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
Summer Service Learning Program (SSLP)
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 2017: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: ASIAN 490
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 2017: TBA | Price: TBA | Courses: ASAIN 490, GEN S 450
Criminal Justice in China (Xiamen)
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 2017: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: CJ 550
Global Climate Change and Environmental Vulnerability in Xiamen
Spend two weeks at beautiful southern Chinese city Xiamen and explore sciences, policies, business, and life on "Global Climate Change and Environment Vulnerability.
Summer 2017: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: SCI 496 or 596
India: Hands-on Exploration of Indian Culture, Health, Sustainability, and Environment in Mumbai & Bhubaneswar
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: Dec. 30, 2016-Jan. 14, 2017 | Price: $2,897 | Course: GENS 450 or PH 499
A Cultural Experience in Nursing (Seoul)
Students will have the opportunity to compare the nursing education and health care system in the U.S. with that in Korea by attending nursing classes and college activities with local students, learning about the national universal health care system, and experiencing a socio-cultural component.
Summer 2017: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: NURS 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: Jan. 2-14, 2017 | Price: $2,290 | Course: MGT 355
Social Work in Bangkok
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 2017: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: SWORK 496 or GEN S 450
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 2017: 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.
Winter 2017: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: NURS 499