Program Details

This four-week program provides non-specialists the chance to study in one or two courses: Business in Contemporary China and Intensive Mandarin Chinese language (Beginning or Intermediate). The business course is team taught in English by faculty who co
Shanghai, China
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Students can study on this CCIS program in Shanghai, the financial and commercial capital of China, at Shanghai University (SHU) in a summer session, and/or for a fall or spring semester. Shanghai University is a municipal university serving about forty thousand Chinese students, with three thousand international students studying at SHU each year, who explore and learn Chinese language, culture and business in this dynamic city.

Semester students take a Mandarin language course at their level and elect from courses taught in Enuding Culture in Contemporary China, Asian Economics, E-Commerce, Marketing Strategy, Finance, Communication Skills, Tourism Management, Event Management, and Chinese Business and Enterprises. No knowledge of Chinese language is required. Students enjoy a rich out-of-class field trip program with many excursions to businesses and places of cultural and economic importance in Shanghai, a city of twenty million, in addition to out-of-town field trips to scenic and historic locations such as Suzhou and Hangzhou.

Setting Description:
Shanghai, the financial and commercial capital of China, is a booming global metropolis that represents in many ways the economic miracle underway in China since the 1980s. This program is based in central Shanghai in a large urban university, and is an ideal location for participants to learn about business and the economic changes taking place in China, and study Mandarin Chinese language. The program is directed toward those who want to understand business in China, experience the culture first-hand, and learn the language. Housing is in foreign student dormitories on campus.
Please see program web site for date and cost details.