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Bangkok, Thailand

Chulalongkorn University


Thailand

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. 

DATES

July 29 through Aug. 11, 2012

CONTACT

For more information about this externship, contact Dr. Bernard Levy at 410-706-7342 or blevy@umaryland.edu

FAST FACTS: Thailand

Location: Southeast Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand

Population: 67.1 million

Capital: Bangkok

Official language: Thai

Climate: tropical, very rainy and warm from May through September