- Hanoi, Viet Nam; Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Siemreab, Cambodia
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Program Description:
Spend your summer traveling to Vietnam and Cambodia with the AIFS Southeast Asia: History, Conflict and Culture study and travel program! You’ll earn 3 credits through Richmond, The American International University in London. This course is taught in English.
Live in a twin or triple-bedded room in centrally-located hotels throughout the program. Daily breakfast and a welcome and farewell meal are included.
You’ll spend 5 nights in Hanoi, 4 nights in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), 4 nights in Phnom Penh and 7 nights in Siem Reap.
Cultural and social activities include:
- Visit to Thang Long Royal Citadel
- Vietnamese Water Puppetry show
- Trip to the War Remnants Museum and Chu Chi Tunnels
- Traditional Cambodian cooking class
- Visit to the War Museum and Cambodia Landmine Museum
- Tour of APOPO, an NGO which utilizes “Hero Rats” to detect landmines
- Full-day excursion to Angkor Wat
- Visit to Ton Le Sap Lake and Cambodian Cultural Village.
- Setting Description:
- Discover the people, history and culture of two of Southeast Asia's most intriguing destinations, Vietnam and Cambodia on a unique 3-week journey. Vietnam combines stunning beauty with exotic, enthralling cities steeped in history. Cambodia is an enticing mix of the ancient world of iconic temples, dramatic landscapes of rice paddies and sophistication. Set against the background of the Vietnam War, you will visit some of the conflict's most significant locations while uncovering the history of these compelling and complex countries.
- AIFS is a premier provider of study abroad programs. Comprehensive program fees cover tuition and housing with $800,000 in scholarship and grant funding available each year. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Coordinated AIFS flight packages are available.
Additional Program Information
- Open to college sophomores, juniors and seniors. Minimum 2.5 GPA (lower GPAs will be considered on a case by case basis).
- Scholarships Description:
- Please see website for deadlines and eligibility requirements.
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