Bangkok is a city of almost 10 million people and is the economic heart and soul of Thailand, long serving as a gateway for investment into other, less developed parts of Southeast Asia.
Thailand is a country known for its rich culture, breathtaking temples, delicious cuisine, and some of the world's best beaches—but more than that, exchange students will find it's an exciting place to see firsthand the emergence of a strong global economy, which exports more than $100 billion worth of goods every year and. Thai culture is a dynamic mix of influences from India and China.
Thammasat Business School is the second oldest college at Thammasat University which is one of the oldest and most respected institutions of higher learning in Southeast Asia. The business school offers a number of degree programs which ensures exchange students will have access to a number of different courses and students from many different backgrounds from all over the world.
Fall semester: August to December
Spring semester: January to May
When selecting a semester exchange program, students should take note of academic calendars that differ significantly from the University of Minnesota. Consider potential conflicts such as holidays, family events, graduation ceremonies, and summer jobs/internships early in the selection process.
Students are enrolled in 15 S/N Carlson School International Business (IBUS 5100) credits for a semester at Thammasat Business School, enrolling in a total of five courses for 15 credits in order to meet the minimum requirements. One class is the mandatory Thai language course and the remaining four can be made up of business and non-business courses.
Carlson School students study Thai language and select additional courses in English primarily from within the business school. Courses in the business school are offered in the concentration areas of Accounting, Finance, and Marketing. If interested, students are also able to select from courses in the Faculty of Economics and the Faculty of Liberal Arts if the student meets the necessary prerequisites.
A sample of available courses includes:
These estimates will vary based on student preference and exchange rates. All details subject to change based on economic and international factors. Most financial aid may be applied to study abroad programs.
|Program Fee (includes program administration and intl health insurance*)||$2,500|
|Transportation (to and from program site)||$1,200|
|Documentation** (passport, visa, immunization)||$330|
|Books and Materials||$200|
|Room and/or Board||$3,000|
|Essential Daily Living Expenses||$2,000|
*Students should also maintain their U.S.-based health insurance plan while abroad.
**Subject to change. Please verify current documentation costs with the Consulate.
To be eligible for this education abroad program, you must be:
The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
Application materials include the online application form, a resume, and essay. Submit a completed application by the February 28th priority deadline prior to the academic year in which you wish to participate. Programs that do not fill following the priority deadline will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis.
Admission to all programs is based on review of your application by the study abroad selection committee, and selection notifications are sent out within one month of the priority deadline or receipt of application during rolling admission. Once selected, students are given the opportunity to confirm acceptance, at which point they are subject to Education Abroad policies
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