Description: Study Vietnamese language and Southeast Asian studies at the Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon. All levels, beginner thru advanced. 20 hours per week. Cultural courses taught in English. Taught by University faculty. Housing in single hotel rooms nearby. Excursions available. Join us for an adventurous summer or semester! See CSA website for details.
Fields of study include language, history, culture, economics, politics, security, international relations and developmental science. Through its research, the Center seeks to promote cross-cultural exchange and understanding between Vietnam, its Southeast Asian neighbors and other countries, as well as introduce foreigners to Vietnamese culture and society.
The program has its origins in the founding of "Saigon University" which began its operation in 1955. In 1977, the "University Ho Chi Minh" was officially established, and in 1995 became "The Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City". Members of the faculty have been invited to teach Vietnamese and Southeast Asian Studies at various universities worldwide.Overall, the program offers the opportunity to study the Vietnamese language and culture - Southeast Asian Studies, as well as experience South Vietnam's vibrant city of Ho Chi Minh (the former U.S. Supported Republic of Vietnam) often still called Saigon, the Mekong River - Vietnam's "rice basket" and students will have a chance to make a trip north to Hanoi. An adventurous way to spend a summer or semester - join us!
Cost Include Description:Full tuition, registration, orientation, single hotel room, documents for Visa, medical insurance, certificate of completion.
Experience Required: no
Website : http://www.centerforstudyabroad.com/Vietnam.html
• Location: Danang - Vietnam
• Host Institution: Danang University, Duy Tan University, and School of Politics
• Language of Instruction: English, Vietnamese
• Academic Credit Available: Yes
Brockport offers a program in Danang, Vietnam for a full year, fall, or spring semester. The program presents a rare and exciting opportunity for US university students, regardless of academic major, to live, study, and provide service in Danang, the capital of Central Vietnam, for an entire semester. Visit our website for a complete program description, along with dates, and a list of what is included in the program cost.
Academic credit is available. A total of 21 credits are awarded for the successful completion of courses in this program. Each undergraduate student will take five courses: Language, History, Culture, Politics, and Community Service. Graduate students will negotiate credits for learning. All credits earned in the SUNY Brockport Vietnam Program will be counted towards undergraduate degree requirements for graduation. Non-SUNY students and students who wish to use these credits for their academic major and/or minor should consult with their home campus academic departments prior to participation. Letter grades for the courses taken will be transmitted to the participant's home campus Registrar via the Brockport transcript supplement at the conclusion of the semester. Graduate students who wish to contract through the program to use the program for additional research activities may do so.
Fall: mid-August through early December Spring: early January through early May Academic Year: mid-August through early May
SUNY Brockport College Office of International Education 350 New Campus Drive Brockport, NY 14420
Tel: (800)-298-SUNY (7869)
Fax: (585) 637-3218
The Kumho Asiana-Vietnam Scholarship and Culture Foundation (KVSC) opened in Hanoi on December 6.
The non-profit scholarship organisation, co-founded by Kumho Asiana Group of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, has an initial capital of 2 million USD contributed by Kumho Asiana affiliates which are operating in Vietnam.
They include Asiana Airlines, Kumho Tire Co. Ltd, Kumho Construction & Engineering Co. Ltd, Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd, Kumho Transportation Co. Ltd and Kumho Rent a Car Co. Ltd.As of February 2008, KVSC will grant scholarships to 120 poor students at universities, 30 at colleges and 70 at primary and high schools in Vietnam each semester, said Kumho Asiana CEO and KVSC President Park Sam Koo.
The foundation also plans to hold an annual Korean language speaking contest which aims to bring more opportunities for Vietnamese students to study in the RoK, he added.
Site: Vietnam: Danang, Halong Bay, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, HueDates: May 15-Jun 15
Duration: Summer, 4 to 6 wks
Subjects: Community service projects, Field study, Independent study
Eligibility: Level: fresh, sophs, jrs, srs, gradsRequires: 2.70 GPA, previous study in field, Age: min: 19
Credit: Undergrad: avail Grad: avail
Cost: $2,500 Nonrefundable fee
Instruction: In: EnglishStudents: mainly USFormats: Directed Field Study, Independent Study, Study Tour, Volunteer/Service
Housing: Arr by pgm:
Deadline: Rolling admissions
Other Info: US Accredited Sponsor: yes Began: 2002 Orientation: in US & abroad Activities: excursions, field trips, cultural events
Contact: Off of Study Abroad Pgms, St John's Univ, Benthall 388, 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica, NY 11439Ph: 718-990 6105Fax: 718-990 2321 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Site: Vietnam: DanangHost inst:Danang Univ, Duy Tan Univ, Sch of Politics
Dates: Jan-May, Jul-Nov
Duration: Yr-round, More than 16 wks
Subjects: Business/management, Community service projects, Development studies, Field study, History, International studies, Political science/politics, Social work, Vietnamese language, Vietnamese studies
Eligibility: Level: jrs, srs, gradsRequires: 2.50 GPA, 2.8 GPA in appropriate major,Age: min: 18
Credit: Undergrad: 21 per sem Grad: none Doc: transcript
Cost: Contact sponsor , laundry, interpreter, orientat
Instruction: In: EnglishStudents: USFormats: Directed Field Study, Language Study, Lecture, Seminar, Volunteer/Service
Housing: Arr by pgm:
Deadline: May 15 for fall; Nov 1 for spring
Other Info: US Accredited Sponsor: yes Began: 1999 Orientation: abroad (1 wk, during 1st wk in Danang) Activities: excursions, pgm travel, cultural eventsMay contact former participants.
Financial Aid: scholarships URL: http://www.brockportabroad.com/
Contact: Pat Coates, Asst Dir, SUNY Coll at Brockport, 350 New Campus Dr, Brockport, NY 14420Ph: 585-395 2119Fax: 585-637 3218 Email: email@example.com
Contact: Lindsay Stephany, Recruitment Mgr, SUNY Coll at Brockport, 350 New Campus Dr, Brockport, NY 14420Ph: 585-395 2119Fax: 585-637 3218; firstname.lastname@example.org
SIT Study Abroad offers a merit-based award Scholarship to undergraduate students with a background and demonstrated interest in Asian Studies. The SIT Asia Fund will contribute a portion of the cost for North and Southeast Asia programs, based on student need.
SIT has received funding from the Freeman Foundation for the purpose of educating undergraduates about Asia through our field-based study abroad Scholarship programs. Grant recipients are expected to help promote intercultural understanding and cooperation between the people of the United States and Asia. Priority will be given to students applying to newer programs in the region. Currently these include:
China: Public Health and Traditional Chinese Medicine (Summer Program)
Indonesia: Bali: Arts and Culture
Mekong Delta: Natural and Cultural Ecology
Viet Nam: Culture and Development
Awards are based on academic performance, curricular interest, and the ability to carry out independent field study. Ideally, reference letters are written by faculty in the student's field of study that are relevant to the program curriculum and to the proposed independent study project.
If you would like to be considered for a scholarship from the SIT Asia Fund, please submit the Financial Need Assessment Data Sheet together with your general application materials. The scholarship committee will use the financial need information, together with your other application materials, to select SIT Asia Fund recipients.
If you would also like to be considered for other SIT scholarships, please submit the complete SIT Scholarship Application.
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HCMUT is a centre of technology - industry and management training. Graduate students from HCMUT have strong professional skills, which are recognized equivalent to those of other advanced countries in the Southeast Asia . Our training activities have made remarkable contribution to satisfy the requirements of man power for the industrialization and modernization in Vietnam generally and Southern Vietnam areas particularly. Moreover, HCMUT is also the science research and technology transfer center which plays the key role in providing information and applying advanced technologies of developed countries and transferring to concerning industries in the Southern areas of Vietnam .
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