South Korea

Korea University or Hanyang University in Seoul

  • 4 or 6 week summer program 
  • Many classes available in subject areas like Business, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Korean studies
  • Cultural activities and day trips included


Japanese Studies with CIEE

  • 6 week summer programs with study abroad partner, CIEE
  • Choose to study in either Tokyo or Kyoto
  • Take Japanese language along with other courses related to Japanese/East Asian culture and society

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Baptist University

  • 4 week summer program
  • Classes in the areas of Humanities and Social Sciences as they relate to East Asia and Hong Kong

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • 8 week summer program
  • Classes in Science, Math, Business and Social Sciences


Fudan University in Shanghai

  • 4 week summer program
  • Classes about East Asia and China in the areas of Business, Political Science, Culture and Mandarin language
  • Cultural activities like dumpling making and cruise down the Huangpu River included


CIEE in Singapore

  • 6 week summer program
  • Classes related to Singaporean food culture, business and community health
  • Cultural activities throughout the city included


School for Field Studies Center for Climate and Sustainable Futures

  • Forests in the Land of the Thunder Dragon
  • 6 week program
  • Experience the unique forested environment and culture of this remote country


School for Field Studies Center for Environmental Justice and Mekong Ecologies

  • Elephants of Southeast Asia
  • Study the ecology of Asian Elephants, getting up close with the animals at elephant sanctuaries in Cambodia and Thailand

Faculty Led Programs

If you're looking to earn ISU credit, travel with other ISU students, and go on a shorter program, consider a faculty led study abroad program.