CIEE Shanghai China In a Global Context
Known for its economic prowess and long history of foreign influence, Shanghai is the country’s financial and industrial capital. The last decade has seen massive development in this metropolis of 18 million people; construction of the city’s infrastructure and transportation system is constant. With an elevated light rail, the world’s first commercial high-speed maglev train, and eight subway lines, the city boasts one of the fastest growing rapid transit systems in the world. Those in search of old Shanghai, however, can still find the legacy of its magnificent past.
This program is designed for students with no Chinese language background and those who have studied Chinese for several semesters. The program offers Chinese language training at both standard and intensive levels coupled with coursework, taught in English, in global studies, economics, international relations, and area studies.
Relevant Academic Disciplines
Overall GPA 2.75
One college-level Chinese area studies course recommended
Language Skill: None