Chiangmai University in Northern Thailand. This program offers an intensive eight-week summer course offered to students with at least intermediate-level study of Thai language (or equivalent). Application deadline is usually around last week of January.
There is also a Study Abroad program in Thailand organized by CIEE Study Center in Khon Kaen The program is based at Khon Kaen University, the major educational institution in Northeast Thailand, about 300 miles north of Bangkok.The program focuses on Development and planning, environmental studies, peace and justice studies, sociology, and Thai Language. Program participants are paired with Khon Kaen University students for weekly one-on-one Thai language tutorials.
As for exchange programs, Pacific Asian Management Institute, Shidler College of Business and Department of Economics of College of Social Sciences at UH have official exchange programs with Thammasat University and Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. Shidler College of Business, partnering with the Freeman Foundation, also offers travel scholarships to deserving undergraduate students interested in study abroad to Asia.
The Doctor of Architecture (D.Arch) program of School of Architecture at UH includes an international student exchange program with Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University. The program involves enrollment for a semester/term at Chulalongkorn University. Students may apply for scholarships for the exchange program.
UH-Manoa Office of International and exchange Programs also has exchange agreement with the following universities and institutions in Thailand:
- Chulalongkorn University
- Thammasat University
- Mahidol University (International College)
Exchange Program Info
Under exchange programs students study at a university in Thailand while paying tuition and fees and receiving credit at UH. Thai Studies courses are taught in English, and Thai language courses are also available. For program availability and further information, visit Manoa International Exchange Program website.
In addition, in consultation with UH Study Abroad Center, students can design a study abroad program different from those programs mentioned above. The following are Thai Studies programs offered at various universities in Thailand:
|In Bangkok|| Pridi Banomyong International College, Thammasat University
(Thai Studies Certificate Program)
| Chulalongkorn University
Thai Studies M.A. and Ph. D. Programs
Southeast Asian Studies M.A.Program
|In Chiangmai|| Chiangmai University
Thai for Beginners
[Beginning Level, Speaking only]
| Payap University
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Click here for Intensive Thai course description.
|In Pattani|| Prince of Songkhla University
For information on Thai Studies Program, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional information on study abroad opportunities in Thailand, visit Alliances for Study Abroad and Internships in Thailand (ASIT) website.