May 29, 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 API (Academic Programs International): Shanghai - East China Normal University
API (Academic Programs International): Shanghai - East China Normal University

Students who want to study abroad in Shanghai with API will take their courses at East China Normal University (ECNU). This program offers elective courses in English alon...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Utah Valley University: China - MBA Doing Business in China, Hosted by the Asia Institute
Utah Valley University: China - MBA Doing Business in China, Hosted by the Asia Institute

This program focus on practical application and engaged learning through the use of visits and interactions with organizations and business leaders on a regional,national,...

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Study Abroad Reviews for University of Colorado Boulder: China - Doing Business in China, Hosted by the Asia Institute
University of Colorado Boulder: China - Doing Business in China, Hosted by the Asia Institute

In Beijing and Shanghai, students will meet with business leaders, visit industrial sites and universities, and seek to understand challenges faced by businesses operating...

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Study Abroad Reviews for WSU Faculty-Led China: Business in China
WSU Faculty-Led China: Business in China

China is an ideal location for learning about international business. It is the world’s second largest economy and the largest exporter of goods in the world. China is als...

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Study Abroad Reviews for WSU Faculty-Led China: EMBA in China
WSU Faculty-Led China: EMBA in China

Tailored specifically for the EMBA students at WSU, this Faculty-Led academic trip to China and Vietnam will provide hands-on learning and opportunities to experience busi...

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Study Abroad Reviews for WSU Faculty-Led China: Exploring China's Fashion Business, Culture & History
WSU Faculty-Led China: Exploring China's Fashion Business, Culture & History

Join this exciting intensive two week program exploring China's major cities Shanghai, Xi’an and Beijing.  All instruction will be in English and will cover Chinese consum...

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Study Abroad Reviews for WSU Faculty-Led China: MBA in China
WSU Faculty-Led China: MBA in China

Join the Carson College of Business in its international experience component to the Pullman MBA program. This year the cohort will travel to China to experience business ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Le Cordon Bleu: Shanghai - Culinary Arts and Hospitality Programs
Le Cordon Bleu: Shanghai - Culinary Arts and Hospitality Programs

Known as “Oriental Paris”, Shanghai is one of the most vibrant cities in the world as well as a shopping and food paradise. Shaped by its exceptional historical background...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Travelnstudy: Internship Placements in Shanghai
Travelnstudy: Internship Placements in Shanghai

As the largest city in China, Shanghai is known as a commercial, financial, and economic powerhouse. There are few cities more spirited and fascinating, with people always...

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Study Abroad Reviews for San Diego State University: China – Accounting in China, Hosted by the Asia Institute
San Diego State University: China – Accounting in China, Hosted by the Asia Institute

China is a growing area for US businesses, and US businesses send expatriates to China. How are these US expatriates taxed in the USA? What are the US and Chinese tax obli...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Villanova University: China – MBA Studies in International Business, Hosted by the Asia Institute
Villanova University: China – MBA Studies in International Business, Hosted by the Asia Institute

This program for MBA students includes an introduction to Chinese business, culture, and society. Through team-taught courses and site visits in the Shanghai and Beijing a...

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Study Abroad Reviews for University of Texas at Austin: Internship: Shanghai
University of Texas at Austin: Internship: Shanghai

The Shanghai internship program offers full-time summer internship placements for all majors. Internships are customized to students skill sets, prior work experience, cur...

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