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The Chao Phraya River Wat Arun curves around high-rise buildings at dusk in Bangkok, Thailand..

Program at a Glance

Thammasat University

Country or area Thailand
City Bangkok
Class Level So, Jr, Sr
Experience Type Internship
Minimum GPA 2.5
Term Summer
Taught In English
Language Prereq no
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About The Program

An international hub for business, startups, marketing, and finance, Thailand is at the forefront of emerging markets in Southeast Asia. Choose a full-time internship and add working in a multicultural environment to the list of skills on your résumé. Immerse in a graceful society with traditional values and warm, welcoming smiles. Come prepared to experience world-famous festivals like the massive water-throwing festival for Thai New Year and the ear-banging rocket festival before planting season in May. Steep yourself in Thai culture through its long-established cuisine of affordable, insanely delicious street food.

Classes with UC and international students

Career training

Where you'll study

Thammasat University (TU) offers courses in English in a tropical location perfect for crafting your own adventure and learning independence. TU is a public research university with a long history of student involvement in the politics and social movements of Thailand. Its guiding philosophy is on service to society, social equality, and social justice. TU is the second oldest university in the country and the most selective institution of higher education in Thailand. In keeping with the school’s social awareness ethos, all local students participate in service learning classes to educate the homeless, build kindergartens, and deliver public services. These opportunities are also available to you as an exchange student! One of TU’s main campuses, the Tha Pra Chan campus, is surrounded by many of Thailand’s most famous landmarks. When you’re not in class, you can continue your cultural education visiting nearby sites such as the Grand Palace, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the Wat Mahathat royal temple of Bangkok, or Thailand’s oldest university for Buddhist monks. Sanam Luang, a grassy city park that borders the university is a great place to take a picnic lunch or break between classes.