Chiang Mai, Thailand, Denmark

Field Course - Borderland: Critical Approaches to Field Research in the Global South

when 24 June 2019 - 19 July 2019
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 EC
fee DKK 6000

This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to think critically about the research process in the conduct of research. It is not a methods course or a summer internship. Rather, it combines classroom learning with field engagement and immersion in local environment that include short term placement with local NGOs or ongoing research projects in and around Chiang Mai, in northern Thailand.

Target group


Course aim

For students to have a deeper understanding and insights of the issues facing the Global South and the world in the 21st Century.
For students to be able to raise and address critical questions in their own research.
For students to engage with local NGOs and ongoing research projects, and integrate their knowledge/insights into their own research process.
For students to have a critical foundation from which they can apply the knowledge and practices from the course to future projects.
For students to be able to apply their knowledge and understanding to the development of a research proposal.

Fee info

DKK 6000: EU/EEA citizens
DKK 12000: Non-EU/EEA citizens

Students from IARU universities with a exchange agreement with UCPH (UTokyo): no tuition fee