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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Academic Level: Sophomore Language(s) of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Residence Hall Program Model: Partner Provider
Area(s) of Study: Cross-cultural and Global Studies, General Business, Management, Marketing Minimum GPA: 2.75
Open to Non-UHCL Applicants: Yes
Program Description:

January in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, CHINA

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Program Overview

This program invites students with a major or minor in economics, international business management, business management, or marketing, or Chinese or Asian studies majors with an interest in China’s business environment, to study abroad in Shanghai. Gain an in-depth understanding of international business in China, the world’s second-largest economy. Classes are taught at CIEE Shanghai, in English, and complemented with co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.

Unique Experiences

STUDY AT CIEE SHANGHAI

Located along the bank of the Liwa on the downtown Putuo campus of East China Normal University (ECNU), known as the “Garden University” for its beautifully landscaped grounds.

REVIEW CASE STUDIES

from successful Western and Asian firms in China like Apple, KFC, Toyota, Haier, and Alibaba and become familiar with the key characteristics and implications of China’s rapidly developing consumer culture.

SPEND A DAY AT THE BUND

Shanghai’s standout landmark with colonial-era buildings lining the Huángpu River, historic architecture and an endless array of restaurants, bars, shops and hotels.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Explore the city’s urban centers using Shanghai’s commercial high-speed Maglev train - the fastest-growing rapid transit system in the world.
  • Take in an acrobatics show, jazz performance or a Chinese opera. Shanghai’s music and entertainment scene is vibrant!
  • Compare and contrast Chinese and U.S. business practices and culture.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Three-day orientation - an introduction to Chinese culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city.
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

Questions?

Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Break 2023-2024 11/01/2023 11/01/2023 TBA TBA