- Shanghai, China
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer
- Program Description:
*Due to the global health status worldwide, USAC is making programmatic changes to 2021, 2022. and 2023 programs and some options might not be available. These changes are posted on individual program pages on the USAC website.
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 the 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 the Chinese language and business logistics during the week, you will be able to take in dozens of art exhibitions, sports 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 or a full year.
Program fees include tuition and fees, student health insurance, housing, orientation, some field trips, and some entry to museums and cultural events.
- Setting Description:
- Shanghai is one of the world's greatest cities. Its skyline boast 6,000 high rises and at night becomes a spectacular cacophony of 60-story new canvases. Shanghai city has only a 200 year history and is accessible with new underground stations and highways.
Additional Program Information
- Scholarships Description:
- Learn more about USAC scholarships and discounts at https://usac.edu/money-matters