Applying to

Sustainable Development Studies: Thailand Semester

Applying to the Sustainable Development Studies Semester Program

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: WE ARE RUNNING IN PERSON! If you are interested in coming to Thailand to study, contact us at [email protected] TODAY.

Any student in good academic standing and meeting our requirements can apply to the Sustainable Development Studies Semester Program. We are open to all majors and students currently enrolled in college or university may submit an application.

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  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • In good academic standing
  • Not on academic or disciplinary probation

We recommend that you talk with your study abroad advisor at your home school as soon as possible to learn of any deadlines or requirements they may have for study abroad. We’re here to help! If your school does not already send students to ISDSI, we can help provide the information you may need to get approval for a semester at ISDSI. Email us at [email protected].

Steps to applying


Contact us at [email protected] to let us know you are considering applying.  We can help you with the approval process at your school, as well as advise you on scholarship opportunities and space available for the semester you are interested in.

Step 2

Fill out our ONLINE APPLICATION completely and submit it by the deadline for the semester to which you are applying.

We still will consider applications after the deadline on a space available basis!  If you are interested, email us at [email protected] right away and we can help walk you through the application process.

Step 3

Request your transcript be sent to ISDSI (see References/Transcripts).

Step 4

Request two letters of recommendation and study abroad approval form and have them sent to ISDSI (see References/Transcripts). We need your letters of recommendation, approval form, and transcript by the deadline for your application to be considered complete. Please email us and let us know who will be sending the letters of recommendation.

Step 5

After receiving your application, letters of recommendation, approval form, and your transcript we will review your application. If you are accepted, additional information will be required to complete your enrollment into the program.

Email us if you have any questions about the application process at [email protected].


PLEASE NOTE: You are encouraged to submit your application and supporting materials before the deadline. As soon as your application is complete and your supporting documentation is received we can give you a decision on your acceptance into the program.

For applying to the Fall Semester: March 15 (early decision deadline February 15)

For applying to the Spring Semester: November 15 (early decision deadline October 15)

If there is space, we will accept applications on a rolling basis after the deadline.  When a semester fills, we will establish a waiting list and admit students on a space available basis.

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Semester Deadlines

Fall Semester: March 15 |  Spring Semester: November 15

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