Study Tour Program 2017 in Udon Thani, Thailand


Look into our exciting STUDY TOUR PROGRAM at Udon Thani, Thailand

 Study tour program is designed to provide the participants with direct experience of Thai and local culture including authentic Thai cuisine, Thai dance, Thai music, and the Thai language. In addition, the participants will have the chance to visit various tourist attractions both in the region and in a neighboring country (Laos). Finally, the participants will have the opportunity to do volunteer work to help improve local communities.  

 Program Courses

1. Basic Thai Conversation

The course aims to prepare the participants with useful expressions commonly used in various everyday situations. This course is designed for beginners who have no previous background in the Thai language.

2. Thai Dance

In this course, the participants will learn how to perform the Thai traditional dance which is one the most elegant performances in the world originally performed for the royal courts of old Siam. The performance represents aspects of the country and symbolic of the Thai character itself with its graceful movements, and its soft rhythm.  

3. Thai music

The participants will learn how to play traditional Thai musical instruments. They comprise a wide range of wind, string, and percussion instruments.

4. Thai cooking

The participants will learn how to cook famous Thai traditional food such as Tom Yum Kung and Pad Thai. They will learn essential skills and technique with an expert of Thai food to enhance your cooking experience in relaxing environment.

5. Trips

The trips are designed to provide the participants with direct experience in order to let them see the different aspects of Thai and local culture. The trips include campus and city tour and visits to a handicraft village, Kamchanod Temple and Forest Reserve, salt farms, and Ban Chiang archeological site (UNESCO world heritage). In addition, the participants will enjoy the special trip to Nongkhai Province and Laos by bus and train.

 Program Benefits

  1. The participants will learn new cultural skills including language, music, dance, and cooking.
  2. The participants will be aware of cultural differences.
  3. The participants will learn to adapt and be a part of a new community.
  4. The participants will get one-in-a-life-time experience living in another country.
  5. The participants will have the opportunity to do volunteer work.

       Qualifications

In order to participate in the study tour program, the participants:

  1. should be willing and able to attend all classes and activities
  2. must not have serious health condition.
  3. must have insurance cover the period of the program
  4. should be able to communicate in or know basic English

 Program fee

A total program fee for each student, 30,000 Thai baht (THB), includes:

  1. Application fee
  2. Accommodations (hotel and meals)
  3. Tuition fee
  4. Management fee
  5. Fieldtrips
  6. Learning materials

       The fee does not include;

  1. International & Domestic airfare tickets
  2. Insurance fee
  3. Personal expenses

 

 How to apply & Method of Payment

  1. Download the application at: www.udru.ac.th/inter
  2. Complete and submit  the application and required documents to the university by email: oia_udru@yahoo.com
  3. The qualified applicants will be notified of admission to the program and payment detail within a week.
  4. The payment of ฿30,000 must be made within a week after confirmation of admission.
  5. The payment should be made to:

Bank Name: Krungthai Bank, Thailand

SWIFT Code: KRTHTHBK

Beneficiary Name: UDON THANI RAJABHAT UNIVERSITY

Beneficiary A/C Number: 981-6-89204-9

 

The remittance should state: ‘fee UDRU study tour program’ and mention the name of the participant and any transaction          costs with respect to international transactions will be borne by the participant

 

    The program will be arranged when there are at least 12 participants*

 

        Contact: Office of International Affairs, Udon Thani Rajabhat University, 2nd FL International Center Building, Call: +664-241-1040 extend 1606, Fax +664-224-1418, Email: oia_udru@yahoo.com, www.udru.ac.th/inter, Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/udruinter

 

 PROGRAM SCHEDULE

 

Day

Program

Meals

AM

PM

Accommodations

1

Arrived Day/Registration

 

-

2

Opening ceremony
&Campus Tour

Udon Thani City Tour

City Tour

 

Breakfast/Lunch

3

Thai Language Class 1

Learning Thai Dance 1

Udon Thani Rajabhat University

Breakfast

4

Thai Language Class 2

Learning Thai Dance 2

Udon Thani Rajabhat University

Breakfast

5

Thai Language Class 3

Learning Thai Music 1

Udon Thani Rajabhat University

Breakfast

6

Thai Language Class 4

Learning Thai Music 2

Udon Thani Rajabhat University

Breakfast

7

Excursion: the homestay experience at Keeree Vong Kot Village to understand the culture and customs of the region

Keeree Vong Kot Village

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

8

Excursion: Border Crossing at Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge to see Thailand’s neighbor country life and get back to Thailand by train

- Thai Famous Temples

-  Sala Kaeo Ku (giant fantastic concrete sculptures inspired by Buddhism and Hinduism)

-  Thasadet Market

- Lao

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

9

Learning making Thai Foods

Experience Thai Fruits & Vegetable Carving

Udon Thani Rajabhat University

Breakfast

10

Volunteering: Japanese teaching to Thai students

Thai Boxing

Udon Thani Rajabhat University Demostration School

Breakfast

11

Visit Kamchanod Temple and Forest Reserve experience Thai believing about  Naga and Udon Thani’s most famous ghost story

Visit Ban Chiang Archaeological Site - UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the Local Salt Cave and Spa for relaxing and discovering the healing benefits of salt therapy

- Na Kha Silk Village

- Kamchanod Temple and Forest Reserve

- Ban Chiang Archaeological Site - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

-  Local Salt Cave and Spa

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

12

Activities arranged to communicate with Thai students

Activities arranged to communicate with Thai students

Udon Thani Rajabhat University

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

13

Sport Days

Closing Ceremony

Udon Thani Rajabhat University

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

14

Back home

Breakfast

 

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