Wintersession in Vietnam

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UM student standing on a bridge over a river in Vietnam

Program Dates: December 27, 2017 - January 19, 2018

There’s no better time of year to explore Vietnam than during their sun and our gray!

The College of Forestry & Conservation, the Mansfield Center, the Climate Change Studies Program, and the Environmental Studies Department have created a unique study abroad opportunity for students to expand their knowledge and experience of climate change in natural ecosystems in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. The field-based, experiential classes focus on climate change issues as well as the culture, ecology, economy, and history of Vietnam. The program will be led by Environmental Studies Professor Dr. Daniel Spencer and is suitable for students of all backgrounds and majors.

Credits for the program will appear as part of your spring tuition. This means that, if you take a full course load during spring, there will not be any extra credit fees associated with the program, and most spring financial aid can apply to the program cost. 

Want to hear what other students have to say about the program? Visit the student blog Deep in the Delta: Stories From Vietnam or read about UM Vietnam Study Abroad Student Monica Lomahukluh in the 2011 President’s Report on Education for the Global Century.

Read about the 2015-2016 Wintersession in Vietnam Program in the International Development studies Fall 2016 Newsletter.