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Upcoming Group Site Visit Opportunity:

Thailand and South Korea
Dates: November 12-19, 2023
Your hosts: Joe Debiec, VP of International Operations, and Jess Jones, VP of Partnerships

Tentative Itinerary

Sunday, November 12: Thai Orientation and Culture Day
Monday, November 13: Mahidol University Visit
Tuesday, November 14: King Mongut Institute of Technology Visit + Introduction to Chiang Mai Based Programs
Wednesday, November 15: Service Learning and Internship Placement Session + Cultural Activity
Thursday, November 16: Travel to South Korea and Settle into Seoul
Friday, November 17: Sogang University and Kyung Hee University visits
Saturday, November 18: South Korea Culture Day
Sunday, November 19: Departure day

Thailand partners:
Mahidol University International College
King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) – New!
Loop Abroad
CIS Abroad Internships and Service Learning

South Korea partners:
Sogang University
Kyung Hee University

Learn more about our Thailand and South Korea program offerings, including our multi-country Thailand and Cambodia summer program.

Individual Site Visit Opportunities:

Would you like to visit a CIS Abroad location on an individual site visit? Please complete this form and we will see how we can help!


How do our Group Site Visits work?

Our group site visits are designed to give study abroad staff and faculty an in-depth look into our programs. We hope that through this group travel experience, you’ll get to know our on-site staff, experience our cultural curriculum, and know more about how you can customize our programs to your university needs. Space is limited and by application only.

Participants will:

  • Experience our Local Life cultural program first-hand
  • Meet with students (if possible) and local staff
  • Learn what goes into a successful faculty-led program
  • Visit housing, internship sites, academic partners
  • Learn how you can customize our programs to fit your university needs
  • Attend lectures on one or two academic foci at the site

Site Visit Inclusions:

  • Full guidance of a CIS Abroad staff member
  • All hotel accommodation (double rooms included; single supplement at your own cost)
  • Most meals (there may be a few lunches or a free evening meals on your own)
  • Excursions
  • In-country transportation

The finer print

There is a program fee of $500 for group site visits. Participants are responsible for air travel to and from the host country, visa expenses, and some lighter meals. A limited number of travel grants may be available to help defray these costs for advisors whose travel budgets are limited. You may also apply for a Cooperating Partner Alliance (CPA) Site Visit Grant if this is cost prohibitive to your institution. On the other hand, if your institution prefers to pay for all costs associated with the program, just let us know.

Unfortunately, we don’t allow guests to accompany participants on our professional development and site visit programs. This is in part due to liability concerns and in part due to the dynamics of the programs themselves. We provide a very packed itinerary for the days we are on-site in order to provide you with the most educational, professional, and culturally enriching experience as possible. We are on the go much of the time (with some limited breaks, of course, for you to rest, recoup, and explore on your own!). We suggest that any guest come following the conclusion of the program.

Questions? Concerns? Great ideas?

For questions, please email Jeniece Carter, Partner Success Manager at CIS Abroad, jcarter@cisabroad.com.

CIS Abroad follows the Forum on Education Abroad’s standards for conducting program site visits.  The Forum on Education Abroad’s Code of Ethics for Program Site Visits