Can Tho is an active waterfront city in southern Vietnam with extensive canals, Buddhist pagodas, delicious local foods, and floating markets. As the economic, cultural, and transport hub of the Mekong Delta region, it provides a great vantage point for students to examine how current Vietnamese initiatives are shaping the nation's environment and economic future.
To appreciate the expanse of the country’s diversity and beauty, you will participate in multi-day field excursions into central and north Vietnam with a UC professor. Internship or service learning activities for academic credit connect you with local experts and nonprofit organizations to see development initiatives of the region in action.
Explore Vietnam's culture, society and rapid technological development through a participatory course with hands-on experiences.