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  • Locations: Shanghai, China
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: JWU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: Study Abroad Language of Instruction: Chinese, English
Housing Options: Dormitory Minimum GPA: 2.5
Class/Credit Status: 02 Sophomore, 03 Junior, 04 Senior Areas of Study: Business, Chinese, Cultural Studies, Economics, History, Humanities, International Business, International Relations, Journalism, Marketing, Social Sciences
Program Model: Affiliate Provider
Program Description:


CIEE Summer Business and Culture Program in Shanghai, China 
Commercial giant; financial and cultural hub; home to the largest container port on Earth—there may be no better city to examine the rapidly changing nature of global business than Shanghai.

This program is designed to enhance your knowledge of fundamental business and economic principles within a Chinese and international context. The program will help prepare you for a career in international business through balanced exposure to core concepts, important theories, and case studies, as well as through site visits to Chinese companies and discussions with leading practitioners.

Study abroad in Shanghai and you will:
  • logoDeepen your business and economics knowledge while broadening your understanding of international markets, and the particular role that China plays in the global marketplace
  • Compare and contrast differences between Chinese and U.S. business practice and culture
  • Have the option to study Mandarin Chinese as part of a Communicative Chinese course designed to give beginners a basis in this critical language
An understanding of Chinese business and of its place in the global economy is a tremendous asset for any future business professional. Take a closer look into the factors driving China’s emergence on the world stage with CIEE Shanghai.

Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 
 


JWU Academic Planning For This Program

AVAILABLE DATES  *Specific dates and destinations within host web site
Summer Session I
Summer Session II
Summer Session III

Students can opt to participate in 1, 2 or 3 of the sessions options depending on credit needs and date preferences.

THE PROGRAM PARTNER - CIEE
Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) is an educational organization dedicated to providing challenging and enriching study abroad programs. Learn more about CIEE from their web site. On these affiliate programs, CIEE staff members provide program-specific advising and guidance and answer students' and families' questions about the program details.

ACADEMICS
The specific course descriptions and options are described on the host website.  It is important to plan how the courses abroad will be applied towards your JWU degree.

Total Credit Hours Earned Abroad On This Program:
  • 3 semester credits (4.5 quarter credits) per session: JWU limits this program to 4.5 quarter credits per session even though other options are described on the host web site.
  • Students can choose to participate in 1 session for 4.5 quarter credits, 2 sessions for 9 quarter credits or 3 sessions for 13.5 quarter credits.
A list of known credit/course equivalencies is available at the "Courses Offered" link in the fact sheet at the top of this page. If you would like to take courses abroad that do not appear on the list of known credit/course equivalencies, we will help you request a new course equivalency.  You are required to complete a Study Abroad Exchange and Foreign Course Equivalency Form for your academic plan abroad in order to coordinate your plan with Study Abroad and SAS.  Contact your Study Abroad Advisor for assistance in completing and submitting the course equivalency form.

Since host courses are not from the JWU catalog, you will schedule at JWU for a generic "ABRD4180" placeholder course that is holding the space for the host courses completed abroad. You will only be able to schedule for the placeholder course if you shared your final academic plan with SAS and official summary notes have been written in your JWU degree audit.

Upon completion of the program, the host will send an official transcript to JWU Study Abroad.  Previously approved courses which are successfully passed will be applied to the JWU transcript as transfer credit.  The typical timeline for your JWU transcript to be updated is 3-5 months.


THE PROCESS
To participate in this program and receive credit toward your JWU degree, you must complete the following steps:
  1. Submit a JWU Study Abroad application by clicking "apply now" at the top or bottom of this page.  Applications will not be reviewed until the application fee is submitted.
  2. Study Abroad reviews your JWU application and will "Accept" your application if all minimum eligibility requirements have been met*. (*Final acceptance into the program only comes from the program affiliate partner directly.)
  3. Complete the affiliate partner's application, available on its web site. JWU and the program host have separate application systems.  Please be advised that there may be duplicate information requested.
  4. Make all program payments, such as tuition, directly to JWU.
  5. Follow the instructions of both JWU and the affiliate partner for participation in this program.
  6. Request your official study abroad program transcript be sent to JWU Study Abroad.

ORIENTATION
Each program has a mandatory orientation process which starts the term before your program starts. Failure to participate in the various meetings listed below may jeopardize your ability to participate in the program.

Pre-departure meetings vary according to the program model and typically include discussions, on-line resources, and assignments to ensure you understand your specific program, the courses, housing, costs and other related details. These meetings may be a combination of in-person and web-based meeting formats.

An in-person Study Abroad Retreat is scheduled on each campus with advertised dates, times, and locations to discuss topics relevant to all study abroad programs. 

An in-country Orientation is included upon arrival to your program for on-site information and program reminders.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.