Join this invaluable experience and immerse yourself within the legal culture and history of Vietnam through this two-week study tour.
Dates: June/July 2024
Program cost: TBC + airfares
- 20 x $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants available for eligible undergraduate students
- $9,504 OS-HELP Loans available for eligible students
Program eligibility: Undergraduate
Application deadline: 31 March 2024
Embark on a transformative journey with our Vietnam Law, Governance, and Culture Study Tour—an immersive exploration into the rich legal heritage and contemporary governance of Vietnam, a burgeoning force in Asia. This unique unit offers students an unparalleled opportunity to delve into the intricacies of Vietnam's legal system, unveiling its historical evolution and its current role in shaping the nation's trajectory.
This study tour serves as a gateway to broader insights into Asian legal systems and cultures, providing a comparative perspective that extends beyond Vietnam's borders. By fostering a comprehensive understanding of legal principles within an Asian context, students develop a nuanced appreciation for the diverse approaches to governance and law across the region.
You will learn about Vietnam’s rich legal and political environment and this experience provides an entrée into the broader Asian region. The aim is to provide you with an immersive introduction into Vietnam’s legal culture and its laws. You will undertake this learning experience through spending two weeks in-country visiting Vietnam’s economic capital of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and will visit other regional cities.
This itinerary is tentative.
The first week of the program is spent in Ho Chi Minh City. During this period, you will visit and have class at the University of Economics and other sites including law firms, courts, and government departments.
In the second week, you will spend time visiting Da Nang or Hanoi and learn about laws and culture governance in these regions.
Which unit/s can this program be taken for as credit?
- Elective for students studying Law
Can this unit be taken as an elective by students in any Swinburne degree?
To qualify for this program, you must:
- be enrolled into an Undergraduate Law degree
- have completed LAW10010 by the end of Semester 1, 2024