Program Details

Visit Bangkok, Thailand & Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in 13 days
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam; Bangkok, Thailand
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Winter Southeast Asia provides unique opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students looking to expand their international business education outside of the traditional classroom. While traveling abroad, students will learn about Thai and Vietnamese culture, history, customs, politics, and international business practices. Most importantly, students will observe how these business practices differentiate from the United States.

International Business Seminars (IBS) programs provide a variety of unique opportunities:

  • Network with business executives by visiting global companies to learn about how business is conducted and the challenges that come from running a multi-national organization.

  • Earn university credit while applying the knowledge you've learned in the classroom to real-life business settings.

  • Gain a competitive advantage for your career by experiencing international policies, political climates, and international business environments while building confidence, cultural understanding, and an ability to adapt to a variety of situations.

  • Experience some of the world's most well-known attractions and destinations.


Winter Southeast Asia Highlights

  • Experience cultural activities, free time to explore, and a variety of outdoor excursions

  • Participate in city tours to see the most well-known attractions, including the Damnoen Floating Market and more

  • Learn from business executives at global companies such as the American Chamber of Commerce, Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, and more

  • View international business practices in a variety of industries, including: finance, marketing, economics, and more

  • Stay in 4-star hotels with front-lobby security

Additional Program Information

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Reviews

Overall Rating


Based on 3 Reviews

  • Discovering Myself and the Countries In South East Asia

    One notable experience, which happened every single day, was simply walking the streets of Bangkok, Thailand and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Whether it was during the day or at night, I was able to engage with locals via vendors and bargaining for food

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • International Student

    I was fortunate enough to attend the Winter Southeast Asia seminar in Thailand & Vietnam this past winter break and not only learned a plethora about international business, but also grew as a professional and a person. I met new peers and friends, made

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • An Amazing Opportunity!

    My experience abroad was completely worthwhile. Hearing how successful people do business is interesting in any country; but even more so when you hear about how they dealt with difficulties there and how they overcome them. They have to deal with language

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend