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Calendar

APPLICATION DEADLINES


  • Spring Semester: October 12, early application deadline September 12.
  • Fall Semester: March 15, early application deadline February 15.

After the deadline, applications will be accepted on a space available, rolling basis.

Students are encouraged to apply early!

To apply, email apply@isdsi.org.

Semesters at ISDSI go from the end of August to mid December for the Fall, and January to May for the Spring. Internships are usually for one month to six weeks in January, and for the summer go from mid May through July (6 weeks). Block courses are four weeks long, with the first week in Chiang Mai and the following three weeks in the field. Typically the courses leave for the field on Sunday or Monday of the second week, and return and finish by Thursday of the fourth week.


Fall Semester 2014

Students arrive: August 21

Fall Semester ends: December 19 (Students can depart Chiang Mai on December 20)

Fall/January Internship ends: January 30 (Students can depart Chiang Mai on February 1.)

Week Dates Course/Activity
1-5 Aug. 25 – Sep. 26 BLOCK 1: Foundations
6-9 Sep. 29 – Oct. 23 BLOCK 2: Agroecology
10-13 Oct. 27 – Nov. 20 BLOCK 3: Forests
14-17 Nov. 24 – Dec. 18 BLOCK 4: Oceans
18-24 Jan. 5 – Feb. 13 BLOCK 5: Internship (6 weeks)

Spring Semester 2015

Students arrive: January 8

Spring Semester ends: May 15 (Students can depart Chiang Mai on May 16)

Internship ends: July 17 (Students can depart Chiang Mai on July 18.)

Week Dates Course/Activity
1-5 Jan. 12- Feb. 13 BLOCK 1: Foundations
6-9 Feb. 16 – Mar. 12 BLOCK 2: Agroecology/Villages
10-13 Mar. 16 – April. 9 BLOCK 3: Forests/Empires
14-17 Apr. 20 – May. 14 BLOCK 4: Oceans/Cities
18-24 May. 25 – Jul. 10 BLOCK 5: Internship (6 weeks)