Studying abroad in Vietnam will provide you with a rare opportunity to explore a unique, historic, exciting, and rapidly-developing country. With a deep history and a rich culture, Vietnam is full of intriguing stories, friendly people, amazing food, and astounding beauty. Vietnam's scenery ranges from soaring mountains and white sandy beaches to tropical jungles and mysterious caves, making its landscape as captavating and beautiful as its people.
Vietnam is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest, and Cambodia to the southwest, Thailand is across the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest, and the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia are all across the South China Sea to the east and southeast.
Located in the south of the Indochina Peninsula, Vietnam sits in both a temperate and tropical zone. The country's climate varies from region to region, but can be split into two main seasons: wet and dry. Typically, the dry season lasts from November until April. May through October sees hotter and more humid weather, with June, July, & August receiving the highest rainfaill.