Immerse yourself in the cultural landscape of your host country while you engage in fascinating courses or service learning projects. The many reasons to study in Asia include increasing your knowledge and awareness of your host country while increasing your marketability in an increasingly international workforce. Study Abroad Home Page
Cultural Learning & Communication Program (CLCP) in Beijing
This program is designed to introduce Chinese culture and language to students at SDSU. This course takes place immediately before the Summer Service-Learning Program in Rural China (SSLP), and, in combination with the SSLP program, provides a great option for students looking to complete six SDSU units during the summer.
Summer 2018: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: PSFA 501
Summer Program in Shanghai
Join us for the exciting China Summer Program in Shanghai! Learn about Chinese history, culture and business practices in an exciting three-week program taught in English by SDSU professors and scholars from China.
Summer 2018: TBA | Price: TBA | Courses: ASAIN 490 or GEN S 450
Summer Service Learning Program (SSLP) in Rural China
Small teams of SDSU and Tsinghua University students travel to rural areas throughout China to provide language and technical training to students of all ages. SDSU students typically serve as English language specialists and provide language instruction.
Summer 2018: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: ASIAN 490
Criminal Justice in Xiamen, China
San Diego State University and Xiamen University conduct a two-week criminal law course comparing China's criminal justice system with that of the United States. The course will cover the Chinese Constitution, the criminal code, and the code of criminal procedure.
Summer 2018: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: CJ 550
Hands-on Exploration of Indian Culture, Health, Sustainability, and Environment in Bhubaneswar, India
Spend two weeks understanding the effects of environmental pollution by taking hands-on field measurements in India while immersing yourself into exotic India's sceneries, culture, and cuisine. You'll be exposed to a fast-growing Asian economy and its struggles addressing environmental sustainability. This winter program is hosted by Xavier University, Bhubaneswar.
Winter Break: Jan. 2-15, 2018 | Price: $2,483 | Course: GEN S 450 or PH 499
International Entrepreneurship in Bangkok
Learn how to adequately research, assess, and analyze entrepreneurial opportunities in the global marketplace. MGT 355, International Entrepreneurship, is taught in Bangkok in January. While instruction is about international entrepreneurship in general, the focus is on doing business within the Thai marketplace.
Winter: Dec. 27, 2017-Jan. 10, 2018 | Price: $2,452 | Course: MGT 355
Health and Social Services in Thailand
Faculty from Thammasat University will deliver workshops on Thai culture, social problems, health and human services issues. Students will visit a variety of health and social service agencies, tour cultural and historic sites, and have the opportunity to interact with Thai health and human service professionals and learn about their work.
Summer 2018: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: SWORK 496 or GEN S 450
Intercultural Communication in Thailand (Bangkok & Chiang Mai)
Through class lectures, guest presentations, and visits to sites in Thailand, students will explore the nature of intercultural communication through observations and interviews. You'll learn the terminology and theory of intercultural competence and become more aware of the surrounding culture.
Summer 2018: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: COMM 371
MSW Thailand Summer Internship (Bangkok)
In their internships, students are exposed to different approaches to social work and social welfare than are found in the United States. The program features several study trips to augment student learning.
Summer 2018: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: SWORK 696
Nursing in Sangkhlaburi
Under the guidance of local medical professionals, nursing students will provide health care to the underserved in Thailand. The course will focus on the development of cultural competence, and will open a medical clinic in a region with little access to health care. Open to nursing majors or current nursing students at SDSU only.
Winter: Jan. 3-14, 2018 | Price: $1,766 | Course: NURS 499