CRITICAL STUDIES ON FOOD SYSTEMS AND SUSTAINABILITY VIETNAM
4 Week Summer Program in Vietnam and Cambodia
Cultural Immersion, Environment, Service Learning
This program will provide you with in-depth knowledge of environmental issues, social and cultural history, economic development of 2 fascinatingly beautiful countries in South East Asia, Viet Nam and Cambodia. You will gain the experiences through your own eyes, lectures from local scholars and experts, hands-on involvement in real environmental projects in local communities and home stay at local families.
This program will give you the chance to not only to learn about the people, history, culture and environment of Southeast Asia but also to gain greater insight into your own skills, strengths and aspirations.
Components of the Program
1.Cultural Immersion through academic travel, field trips and home stay
This component consists of field trips to the most history-rich towns and stunning landscapes of Vietnam and Cambodia. The journey will take you to the premier travel destinations such as Ha Long Bay, Sapa, Hoi An, Angkor Wats, Hanoi etc…. In addition, you will also join customized tour specially designed for students to see the countryside. Home stay with local families will enable you to understand local, daily life, their cultures, poverty and challenges.
2.Environment and Wildlife through lectures, visits to environmental project sites and service learning activities
You will have a chance to listen to a series of lectures and talks from local environmental experts or scholars about environmental issues in Vietnam and Cambodia. They will accompany you all field trips to visit environmental projects sites such as Lake protection in Hanoi, aquaculture farms in Mekong delta, Can Gio Mangrove forest Biosphere Reserve, Ream National Park, Tonle Sap lake project etc..
3. Service Learning Activities
You will undertake service learning activities with Center for Environment Research and Community in Hanoi, Bear Rescued Center in Phnom Penh and Fisheries Action Coalition Team in Siem Reap.
Please contact us for the detailed itinerary, brochure and price: