Spend a semester in one of the friendliest countries in the world, at one of Asia’s most well-regarded universities! The Semester in Thailand program is ideal for students looking to broaden their horizons, experience Southeast Asia, and choose from a wide range of academic courses.
On Semester in Thailand, you’ll live in Salaya, with great access to Bangkok, the heart of Southeast Asia and the capital of Thailand. Study at Mahidol University, Thailand’s top-ranked university. You will have limitless opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture; make international friends; and explore beaches, jungles, and iconic sites throughout the country.
The legendary friendliness of the Thai people – Thailand is known as the “Land of Smiles” for a reason: the Thai people are warm, welcoming, and incredibly open-minded.
Tons of courses taught in English – Mahidol University offers classes in everything from animation to travel industry management to the humanities. You will find coursework applicable to your major and satisfying to your intellect.
A robust social scene – Dances, concerts, plays, and movies take place frequently throughout the semester. Art, cultural, political, religious, and athletic clubs are a great way to make friends from all over the world.
Courses include art and art history, business, cultural studies, communications, engineering, economics, humanities, psychology, sciences, sociology, tourism management, and world languages, among others.
For a complete list of course offerings, please click here.
Average Course Load
4-5 courses (16-20 US credits)
Language of Instruction
December 30 - March 29
April 21 - July 20
September 9 - December 9
*Cost may change at any time due to the current exchange rate.
Calculate your personal expenses using the Financial Budget Worksheet.
Send the above materials to the JU Study Abroad Office - Gooding 105.
“Overall, I was very satisfied with my decision to study abroad. I met friends I'll never forget, experienced the time of my life and will go home a changed person.”