Singapore & Thailand

Study in two great locations and let the old and new worlds of Asia become your classroom. Through the juxtaposition of these two fascinating cultures, you will explore customs, religions, and business environments that will help you develop strategies and skills for navigating interpersonal issues at home and abroad. Whether exploring the Chiang Mai Gate area, visiting a Temple, taking the River Palace Tour, or navigating one of the many markets, you will be surrounded by and immersed in culture, history, and the arts! Did we mention you will also spend one day in Bangkok? This course promises to be the experience of a lifetime.

Classes Available(3 hours)

  IB 400 Cross-Cultural Understanding for Business and Life (MI)

  Prof. Jim Ryan


  PSY 299 Cross-Cultural Understanding for Business and Life (MI)

  Dr. Tony Hermann

This team-taught course will explore customs, religions, and business environments within the backdrop of Thailand and Singapore. You will learn to develop the strategies and skills needed to negotiate interpersonal issues and multi-cultural environments. This course will allow you to confront and navigate cultures steeped in history, religion, business, and spirituality.

Program Details

   May 14—May 29, 2024

Comprehensive Program Fee of $4,350 includes:

  • Tuition
  • Round-trip airfare from O’Hare
  • Intra-country flights from Thailand to Singapore
  • Textbooks
  • Twin room with private bath & breakfast daily
  • Onsite orientations & tours
  • Several class-related events and activities
  • Site visits to major cultural sites, museums, and markets, including a guided tour of Wat Singh Temple, a River Palace Tour, tour of a Hindu Temple, a visit to the Museum of Asian Civilizations and multiple markets…and so much more!

Online Pre-Registration (required)

Online pre-registration for the May 2024 Interim Programs Abroad is required, and opens on the Study Abroad beginning September 18, 2023.

Pre-registration does not require a deposit, and all classes have enrollment maximums, so pre-register early. (Students who need to be wait-listed will be informed.) Courses and programs are contingent on enrollment minimums.

Your enrollment for your May 2024 course will be confirmed upon receipt of a nonrefundable $500 deposit made on November 1, 2023.

A program payment of half of the balance is due no later than Thursday, February 1, 2024. The remaining balance of the program fee will be due no later than Friday, March 1, 2024.

You will receive information during the pre-registration period about deadlines for required documents, the mandatory student program orientation in April, and other program information. (If you do not currently have a valid passport, apply now!)

*Students enrolled in a Bradley sponsored Study Abroad program may be eligible for Financial Aid. We encourage you to contact the Financial Aid Office for more information.

NOTE:A minimum 2.50 Bradley GPA is required to study abroad. Participating students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing and submit a Medical Clearance Form signed by Bradley University’s health services or your general practitioner.Please contact us at if you have questions.