Bangkok: a change to one's everyday living Past Review

By (Cognitive Science, Bard College) for

CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Bangkok - Semester in Thailand

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Light workload, traditional grading system (A, A-, B+, B, etc.)

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The program coordinator is very accessible at all times. Sometimes he is a bit hard to understand.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? No


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Local Students
  • International Students
  • Americans

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

History of Warfare

Course Department: ICSS
Instructor: Christian Oesterheld
Instruction Language: English
Comments: My most challenging course at the exchange University. The teacher is very knowledgeable in conflict studies and offers good explanations of difficult material. I participated in the discussions of this class on an equal level as I would at my home university.
Credit Transfer Issues: