Webster University, Cha-am
Webster University Thailand is part of an international network that includes campuses in London, Leiden, Geneva, Vienna, and Shanghai as well as the home campus in St. Louis, Missouri. Webster's international faculty boasts both academic standing and professional expertise representing 15 different nations. The instructional style is American, the language of instruction is English, but classroom participation is cross-cultural.
Located a few hours south of Bangkok in the coastal town of Cha-am, Webster University Thailand is the newest addition to the Webster International Network of Campuses. The campus is conveniently located close to the Gulf of Thailand and the resort towns of Cha-am and Hua Hin. Regional sites include Angwor Wat, the Emerald Buddha and the Grand Palace.
A complete list of courses offered is available on-line.
The course equivalencies spreadsheets have been compiled from past approved Academic Plan forms. They show when the course was last approved and how it transferred back to La Crosse. You may notice that some classes satisfied several UWL options.
This list is not comprehensive nor does it take the place of meeting with your advisor for final approval! They are meant to be a guide of what courses may be appropriate for your studies abroad.
HOUSING AND MEALS
Webster Thailand houses study abroad students off-campus in studio-style apartments, at VIP condominiums approximately 20 minutes from the campus in a seaside area. Restaurants and recreational facilities are available in and near the residences. An on-site Resident Assistant is available to assist you with your housing needs. All rooms are furnished, but students must provide their own sheets, towels and pillows, which can be purchased in the first few days during the on-site orientation session. The furnishings and room layouts differs between buildings and rooms. All units have refrigerator, television, and air-conditioning. Kitchen facilities are not available in the room.
PASSPORTS & VISAS
Before you travel abroad, you will need to obtain a passport, which will serve as proof of your U.S. citizenship. A passport may allow you to gain entry to (and exit from) other countries. Depending on the country to which you're traveling, a visa may be required as well. Entry requirements vary from one country to another. The U.S. State Department issues travel warnings specific to certain countries, and offers tips and publications relevant to travel abroad generally. Well in advance of your departure, you should also familiarize yourself with international travel health issues, and health recommendations specific to your destination.
The program fee includes the following:
- Tuition (5-6 credits)
- University and Administrative Fees
- Ground Transportation from the airport upon arrival
- Cultural Activities and Excursions (as arranged per course)
- Study Abroad Health Insurance (mandated by UW System)
- International Student Identity Card (ISIC)
- Study Abroad Graduation Sash
Airfare and housing is not included in the program fee.
Financial aid is applicable.
Refer to Program Fees for the most current program fee.
All program fees subject to change. Valid for undergraduate Wisconsin residents only; out-of-state students pay Minnesota reciprocity or a non-resident surcharge.
For precise dates refer to the Program Dates.
- 2.5 minimum GPA
- The desire to experience the world and receive academic credit for doing it!
All students will be required to attend a pre-departure orientation. The orientation will help you prepare for international travel in general, and for the experience of visiting Thailand.
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