- Student Year
- Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
- Courses Offered By
- College of Arts and Letters, College of Engineering, College of Science, Keough School of Global Affairs, Mendoza College of Business
2024 Program Dates: May 19 - June 5
How have cities like Bangkok developed into what they are today? What role has government and private industry played in the development of these cities? What are the impacts of policy, culture, and the economy on the way a city develops? These are some of the questions students will explore as they meet leaders of industry in design, development, and construction in iconic cities of Southeast Asia. In addition to looking at these high-level questions, students will dive into the way a private industry operates through meeting leading designers, builders, operators, and investors.
The program will start in Bangkok with a deep dive into one of the leading Real Estate firms in the country, located at Empire tower in the Sathon business district. Several cultural visits to Temples, Museums, Palaces, Universities, and Markets are included to help students experience the culture and gain perspective into what drives the local economy and real estate development. Next, the program will continue to Sumai, one of the top resort destinations in Thailand and a top hospitality destination owned by Asset World who has partnered with Notre Dame to create this experience for students.