Hong Kong

Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Semester or Summer options
  • Exchange program
  • Classes in many areas including Business, Journalism and PR, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences and more
  • Similar academic dates to Iowa State

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • Semester or Summer options
  • Exchange program
  • Ranked in the top 50 in the World
  • Options for Engineering, Math, Physics, Biology and Chemistry Students


Kansai Gaidai University

  • Exchange or Flat Fee program - well priced for both resident and non-resident students
  • Fits the American academic calendar
  • Variety of classes in English, Japanese language classes too


South Korea

Korea University or Hanyang University in Seoul

  • Semester or Summer options
  • Classes in most academic areas, along with the option to take Korean
  • Excursions to Busan included

Soonchunhyang University in Asan

  • Semester or Academic Year
  • Exchange program
  • Special cultural internship that provides extra funding


Mahidol University in Bangkok

  • Semester program
  • Inexpensive option
  • Classes available in many areas including Business, Hospitality Management, Food Science, Social Sciences and STEM
  • Excursions to Chiang Mai and the island getaway Koh Krabi included


CIEE in Singapore 

  • Semester or Summer options
  • Courses taught by CIEE at their Singapore center, or at Singapore Management University
  • Located in the heart of downtown Singapore, where English is an official language of the country

Nanyang Technological University

  • Limited to Engineering students

National University of Singapore

  • Limited to Engineering students


Fudan University in Shanghai

  • Semester or Summer options
  • Learn Mandarin while also taking classes in various academic areas in English
  • Excursions to Beijing included

Tongji University in Shanghai

  • Limited to Architecture students


School for Field Studies Center for Climate and Sustainable Futures 

  • Semester Program: Himalayan Environment and Society in Transition
  • Summer Program: Forests in the Land of the Thunder Dragon 
  • Experience the unique forested environment and culture of this remote country


School for Field Studies Center for Environmental Justice and Mekong Ecologies 

  • Semester Program: Environmental Justice and Mekong Ecologies
  • Summer Program: Elephants of Southeast Asia
  • Travel throughout Cambodia while connecting with local people to learn about the challenges of environmental conservation in developing countries


Fu Jen Catholic University in Taipei

  • Limited to Apparel, Merchandising, and Design students

Tatung University in Taipei

  • Limited to Engineering students