Chulalongkorn University, founded in 1917, is the oldest university established under the modern Thai education system. The Faculty of Dentistry, established in 1940, provides training in a wide range of dental specialties and houses research centers devoted to dental materials science and oral biology. Through this externship, students will learn about Asian cultures while studying dentistry in a high-tech environment that differs from U.S. dental school. The university, which enrolls more than 36,000 students, occupies a vast section of downtown Bangkok. Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is known for its ancient temples and elaborate canal system.
July 29 through Aug. 11, 2012
For more information about this externship, contact Dr. Bernard Levy at 410-706-7342 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FAST FACTS: Thailand
Location: Southeast Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand
Population: 67.1 million
Official language: Thai
Climate: tropical, very rainy and warm from May through September