Minds Abroad offers study abroad,
student exchange and
gap year programs in
China, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Tibetan Plateau
to high school students, college students, and
of the way our programs integrate our students into the local communities of their host countries, we were recently recognized as a “Top 10 Program in Citizen
Diplomacy.” This award was conferred to us by the Center for
Citizen Diplomacy in partnership with the U.S. State Department.
Our study abroad programs include:
Small class sizes (normally 2-4
students, with no more than 7 students per class)
Classes taught exclusively by faculty
in major universities in the host country
Unique language exchange programs in China
- Interning in Chinese companies in Kunming
Comfortable accommodations, meals included and 24/7
We offer five types of programs for individual students
interested in studying abroad:
Study + Travel
India, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Tibetan Plateau)
– These study abroad programs incorporate morning classes, afternoon volunteering and weekend travel to sites of cultural and historic interest.
Morning Class and Afternoon Activities Program
– This is a less structured program which does not include a weekend travel component. The program incorporates morning Mandarin classes (new classes begin each Monday throughout the year) and afternoon volunteer or language exchange activities.
– Together with
Abroad, we offer a free volunteer program in the Fall, Winter and Spring (from August 15 till May 14). The program is not available in the Summer from May 15 through August 14.
Internship Program (China) - Through full or half day intern placement in various sectors in Kunming, China students can learn about how industries are run differently in China.
Semester Program (China or India) - Journey across China or India, combining classes for college credits, a serious internship or volunteer placement and travel to various sites of historical and culture importance.
For school groups Minds Abroad offers a variety of
customized faculty lead programs.
Explore, study and volunteer in Asia
through our flexible gap year, semester and summer study abroad
programs to gain valuable, life-changing experience and skills for
a better future.