UC Davis Summer Abroad



Info Session: 1/30/2018, 12pm,
International Center 2119 
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Bhutan—Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

On Location  


Students will live in shared apartments on the campus of the Royal Thimphu College.

Info Session Presenation


All meals are included in with student accommodations.  Meals will be in the dining hall at Royal Thimphu College.

Excursions and Day Trips

  • Tiger’s Nest Monastery
  • Buddha Dordenma Statue
  • Tango Monastery
  • Dochula
  • Phobjikha Valley
  • Punakha
Study Abroad Advisory of Student Risk

Participation in this UC Davis Study Abroad program requires travel to and extended living in a foreign location(s) abroad. UC Davis Study Abroad endeavors to reduce and mitigate risk wherever possible.  However, the environments and risks associated with living in these locations are substantially different than those found during a regular course of study at UC Davis. All participants must download and review the following information prior to departure. Any questions should be directed to the Program Coordinator.

Study Abroad General Risk Advisory

Program Specific Risk Advisories (PDF)

About Bhutan

Bhutan is no ordinary place. It is the last great Himalayan kingdom, shrouded in mystery and magic, where a traditional Buddhist culture carefully embraces global developments. (Lonely Planet)

Currency: Bhutanese Ngultrum

Language Spoken: Dzongkha

Weather and Climate

Bhutan Weather

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