At a glance:
Understand and connect to Vietnamese cultural heritage, a country that was once divided and then united in 1975. Learn how two very different political systems reunited and were integrated into the diverse society of Vietnam today.
This program will let you participate in classroom lectures from academics, discussions with government officials, and presentations by nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). You will also participate in homestay programs, and peer learning experiences, and also take field trips to key historical and cultural sites in three distinctly different cultural and geographic regions of Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City in the south, Danang and Hue in the central, and Hanoi in the northern part of Vietnam where you will study the institutions, trends and issues of the society of Vietnam.