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The Asian Cultural History Program is a 35-day tour beginning in Hong Kong, Hanoi, Saigon, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Bangkok, Shanghai, Xian and Beijing. It is a completely unique approach to university study abroad. It combines a tour of major cultural and
Location:
Hanoi, Viet Nam; Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Krong Kaoh Kong, Cambodia; Bangkok, Thailand; Shanghai, China
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Asian Cultural History Program is a 35-day tour beginning in Hong Kong, Hanoi, Saigon, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Bangkok, Shanghai, Xian and Beijing. It is a completely unique approach to university study abroad. It combines a tour of major cultural and historical sites in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and China with intense academic study of the culture and history being experienced. The Asian Cultural History Program is based on many years of experience. Thus, the faculty and staff have a great deal of experience traveling in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and China. It's an ideal learning environment because it integrates reading and writing with direct involvement to give a richer understanding of the subject than book learning alone could possibly provide.

The Asian Cultural History Program is a 35-day tour beginning in Hong Kong, Hanoi, Saigon, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Bangkok, Shanghai, Xian and Beijing. It is a completely unique approach to university study abroad. It combines a tour of major cultural and historical sites in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and China with intense academic study of the culture and history being experienced.

The Asian Cultural History Programs is a truly unique travel-study program. Cultural performances are included in the program fee as well as museum tickets and visits to sites. All lodging, welcome and departure meals and select special dinners are included in the program cost. The program fee includes all program city-to-city travel by air, bus, metro, train, overnight couchette or overnight ferry.
Setting Description:
Since this tour travels to many cities in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and China, it provides a unique opportunity for dialogue between students and faculty to experience travel and program activities. All members of the group travel together, stay in the accommodations provided by the program, and participate in program activities together. The Cultural History Tours provide the opportunity for students to gain both experiential and academic knowledge of the cultures visited during the program.
Cost:
Program Fee: USD 4,595* (EMU students); USD 4,845* (Non-EMU students). Program Fees Include: * All rail, bus and air transportation between cities. * Field trips and excursions by train, chartered bus or boat. * Tickets to all cultural events arranged by the program. * Entrance tickets to museums and sites visited by the program. * International Student Identity Card. * Rooms based on multiple occupancy. * Many breakfasts and one meal in every major city. * Couchettes when possible on overnight

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