Program Details

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
Location:
Shanghai, China
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Offering electives and internships focused on international business, this program offers unparalleled opportunities to explore China’s rapidly changing business environment and the global networks in which it plays an ever more strategic role. Students must complete one business course and one economics course, or two economics courses, prior to arrival.

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.

The program price includes tuition and fees, housing, pre-departure materials, guidance on applying for a visa, orientation, cell phone, weekly activities, field study trip and/or long weekend trip varying by term and program, textbooks, the services of a full-time resident staff, and medical and evacuation insurance. Visit our website for a breakdown of estimated additional expenses.
Setting Description:
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 location for students wishing to explore China’s rapidly changing business environment and the global networks in which it plays an ever more strategic role.

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