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Study abroad in Thailand with ISDSI

ISDSI's Semester in Thailand is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Hands-on learning from villagers, farmers, and indigenous communities. Explore the ancient city of Chiang Mai and spend time hiking, sea kayaking, and exploring Thailand. Explore your interests with our Independent Field Research Projects on each course!

  • Independent Field Research Projects
  • Expedition Travel
  • Experiential Learning
  • Language Immersion

Explore your interests during each course 

Each course includes an Independent Field Research Project where students learn research methods and study a topic in-depth they are interested in.

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 designed in collaboration with local communities to learn about their culture and ecology.

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.

Application Deadlines

Semester Application Deadlines: Fall – March 15 / Spring – October 15

Summer Application Deadline: April 1

After the deadline we will accept students on a space available basis, so contact us at [email protected]

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