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  • Locations: Shanghai, China
  • Program Terms: Summer A-Term, Summer B-Term, Summer Quarter
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  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer B-Term 2018 04/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 07/16/2018 08/12/2018
NOTE: UW's summer b-term corresponds to CIEE's summer session III.
Summer Quarter 2018 04/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/18/2018 08/12/2018
Summer A-Term 2018 04/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/18/2018 07/16/2018
NOTE: UW's summer a-term corresponds to CIEE's summer session II.

** 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.
Program Information:

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

Whether you have no background in Chinese, or you’ve studied the language for several semesters, this program provides students with vital insight into the causes behind – and challenges of – China’s rapid economic development and the country’s emerging role on the world stage.

With study abroad in China, you’ll spend the summer in a unique combination of in-depth coursework, internships, networking opportunities, cultural activities, and excursions. Study abroad in Shanghai and you will:

  • Choose from Chinese or English language business electives and engage in an organizational internship for credit
  • Study Mandarin Chinese at all levels with support from peer language tutors and language clinic instructors, or choose not to study a language and focus entirely on area studies coursework
  • Learn outside the classroom through volunteer opportunities, cultural activities, and a three-day fieldtrip with excursions to Chinese companies and factories
  • Live with a Chinese host family or on-campus with a Chinese or program roommate

An understanding of both Asian markets and culture is a tremendous asset for any future business professional. Take a closer look into the factors driving, and issues facing China 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.