Service Learning in Thailand

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Community-based work in the Land of Smiles

Gain meaningful and culturally immersive experience in Chiang Mai, Thailand by combining a service project with academic instruction and reflective thinking. This engaging service learning program will place you in a mutually-beneficial service project. Work alongside locals, helping to address a need in the local community while deepening your understanding about the community, the country, yourself, and ultimately your place in the world. You’ll also have plenty of time to explore Chiang Mai through various trips, tours, and cultural activities provided by our exceptional on-site staff.

What to Expect

Average Courseload:
3-4 U.S. Credits (100-140 service hours)
GPA Requirement:
Visa Requirement:
NONE Required!


Collaborative projects available in public health, education, community development and NGOs
Located in a welcoming mid-size Thai city, full of charm and adventure
Homestay experience to deepen immersion into Thai culture
Spend a day caring for elephants in an elephant sanctuary
Service learning course credit offered through online modules

Learn More About This and Other Programs

  • Service Learning in Thailand
    In my public health internship, I got experience persevering through communication barriers. After college, I plan to work with under-served populations and I now feel prepared to tackle communication barriers with my future patients.
    Peyton Brock Eastern Kentucky University

Dates & Prices

Additional Information:

As with all study abroad programs, you should count on a few additional expenses.

CIS Abroad reserves the right to alter fees at any time due to currency fluctuations and/or fee changes made by our partner universities.


Please WAIT to book flights until you have received confirmed dates in your acceptance paperwork. Dates posted here are subject to change.

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