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Alliance for Global Education - Summer in Shanghai
Shanghai, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: Alliance for Global Education 
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Chinese, English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing Options: Dormitory, Home Stay Areas of Study: Asian Studies, Chinese, Culture, Economics, Internships, Sociology
Program Type: internship abroad, study abroad
Program Description:
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Summer in Shanghai


About Shanghai

Shanghai has grown exponentially in the last hundred years—from a colonial trading port to a massive international metropolis with a population of 24 million. Known for its fast-paced industry and cosmopolitan vibe, the city is intricately connected with the global flows of commodities and people. It also represents the enormous environmental, economic, and social challenges that are mirrored across China and around the world. Want to study current global issues or the world’s most-spoken language? Shanghai is your city.


Program Highlights
  • Select any combination of 9 credits: survey Chinese society or economy paired with a Chinese language course or internship, or focus exclusively on intensive language study. 
  • Dive into the bustling metropolis of Shanghai to explore the major social and economic transformations in Chinese society and practice your Chinese language inside and outside of the classroom. 
  • Distinguish yourself professionally and network within the Chinese business culture as an intern at a national or multi-national company, arts-related organization, NGO, think tank, or government organization.
  • Register for intensive Chinese language to rapidly improve your language skills, live with a host family, and take a language pledge. 

Take the Next Step
  • Visit our website for more information about our Summer in Shanghai program, including course syllabi, co-curricular activities, student housing, and previous internship placements.
  • Contact your Student Services Manager at 800-858-0229 or http://studyabroad@ifsa-butler.org
  • Apply now!  Consider submitting an application for one of the Alliance's need-based scholarships at the same time as you apply for your study abroad program.

Interested in studying abroad in Shanghai for a full semester? Check out our 21st Century City, Intensive Chinese Language, and International Business programs!

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/07/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.