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  • Locations: Shanghai, China
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Boston University Study Abroad 
  • Restrictions: Bucknell applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Chinese, English Housing Options: Dormitory
Area of Study: Asian Studies, Chinese Program Type: Primary Partner
Program Description:
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Shanghai, China

The Boston University Shanghai Chinese Language & Culture Program offers a semester of study in the vibrant and booming metropolis of Shanghai. This program gives students at beginning levels of Chinese language study a chance to immerse themselves in Chinese culture.

Hosted at Fudan University, and working in collaboration with Fudan's School of Social Development and Public Policy, this program is designed to allow beginning students of the Chinese language and East Asian studies to intensively study Chinese, while also doing coursework in English on traditional and contemporary Chinese culture.

Why BU?

Start with the numbers:

  • 75+ programs
  • 30+ cities around the world
  • 20+ countries
  • The first to establish programs on six continents
  • More than 4,000 active internship sources worldwide
  • Last year we accepted 2,100 students from 150+ colleges
  • Since 1984, 16,000 students have participated in our programs

Add in the internships:

It's what we're known for and what we do better than pretty much any other program: we give students a way to intern AND study while living in a foreign city.

  • Internships are guaranteed
  • Internships are personalized,
  • Internships are available in arts, business, communications, journalism, advertising, marketing, pre-law, international relations, NGOs, political science, psychology, social policy, and more.

Learn why interning abroad is such a unique opportunity and why BU is the leader in internship opportunities.

Finally, consider all these benefits:

FOREIGN LANGUAGE SKILLS

Students in Boston University language programs learn foreign languages based on their skill level in countries all over the globe.

EASY CREDIT TRANSFER

Upon completion of the program, students receive an official transcript from Boston University, helping to make credit transfer easier.

AFFORDABILITY

Competitive program prices and financial aid make study abroad more affordable than ever.

ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

Students benefit from years of professional experience of Boston University's resident faculty and staff overseas. See a full staff listing of our Boston and overseas program offices.

A HOME AWAY FROM HOME

Each of our programs provides housing, whether it's in BU-managed properties, dormitories/off-campus housing of affiliated colleges and universities, in a local family's home, or in apartments or residential hotels. All housing options are screened by Boston University Study Abroad.


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Financial aid is available
 

 

Why Shanghai?

  • Coursework offered through Fudan University's School of Social Development and Public Policy
  • Intensive beginning and intermediate Chinese language courses taught by instructors trained in teaching Chinese to foreign students
  • Off-campus housing in modern apartments next to Fudan University

 

Contact Us

Boston University Study Abroad
888 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-353-9888
617-353-3402 (fax)
abroad@bu.edu


 
 
 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 02/28/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.