MSID—International Development in Thailand

MSID—International Development in Thailand — Dates

Dates & Deadlines

Submit the online application and complete the assigned application checklist according to the appropriate deadline:

Term/TrackApp Open Date*App Deadline
Fall 2018December 1

April 1 Extended to April 15

Pre-session+Fall students depart from the US

August 3/4

Pre-session+Fall students arrive in Chiang Mai

August 5

Pre-session last day

August 29

Fall students depart from the US

August 28/29

Fall students arrival in Chiang Mai

August 30

Classroom phase ends

October 26

Fall break period

October 27-November 2

Internship phase begins

Internship phase ends

Final seminar begins

November 5

December 14

December 17

Last day of program

Depart from Chiang Mai

December 21

December 22/23

Academic Year 2018-2019December 1

April 1 Extended to April 15

Pre-session+Academic Year students depart from the US

August 3/4

Pre-session+Academic Year students arrive in Chiang Mai

August 5

Pre-session last day

August 28/29

Academic Year students depart from the US

August 30

Academic Year students arrive in Chiang Mai

September 2

Classroom phase ends

Fall break period

October 26

October 27-November 2

Internship phase begins

Internship phase ends

Final seminar begins

November 5

December 14

December 17

Last day of fall semester

December 21

Winter break period

December 21 – January 20

Research Seminar

January 21 –  February 8

Mid-semester seminar in Chiang Mai

March 11 - 15

Spring break period

March 17 - 23

Internships ends

Final seminar begins

April 26

April 29

Last day of academic year program

May 11

Depart from Chiang Mai

May 12/13

Spring 2019May 1

October 15

Spring students depart the US

January 15/16

Spring students arrival date in Chiang Mai

January 17

Classroom phase ends

March 15

Spring break period

March 16 - March 22

Internships begin

March 25

Internship phase ends

May 3

Last day of program

May 10

Departure date

May 11/12

*Program dates are subject to change. Contact the LAC for verification of dates before purchasing your airfare.
**If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials on the following business day.

Orientation Dates & Locations

Orientation will be conducted in two parts.  

The first is an online health and safety orientation, which is mandatory for all students.  You will receive more information about the online health and safety orientation on your confirmation checklist. Failure to complete the online orientation will impact your ability to go abroad.

The second part is the in-person, program-specific orientation.  See below for tentative dates and times for your in-person session. You will be notified of the official date and time via email. Participants will receive applicable orientation materials via email approximately one week prior to the in-person session.

 

TermDate/TimeLocation
Spring 2019 - MSID General Orientation   TBD TBD
Spring 2019 - Thailand Country Orientation TBD TBD


 

Program Handbook Program Orientation Visa Information

I-UROP Scholarship

University of Minnesota students participating in a research project on this program may be eligible for the International Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (I-UROP) Scholarship

Fall Deadline Extended

The application deadline for Fall 2018 has been extended until April 15.