CIEE: Shanghai - China in a Global Context

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Gain an in-depth understanding of China and experience China firsthand with study abroad in Shanghai, one of the fastest growing cities in the world. Take courses in English at CIEE Global Institute – Shanghai and accelerate your Mandarin skills w... read more

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January 31, 2019 It Was Life Changing.
I learned a lot about the culture and met new friends. What I love most is the opportunity to be myself without the weight of the reputation I had made in my home university. It was not like I was different person, but it was freeing. - University of the Pacific View Entire Review
Past Review Speaking Chinese
I learned valuable language skills, made incredible friends, and learned a lot about another culture. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CIEE: Shanghai - China in a Global Context
I wide number of skills, such as cross-cultural communication and adapting to new situations, quickly and sensitively. I feel like I'm able to see the world with a little more multiplicity. It was absolutely worthwhile. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CIEE: Shanghai - China in a Global Context
Yes, it was very worthwhile! I learned about other cultures and my own and made very valuable friends. I learned how to be a respectful traveler. I also have decided I want to work in China for a couple years to get to know this new country that I really loved being in. - Hope College View Entire Review
In all honesty, this program was a degree requirement. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
Don't expect foreign people to know your customs and expectations or even respect them. Worthwhile to be able to travel and live in a different country. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
How different life is played out in different cultures. To see the extremely wealthy and the extremely poor on the same street with their wealth visible in terms of fancy cars or torn clothes. America is a melting pot of different cultures but it is still somewhat segregated in town, but in Shanghai and the rest of the Chinese c... - Bryant University View Entire Review

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Gain an in-depth understanding of China and experience China firsthand with study abroad in Shanghai, one of the fastest growing cities in the world. Take courses in English at CIEE Global Institute – Shanghai and accelerate your Mandarin skills while exploring colonial history, foreign policy, political development, and social issues that have impeded or given rise to modern China. Those with advanced Mandarin proficiency may take a course taught in Chinese. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
  • Chinese - Mandarin
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Asian Studies
  • East Asian Studies
  • Chinese Studies
  • Chinese Language, Literature
  • International Relations
Minimum GPA:
2.5
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