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Students will experience the rich mosaic of life in Malaysia through its diversity of peoples, religions, cultures and practices. Through many encounters and experiences, students will learn to be aware of and appreciate diversity and plurality that exist in a modern, stable, and peaceful nation. Students will be able to enjoy taking classes and or workshops with a variety of Malaysian lecturers that will enhance their international learning experience. Weekend excursions to historical Melaka and the vibrant city-state of Singapore will strengthen students’ historical and cosmopolitan world-view.In-class lectures, discussions and presentations will be conducted in the mornings from 9:00am to 1:00pm; afternoons will be devoted to short excursions in and around Shah Alam and Kuala Lumpur.
For a student budget worksheet for the 2012 program click here.
Additional Information on the Bahamas
To learn more about this study abroad destination, please visit the CIA World Factbook.
Health and safety
Ohio University Office of Education Abroad suggests you follow the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control for healthy travel to your destination. Please familiarize yourself with these recommendations and requirements prior to applying to a program.
Refer to the State Department website for information related to safety and security at this destination.
Requesting accommodation for disabilities
If you plan to participate in an Ohio University-sponsored study abroad program and wish to request accommodation, you should contact the Office of Disability Services (ODS) to schedule an appointment to complete an Education Abroad Disability Accommodation Request Form. We recommend you do this as early as possible to allow sufficient time to determine what accommodations may be made for this program.
Entry and exit requirements
U.S. citizens are required to have a valid U.S. passport when traveling outside of the United States. If you plan to study or travel abroad in the next year, apply for your passport now.
Some countries also require a visa to legally enter and reside in the country. Please review the entry and exit requirements for Malaysia. US citizens will not need a visa or other special documents to enter the country for the length of this program. (Please note: If you plan to travel before or after the program, you may need a visa). You may need to show sufficient funds to support yourself while in-country.
Please also note that visa requirements may vary if you plan to stay in the country longer than the program dates or travel to other countries during or after the program. Please familiarize yourself with these recommendations and requirements prior to applying to a program.
For more specific visa related information please visit OEA's Visa Information Page.
Information for NON-US citizens can be found here.
For more information contact:
Yamada International House, 56 E. Union Street, Athens OH 45701 (740) 593-1840