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Study abroad in Thailand with ISDSI!

ISDSI study abroad programs are expeditions into the cultures and ecology of Thailand, created in collaboration with local communities. Go beyond the traditional classroom with ISDSI!

  • Home Stays
  • Expedition Travel
  • Experiential Learning
  • Language Immersion

On our programs, you'll be fully immersed in Thai culture.  

Stay with host families in Chiang Mai and other parts of the country to learn the language, customs, and traditions of local communities.

Sea kayak while studying oceans and mangroves. 

Backpack through the mountains to understand upland forest ecosystems, and learn the connections between place and culture.

Our programs are academically challenging and intensely experiential. 

Each hands-on course is focused on understanding sustainability and is designed in collaboration with local communities.

Graduate from ISDSI with a working knowledge of Thai. 

Intensive and interactive language classes, coupled with daily use in the markets, villages and home stays helps you learn quickly and naturally.

"The program changed the way I think about my own society and my place in the world. The best part was meeting so many fascinating people and talking to them about their lives and culture."

Marie B. | Fall, 2013

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