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  • Locations: Chiang Mai, Thailand; Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter-Spring 2021 10/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills University Studies Requirement: Yes, Reporting Live Supplemental Course
Program Description:

Program OverviewOUS Chiang Mai

Established over 700 years ago, Chiang Mai, Thailand is at the crossroads of time, cultures, commerce and countries. Set in the hills of northern Thailand, Chiang Mai is blessed with abundant flora, a warm climate, and the richness of the Lanna culture. To the west lies Burma; to the east Laos; and in between, a diversity of people that are unique to the region. Chiang Mai offers a livable environment in the context of ancient city walls and wats, modern hotels and office buildings, mopeds and markets. 

Program Focus

Students will enroll in courses offered through the South East Asian Institute of Global Studies at Payap University. All courses are taught in English by a diverse international faculty. This program is a one or two semester program designed for students interested in becoming proficient in the Thai language and knowledgeable about Thai and SE Asian culture. It offers a well-developed language curriculum, required and elective courses in a wide range of disciplines (history, anthropology, the arts, religion, political science), and extensive field trips, excursions, and cultural activities.


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Program Provider

IE3 Global

Program Dates

Current IE3 Calendar


Areas of Study

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This program is a good fit for the following majors:

  • Anthropology
  • Asian Studies
  • Business
  • Culture
  • Globalization
  • Information Technology
  • International Studies
  • Political Science
  • Social Science
  • Sociology
  • World Languages & Literatures


Fall:  Students enroll in 18 quarter credits
Winter/Spring:  Students enroll in 18 - 22 quarter credits

Capstone Option

Reporting Live Capstone available during Fall & Spring Quarters

Language of Instruction 


Host Country Language 



Residence Hall

Class Standing Eligibility

  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate

Minimum GPA Requirements

Undergraduate: 2.75

Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing.

Program Requirements

No previous language study required

Program Fee

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PSU Fees

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Application Fee:
All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will
be assessed to the students' account.