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Study abroad in Thailand with ISDSI!

ISDSI's Sustainable Development Studies Thailand semester is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Learn directly from the people creating a sustainable future -- organic farmers, tribal villagers, islanders and others!

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

Become fully immersed in Thai culture while studying at ISDSI. 

Host families in Chiang Mai and other parts of the country will welcome you into their homes, and help you learn the language, customs, and traditions of the 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.

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Semester Deadlines

If you are interested in Spring 2022, you can apply now.

Spring Semester 2022 application deadline: October 15

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