Study Abroad Programs in China

Loyola University Chicago: Beijing – The Beijing Center

Program Location: Beijing, China

Contact:
The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies
4th Flr, Ningyuan Bldg UIBE
No. 10 Huixin East St.
Chaoyang Dist.
Beijing 100029
China

Phone: (8610) 6449 6892
Website: http://www.thebeijingcenter.org

Description: Stand out from the crowd and join The Beijing Center for a Semester or Full Year immersion in the heart of Beijing, China!

Partnered with Loyola University Chicago, The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies offers quality language studies and coursework, unparalleled immersion opportunities, and excursions throughout the country, you will learn more about China in one week than you have in your entire life! You will select a level of Mandarin appropriate to your efficiency, and choose from over 15 courses accredited by Loyola University Chicago that are taught by leading scholars from China’s outstanding universities and institutes. Each semester you will travel throughout China on a two-week excursion. In the Fall, you will follow the ancient route of the Silk Road, history’s cultural bridge between East and West, and in the Spring, You will experience China’s cultural diversity as you travel throughout country’s southeastern province of Yunnan.


Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University / XJTLU: Suzhou – Visiting Students Program

Program Location: Jiangsu, China

Contact:
111 Ren Ai Road
Dushu Lake Higher Education Town
Suzhou Industrial Park
Suzhou, Jiangsu, 215123
China

Phone: +86 512 88161000
Website: http://www.xjtlu.edu.cn/en/admissions/visiting.html

Description: Visiting students are enrolled in a degree programme in their home institution, and seek the opportunity to study abroad in China for one or two semesters. You have the option to study at XJTLU for:
• The whole academic year (full year) – September to June
• Semester 2 only – February to June
Visiting students may take up to 25 credits (for level 1 modules) or up to 20 credits (for level 2 modules) per semester. In addition, you have the option to study for up to 5-credits of Mandarin Chinese language per semester for free (depending on the class timetabling of your other modules).


USAC: Shanghai – Chinese Language and International Business Studies at Shanghai University

Program Location: Shanghai, China

Contact:
University Studies Abroad Consortium
Virginia Street Gym #5
1664 N. Virginia Street, MS 0323
Reno, NV 89557-0323

Phone: 1.775.784.6569
Website: http://usac.unr.edu/study-abroad-programs/china/shanghai

Description: The Shanghai program is ideal for students who are interested in studying the economic and business environment of China and East Asia. Once a sleepy fishing town, Shanghai is now the hallmark of China’s booming economy. It is the perfect place for you to learn about the business environment of East Asia and study Chinese language. Mandarin is the official/standard dialect used in China, and Shanghai is a great place to practice it outside of class. While learning Chinese language and business logistics during the week, you will be able to take in dozens of art exhibitions, sport competitions, movies, museums, musical events, nightclubs, and more. The Shanghai program offers an intensive language approach that allows you to complete up to one year of university foreign language coursework in only one semester. You may combine courses from the following subject areas: International Business and Intensive Chinese Language. These subject areas are not exclusive of one another so you may combine courses for up to a total of 18 credits. You can also choose to complete an internship, which provides an unmatched opportunity to practice your language skills and gain international business experience. You may choose to study for one semester, a full year or during the summer.


The Education Abroad Network ( TEAN ): Shanghai – Fudan University

Program Location: Shanghai, China

Contact:
The Education Abroad Network
505 N LaSalle St., Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60654-7103

Phone: 800.585.9658
Website: http://teanabroad.org/programs/china/shanghai/

Description: Shanghai is the epicenter of China’s booming growth and development and offers visitors glimpses into the ultramodern and moments frozen in time. Fudan University provides students with a comfortable campus and base for exploration of this sprawling city. Featuring English courses across a broad spectrum of subjects, a variety of language courses, plus the option to take part in an optional part-time internship, Fudan University is a challenging, yet supportive environment in which to study. Participants are housed in our premier housing, featuring fully-furnished apartments with wireless internet, and are joined by an English-speaking local Fudan University student. Take a moment to meet up with your on-site Resident Director to share stories, head off to the sandy expanses of Inner Mongolia on an included excursion, and greet the morning on the Great Wall with our 5-day orientation program in Beijing.


Alliance for Global Education: Shanghai – International Business in China

Program Location: Shanghai, China

Contact:
The Alliance for Global Education
1730 M Street NW, Suite 402
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-822-0032 / 888-232-8379
Website: http://allianceglobaled.org/china/shanghai/international-business

Description: Study abroad with the Alliance in Shanghai, China! ?
• Pursue your academic interests and earn 15 credits in international business and economic development at the heart of China’s commercial and finance center.
• Complement your coursework with visits to Chinese and multi-national enterprises, plus a capstone research project that allows you to meaningfully explore a topic of interest.
• Build your resume with an internship at a Chinese or multi-national company or NGO focusing on areas such as economic development, health education, software development, real estate, the arts, and publishing.
• Enrich your understanding of China’s role in the global marketplace through a targeted field study trip to Hong Kong, Macau, and Guangdong Province.
In the last century, Shanghai has experienced exponential growth from its origins as a colonial trading port to a bustling international metropolis and global financial hub. Today, the home of China’s first free trade zone attracts an international population with its fast-paced industry and cosmopolitan vibe. With rapidly expanding industrial, commercial, and service sectors, Shanghai serves as an ideal field of study for students wishing to explore China’s rapidly changing business environment and the global networks in which it plays an ever more strategic role.

Visit our website for more information about our International Business in China program, including course syllabi, co-curricular activities, student housing, and previous internship placements.


USAC: Chengdu – Study Abroad at Southwest University for Nationalities

Program Location: Chengdu, China

Contact:
University Studies Abroad Consortium
Virginia Street Gym #5
1664 N. Virginia Street, MS 0323
Reno, NV 89557-0323

Phone: 1.775.784.6569
Website: http://usac.unr.edu/study-abroad-programs/china/chengdu

Description: The Chengdu program is ideal for students who are interested in experiencing life in one of the most ancient, culturally fascinating, and authentic places in all of China. Chengdu is also one of the more important economic centers and transportation and communication hubs in the country. The program offers the opportunity to learn Mandarin Chinese, a language which is becoming increasingly popular in the global marketplace. Mandarin is the official/standard dialect used in China, and Chengdu is a great place to practice it outside of class. Studying in China offers you a unique opportunity to experience one of the world’s most ancient civilizations while living in one of the world’s fastest growing major economies. Academically, this program offers a high quality educational experience with a focus on either Chinese Language or Chinese Studies.
However, the academic courses are only part of the value of the program. Participation in formal and informal activities, such as field trips to sites of historical and cultural interest, museums, weekend trips to the mountains, and other cultural immersion activities form an integral part of the program.

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