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Fields of Study: Humanities, Social Science

You will conduct your internship with the support of the School of Global Studies at Thammasat University. Internship opportunities include working in community development, human rights, governance, and education. Along with the internship course, you will take a course in global citizenship taught by local faculty.

Unique study opportunities

  • Gain intercultural workplace skills for a future international career.
  • Build a network of international student peers. 
  • Deepen your understanding of global issues and global citizenship. 
  • Watch Thai business culture and adapt to new organizational structures.


Language of Instruction: English

Language Study: None

Courses and Credit

Requirements While Abroad

To successfully complete this program:

  • Take a full-time course of study: Two courses for a total of 10 quarter/6.7 semester UC units.
  • The internship course is graded pass/no pass only.

Current Program Courses

This eight-week full-time internship program includes two courses:

  • Internship/Community-Based Learning course: Acquire internship work hours along with meetings and assignments organized and managed by a Thammasat University internship coordinator.
  • Global Academic Immersion course: This interdisciplinary course teaches you integrated skills that instill an understanding of global citizenship. It includes a series of lectures and workshops on Thai organizational structures and culture. Learn teamwork, leadership, ethics, professionalism, and communication skills.

Catalogs and resources

Academic culture

Thai cultural norms call for a deep respect for the social heirarchy and traditional modes of interaction. Following the king, the royal family, and Buddhist monks, who are highly revered and always take precedence, the university professors are deeply respected as they hold prestigious positions in local society.


You will earn direct UC credit and grades for all coursework. Grades for this program are typically available in November.