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  • Locations: Shanghai, China
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Major(s): Business, English, International Studies: Asia, Political Science, Theatre
Housing: University residence hall Language of Instruction: English, Native Language
Program Description:

Summer in Shanghai


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Program Overview

Study abroad in China’s largest city this summer. Choose from three sessions and courses on social sciences, humanities, technology and other fields.

Unique Experiences


sites showcasing Chinese history, development, and politics during field trips.


in unique cultural experiences such as a traditional tea ceremony.


firsthand about China’s rise to a world super-power.

Read student stories

Activities & Excursions

  • Day trip to “the Venice of Shanghai” the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao
  • Study tour of Chongming Island, on the Yangtze River
  • Explore the Shanghai Film Museum and the Jewish Museum
  • Visit the Site of the First Communist Party Congress
  • Take a river cruise along Huangpu Jiang by the Bund

Projects, Volunteer Opportunities, or Internships

  • Get involved in volunteer programs in hospitals, parks, schools, after school programs, homes for the elderly
  • Work with local environmental groups to help maintain public parks and learn about cultural nuances in the process
  • Volunteer to coach sports and games for local youths

What's Included

  • Tuition 
  •  Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport pick-up
  • Multi-day on-site orientation – introducing students to Shanghai civic and culture, and the CIEE academic program.
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight study tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included


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This program is currently not accepting applications.