Cambodia - English and Anthropology

Be transformed, and experience Cambodia in the heart of Southeast Asia

Be a part of a unique collaboration among Tompkins Cortland, and the Center for Khmer Studies. Explore Angkor Wat, local villages, and outdoor markets. Learn about the Khmer Rouge and its lasting effects on Cambodian society. Taste traditional foods, interact with Cambodian people, view the beautiful countryside, and be transformed.

Date: Late December - January (approximately 2 weeks)

Register in Spring | Fall semester courses | Travel in January

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Study Abroad in Cambodia


Travel Fee: Approximately $2,900


Transportation to/from airport and in country, round-trip airfare, transportation in Cambodia, lodging, some meals, entrance/admission to attractions, mandatory travel health insurance

Not included

Passport fees, vaccination costs, some meals, personal spending money, tuition (included in your fall course load), and any applicable baggage-handling feeds imposed by the airlines or entrance/exit taxes.

Note: Estimated $300 minimum for personal spending and other meals.

Funding Your Study Abroad Program

Students may be eligible for scholarships through the Tompkins Cortland Foundation, SUNY, Benjamin A. Gilman, and other sources. Contact instructors or the study abroad coordinator (Global Office, room 230) for more information about scholarship opportunities.

Study abroad in Cambodia

Courses Offered

Receive 6 credits for this trip

ENGL 134, Transformative Travel Writing, 3 credits
ANTH 260, Fieldwork in Anthropology, 3 credits


Angela Martin | Instructor of ESL and Foreign Languages

Angela teaches Fieldwork in Anthropology (ANTH 260). She has traveled throughout Europe and Central America but is looking forward to her first trip to Cambodia. Contact Angela by calling 607.844.8222, Ext. 4404, or by email at

John Troyer | Instructor of English

John teaches the Transformative Travel Writing Course (ENGL 149) and traveled with Tompkins Cortland Community College students to Cambodia in January 2017. Contact John by calling 607.844.8222, Ext. 4249 or by email at

Study Abroad in Cambodia