Study Tours in Asia



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo by Donna Shurr                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

NCTA alumni are eligible for a variety of summer experiences in East Asia sponsored by both the University of Pittsburgh coordinating site and the national NCTA. Study tours typically occur during the summer and NCTA works hard to make the tours affordable and rewarding experiences for educators. 


2024 NCTA Summer Study Tour: Heart of the Silk Roads

In summer 2024, Pitt's NCTA will be journeying with a group of NCTA Alumni Educators to uncover the heart of the old Silk Roads. Venturing to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, this study tour will provide insight into the myriad intersections cultures and Central Asian and East Asian trade networks.


Past Study Tours

The most recent NCTA Study Tour (2024) was to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan. For more information on past study tours please click on the links below:

    2024: Heart of the Silk Roads (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan)

    2023: Intersections Project - Backroads of Japan

    2019: China

    2018: Nepal & Tibet

    2017: Vietnam & Cambodia 

    2015: China 

  2012: China 

  2011: China 

  2010: Japan 

  2009: China & Vietnam 

  2008: Japan 

  2007: China 

  2006: Japan 

  2005: China/Korea 

  2004: China

  2003:  Japan 




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