Other Exchange Opportunities

The following are other exchange opportunities facilitated or administered by the U.S Embassy in Bangkok designed to promote a deeper understanding of the United States on the part of global audiences and vice versa.

International Visitors Program: The International Visitor Leadership Program operates under authority of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (Fulbright-Hays Act). The emphasis of the program is to increase mutual understanding through communication at the personal and professional levels.

Summer Work and Travel: The Summer Work/Travel program provides bona fide foreign post-secondary students an opportunity to become directly involved in the daily life of the people of the United States through travel and temporary work for a period up to four months during their summer vacation.

Citizen Exchange Programs: The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, through its Citizen Exchanges Division, supports a variety of professional, youth, cultural, and sports exchange programs to promote mutual understanding by furthering participants knowledge of the United States.

Au Pair: Through the Au Pair program foreign nationals between 18 and 26 years of age participate directly in the home life of a host family by providing limited childcare services for up to 12 months.

For more information on any particular program, please contact the Media and Cultural Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok at:

GPF Wittayu Tower A, 10th Floor
93/1 Wireless Road, Bangkok 10330

Counselor for Public Affairs: (66)(2) 205-4485
Media Relations: (66)(2) 205-4241
Cultural and Educational Affairs Office: (66)(2) 205-4625
Central Fax: (66)(2) 650-8921

General information on public diplomacy and public affairs can be found on the homepages of the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), Bureau of Public Affairs (PA) and Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP).