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Welcome Undergraduate Students!

The Cornell Southeast Asia Program (SEAP) is a nationally recognized center of excellence for foreign language and area studies that focuses upon Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. We invite you to join our community!

As an interdisciplinary program, we work and collaborate with students and educators from diverse fields including Business and EconomicsAnthropologyAsian StudiesEconomicsGovernmentHistoryHistory of ArtLinguistics, Public Affairs, City and Regional Planning, Industrial and Labor Relations, Music, and Development Sociology


There are many ways to get involved with SEAP. Consider joining our us as a SEAP student, council member, minoring in Southeast Asian studies, receive funding, use our resources, and join us at an event. For more information please visit the Join SEAP page, or email


  • For course work, research, and study abroad opportunities, click here.  
  • For Southeast Asian student groups across the campus, click here for the application form, and here for the event report form. 


Please follow this link to learn about the current Southeast Asian courses on offer. 


Its never too early to think ahead! Come and explore our unique internship and career opportunities. 

Summer Intensive Language Study Programs

  • Consortium for the teaching of Indonesian (COTI)
  • US-INDO Summer Language Study
  • Advanced Study of Khmer
  • The Critical Language Scholarship Program