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Chulalongkorn University
Bangkok, Thailand (Exchange Program) (Outgoing w/Side Trips Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Spring,
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Restrictions: Dartmouth applicants only
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 02/01/2019
03/01/2019 TBA TBA
Winter 2020 02/01/2019
03/01/2019 TBA TBA

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Language of Country: Thai Target Language: English
Lodging Options: Flat/Apartment Enrollment: 3
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EXCH Department / Program: Thayer School of Engineering
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Program Overview

ChulaChulalongkorn University (or 'Chula') is the oldest and most highly regarded university in Thailand. It is located on a 500-acre campus in the center of Bangkok, a vibrant and modern city of over 6 million inhabitants. Chula is named in honor of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V), one of the greatest kings of Siam, and the one who had the most influence on the modernization of the country now known as Thailand. Chulalongkorn University is now a large and comprehensive university with over 19,000 undergraduate students and nearly 10,000 graduate students. It consists of eighteen faculties, including the Faculty of Engineering, which was founded in 1913 and is the oldest and arguably the most preeminent engineering school in Thailand.

The undergraduate engineering exchange program with Chulalongkorn University enables undergraduates from both institutions to take advantage of the unique academic and cultural opportunities offered by Dartmouth College and Chulalongkorn University. The program generally enrolls three students from Chulalongkorn to spend the fall term at Dartmouth and a like number of Dartmouth students to spend spring semester at Chulalongkorn International School of Engineering.

Dartmouth students participating on the exchange will enroll as exchange students for the Dartmouth winter term and will need to plan to take a leave term for the spring term since the semester at Chulalongkorn runs into May. Internship opportunities in Bangkok may be available to students at the conclusion of the Chulalongkorn spring semester.

Upon completion of the exchange, the exchange coordinator at the host institution will forward the transcript to the Office of the Registrar, Dartmouth College. Future transcripts of exchange program grades must be obtained by the student from the exchange institution.

Please contact Professor Benoit Roisin or Holly Wilkinson at the Thayer School for more information.


Faculty Advisor
Professor Benoit Cushman-Roisin (Thayer School of Engineering)

Dartmouth participants on the exchange will be undergraduate students in their third year who will be engineering sciences majors (or modified majors) by the time they enter the exchange program. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

All courses will be taught in English.  Dartmouth students will be introduced to the Thai language before they go to Thailand, and will be given the opportunity to study Thai while at Chula, but knowledge of Thai is not a requirement of the program.

Applications must be submitted by February 1 of the year before the planned exchange.

Student Life

The full range of services normally available to foreign students is available to exchange students. These include orientation, an academic advisor, and access to library, computer and recreational facilities.

Financial Information

Tuition and Fees
Dartmouth students pay tuition and service fees to Dartmouth; room and board fees are paid directly to Chulalongkorn University. The cost of transportation to and from the site is the responsibility of the student. Because the exchange is an official program sponsored by the College, the Dartmouth student does not need to pay the transfer term fee that the College charges to students who study on outside programs during leave terms.

Financial Aid
Financial aid is available for official exchange programs arranged through the College. Financial aid awards are adjusted to reflect the actual cost of the exchange term. However, students will receive no more scholarship assistance than they would have received for a term at Dartmouth. Any extra costs associated with the program will be covered by additional loan assistance.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.