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Business, Language & Culture

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OVERVIEW

Location:

Shanghai

Dates:

early Sep 2018 - early Jan 2019

Price:

$12,395

Estimated Credits:

15 - 18

Deadlines:

Apply by 6/15/18 Withdraw by 7/15/18

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • $95 Online Application Fee
  • Complete Application
  • Transcript - Unofficial
 

ELIGIBILITY

Education
Completed:
High School Graduate
Foreign Language Proficiency:
All Levels
Minimum GPA:
2.6
Course Prerequisites:
Some courses may have prerequisites.
 

About the Program

Program Description

As China’s largest, most modernized city, Shanghai exemplifies globalization on every street corner, in neighborhood pockets, and in the city’s iconic skyline. The Business, Language & Culture program is designed for students who are committed to learning about this politically vital and economically significant region of the world. Learn about China’s past and present while experiencing the excitement of life in Shanghai, where the traditional and the modern are (literally) carved into the landscape.

Program Structure

You’ll enroll in 1 ECNU Chinese language course at an appropriate level and 3 elective courses, taught in English. Contact hours for courses vary, but generally language courses meet for approximately 156 contact hours/6 credits per semester. Elective courses meet for approximately 52 contact hours/3 credits per semester. You may earn an estimated 15-18 credits (up to 364 contact hours).

Classes typically meet Monday – Friday. Active learning components required by your courses may be scheduled on Fridays.

Prior to departure, you will select your preferred courses and take a language placement exam. You will be enrolled into courses based on their availability. It is in your best interest to have multiple alternative courses approved by your home university prior to your departure due to course availabilities. To ensure that you receive credit for the language level you place into, have your home school pre-approve courses at several levels before you leave for China. Please consult with your academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines.

Where You'll Study

Founded in the mid-1900s, East China Normal University is one of China’s most prestigious educational institutions. Known for a focus on internationalization, ECNU’s 30,000-strong student body hosts more than 3,500 students from around the world, creating a diverse, friendly setting for study abroad students.

Where You'll Stay

When you study abroad in Shanghai, you can choose CEA housing or arrange your own independent housing. CEA housing assignments are based on availability and confirmation date; we make every effort to match your housing requests, but we can’t guarantee housing preferences.

Studying Abroad in Shanghai with CEA

Expect a lot of perks when you study abroad with CEA. From housing to excursions, cultural engagement to other exciting opportunities, our inclusions make studying abroad in Shanghai easy!
WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

Life-Long Benefits
I made friends I will have for the rest of my life. I learned a lot about not only France, but who I am and what I am capable of. Everybody should have the chance to study abroad because there are so many benefits.

Garret Swinton
Grand Valley State University,
Spring 2014 , Aix-en-Provence, France

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