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  • Locations: Shanghai, China
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Alliance for Global Education 
  • Restrictions: Iowa State applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/15/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/15/2018 03/16/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Adviser: Ernberger, Monica
Program Director:
Ernberger, Monica
Housing Options: Apartment/Flat Cumulative GPA: 3.0
Language of Instruction: Chinese, English Host Country Language: Chinese
Online Course Catalog Available: Yes
Sponsor:
IFSA-Butler
Program Description:
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 21st Century City
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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.

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
  • Apply now! Consider submitting an application for one of the Alliance's need-based scholarships at the same time as you apply for your study abroad program.

Interested in studying abroad in Shanghai over the summer instead? Check out our Summer in Shanghai program!

 
Contact Us
Phone: 317-940-9336 / 888-232-8379


The Alliance for Global Education
6201 Corporate Drive, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Fax: 317-940-9704

 
Apply now! http://www.allianceglobaled.org/apply

 


PLEASE BE AWARE that most IFSA-Butler programs are "hybrid" programs, with some credits earned from IFSA-Butler University and some from the host university. IFSA issues a single Butler University transcript with all of your courses and grades, but If you take courses from both IFSA-Butler and the host school you will need transcripts from both schools in order to receive transfer credit for all of your courses.

IFSA-Butler scholarship information: http://www.ifsa-butler.org/services/scholarships.html