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Language of Instruction: Chinese, English Housing Options: Apartment (shared)
Area of Study: Anthropology, Economics, Engineering, Foreign Languages, History, International Studies, Political Science, Sociology Program Type: Study Abroad
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Program Description:
Study Abroad in Shanghai with IFSA:
 
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21st Century City 
         
    ?Fall/Spring                                                                            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 international trade or sustainable urbanization? Shanghai is your city.


Program Highlights
  •  Examine urban planning, international relations, and contemporary Chinese society through 15 credits of coursework in a 21st century mega-city that is both a laboratory and model of urbanization. 
  • Enrich your study of Chinese language and youth culture by living with a Chinese roommate.
  • Complete a capstone research project that you can leverage for future career or academic goals.
  • Participate in weekly cultural activities to explore another side of Shanghai. These may include cooking classes, tours of manufacturing facilities, or visits to farming communities in Shanghai’s suburbs. 
  • Complement and contextualize your understanding of China’s largest metropolis through a field study trip that explores China’s social, economic, and geographic diversity.

Scholarships
IFSA scholarships are primarily need-based and factor in any additional cost your study abroad program might have over home school tuition. The awards are $500 for summer programs, $1,500 for semester programs and $2,500 for full year programs. These scholarships may apply to any IFSA program, with the exception of our custom programs.


Take the Next Step
  • Visit our website for more information about our 21st Century City program, including previous course syllabi, housing arrangements, co-curricular activities, and field study trips. 
  • Contact your Student Services Manager at 800-858-0229 or http://studyabroad@ifsa-butler.org


 
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Contact Us

Phone: 800- 858-0229
6201 Corporate Drive, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Fax: 317-940-9704

 


 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** 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.