April 19, 2024
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Study Abroad in Shanghai

Shanghai, often referred to as the "Paris of the East," offers American university-level students an extraordinary study abroad experience in one of China's most dynamic and cosmopolitan cities. With its blend of modernity, rich cultural heritage, and vibrant city life, Shanghai provides an ideal environment for academic exploration, personal growth, and cultural immersion.

As a global financial and commercial hub, Shanghai boasts a stunning skyline, iconic landmarks, and a thriving arts and entertainment scene. The city's modern architectural marvels, such as the Oriental Pearl Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center, create a striking contrast against its historic neighborhoods, such as the Bund and Old Town, showcasing the city's diverse cultural heritage.

Shanghai's cultural landscape is rich and diverse, with world-class museums, art galleries, and theaters. The Shanghai Museum houses an extensive collection of Chinese artifacts, while the Power Station of Art showcases contemporary art exhibitions. The city's theater scene is vibrant, with renowned venues like the Shanghai Grand Theatre and Shanghai Oriental Art Center hosting a variety of performances, from traditional Chinese opera to international theater productions.

The culinary scene in Shanghai is renowned worldwide, offering a wide range of local and international flavors. Students can savor traditional Shanghainese cuisine, characterized by delicate flavors and exquisite presentations, or explore the city's diverse culinary scene that includes international cuisines, street food markets, and trendy restaurants. Neighborhoods like Xintiandi and Tianzifang offer a blend of traditional and modern dining experiences, where students can immerse themselves in Shanghai's gastronomic delights.

Shanghai is home to numerous prestigious universities and educational institutions, attracting students from around the world. These institutions provide a wide range of academic programs, research opportunities, and interdisciplinary studies. Students can benefit from state-of-the-art facilities, access to renowned scholars, and an intellectually stimulating environment, fostering personal and academic growth.

Public transportation in Shanghai is efficient and convenient, with an extensive metro system, buses, and taxis, making it easy for students to navigate the city and explore its diverse neighborhoods and attractions. The city's well-connected transportation network also allows for easy access to nearby destinations, such as Hangzhou and Suzhou, known for their natural beauty and historical sites.

Below, you will find a curated list of Study Abroad and Internship programs in Shanghai, China. This index comprises university-level opportunities tailored for American college and university students. Consider factors such as academic offerings, cultural immersion opportunities, and the chance to experience Shanghai's unique blend of tradition and modernity when selecting a program. By embracing Shanghai's vibrant energy, cultural heritage, and academic excellence, students can embark on an unforgettable study abroad journey in this dynamic city.

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Study Abroad Reviews for Where There Be Dragons: Summer Abroad Programs in China
Where There Be Dragons: Summer Abroad Programs in China
Beijing, China: Chongqing, China: Kunming, China plus 4 other locations

Dragons summer abroad programs in China offer the most thorough and comprehensive student travel experiences available: our courses are broader, deeper, and more encompass...

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Study Abroad Reviews for George Mason University: Internship Placements in Shanghai, China
George Mason University: Internship Placements in Shanghai, China

The Center for Global Education offers students of all majors the unique opportunity to participate in a professional academic internship in Shanghai, China. Students are ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for LTL Mandarin School: Learn Chinese in China
LTL Mandarin School: Learn Chinese in China

LTL Mandarin School offer intensive Chinese language courses (both group and individual) in Beijing and Shanghai and a full immersion Chinese course in the ancient Chinese...

4.8

6 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Volunteering Solutions: China - Volunteering Projects
Volunteering Solutions: China - Volunteering Projects

Volunteering Solutions offer placements in two of the major cities in China; Beijing (the capital) and Shanghai (the largest city of China). Volunteering in China is a gre...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Donghua University: Shanghai - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Donghua University: Shanghai - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

Donghua University (DHU), formerly China Textile University, was founded in 1951. Located in the downtown area in Shanghai and adjacent to Hongqiao Economic Development Zo...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University / XJTLU: Suzhou - Visiting Students Program
Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University / XJTLU: Suzhou - Visiting Students Program

Visiting students are enrolled in a degree programme in their home institution, and seek the opportunity to study abroad in China for one or two semesters. You have the op...

3.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for IFSA/Alliance: Shanghai – Summer in Shanghai
IFSA/Alliance: Shanghai – Summer in Shanghai

Study abroad with the Institute for Study Abroad in Shanghai, China! Select any combination of 9 credits: survey Chinese society or economy paired with a Chinese language ...

4.8

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Xavier University: Asia – MBA Doing Business in Southeast Asia, Hosted by the Asia Institute
Xavier University: Asia – MBA Doing Business in Southeast Asia, Hosted by the Asia Institute

This program is designed to provide a high-level survey of Vietnam and Thailand’s economic, cultural and geo-political drivers integral to the global economy. With visits ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Utah State University: China - International HR in China, Hosted by the Asia Institute
Utah State University: China - International HR in China, Hosted by the Asia Institute
Beijing, China: Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR): Shanghai, China plus 1 other location

Students will have the intensive international experience traveling with faculty and/or senior HR executives to multiple international sites and gaining a unique perspecti...

4.8

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Utah State University: China - MBA Doing Business in China, Hosted by the Asia Institute
Utah State University: China - MBA Doing Business in China, Hosted by the Asia Institute
Beijing, China: Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR): Shanghai, China plus 1 other location

This course incorporates company visits and cultural tours in four Chinese cities in addition to lectures by industry experts. The course provides a great opportunity to e...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for University of Pittsburgh: China - INNOVATE, Hosted by the Asia Institute
University of Pittsburgh: China - INNOVATE, Hosted by the Asia Institute

INNOVATE is a study abroad program and international conference for undergraduate and graduate students in business and engineering that examines the relationship between ...

4.8

19 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for University of Tulsa: Asia - Doing Business in Asia, Hosted by the Asia Institute
University of Tulsa: Asia - Doing Business in Asia, Hosted by the Asia Institute

This course opens students to two different megacities in China, in away that challenges the students to observe and compare the similarities and differences of some of th...

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