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Study abroad in Shanghai and join over 26 million citizens who call Shanghai—the largest and most developed city in China—home.

A thoroughly modern city risen from a fishing village less than 100 years ago, Shanghai has been heavily influenced by Western business, culture, and architecture.

 If you're searching for a rapidly changing, dynamic city in which to study abroad, Shanghai is your destination. Learn the impact of such rapid modernization on local customs and the environment. You can practice your Chinese, study business in this bustling metropolis, do a full-time summer internship, and more through our four Shanghai study abroad programs.

Programs

Shanghai - Economy, Business & Society

Shanghai
,
China
Length: 
Spring 2019, Fall 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$16,270
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Shanghai - Engineering

Shanghai
,
China
Length: 
Spring 2019, Fall 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$16,270
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Shanghai Summer - Engineering

Shanghai
,
China
Length: 
Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$8,915
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Shanghai Summer - Intensive Language

Shanghai
,
China
Length: 
Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$6,250
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Shanghai Summer - Internship

Shanghai
,
China
Length: 
Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$5,815
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Shanghai Summer Direct Enrollment - Business in Asia

Shanghai
,
China
Length: 
Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$5,200
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Shanghai Summer – Engineering Internship

Shanghai
,
China
Length: 
Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None, although prior knowledge of the local language may lead to greater internship opportunities
Estimated Cost: 
$6,900
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Shanghai's Top Five

Enjoy Local Festivals

Immerse yourself in Chinese customs and traditions at the Lantern Festival in the spring semester or the Shanghai Tourism Festival in the fall.

Eat & Shop in Xintiandi

Explore Xintiandi’s North and South Blocks, where the past meets present in this chic shopping and dining district.

Go on a Huangpu River Night Cruise

Take a boat ride around the Bund to see the beauty of Shanghai architecture in all its glory!

Visit Yuyuan Garden & City God Temple Bazaar

See the extensive Chinese garden with its classic architecture, beautiful sculptures and carvings, then walk the photogenic Nine-Bend Bridge that connects the two to shop and dine at the Bazaar.

Visit Shanghai Disneyland

It is a small world after all! Plan a trip to the famous Disney theme park, filled with attractions you know and love, and new ones, too.

The Latest from Shanghai

Apr 26 5:37am
Shanghai

Daily abroad life - Shanghai

by Elena

Hey all! Sadly, I am leaving Shanghai very soon, and I couldn't be more sad to be leaving this fun and easily loveable city! Studying abroad, you experience some amazing adventures and visit some crazy beautiful places. Everyday life abroad is not always some wild adventure, but you learn to appreciate the little things and take every moment as a little baby adventure and experience in itself.

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Apr 21 7:51am
Shanghai

Tongli

by Elena

Tonlgi is a beautiful ancient water town in the Suzhou area of China, located about two hours outside of Shanghai by car. It has canals weaving throughout the town, and it is easier and quicker to travel places by boat here. Over these canals they have lovely circular arced bridges. This ancient town is quaint and a perfect getaway from the bustling city of Shanghai.

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Apr 15 1:41am
Shanghai

The Yellow Mountains - Huangshan China

by Elena

Alright, so I've been in China for about 13 weeks and I think this is one of the most beautiful places I have been so far. (Guilin gives it a run for its money—check my previous posts.) But, if not the most beautiful than it is at least the most breathtaking!

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Apr 7 7:07pm
Shanghai

Hangzhou—China

by Elena

I recently spent the weekend in Hangzhou. Hangzhou is known for its lovely lake, called West Lake. We took a boat ride on the lake, and one of the viewpoints from the ride is the same image that is on the back of the Chinese one-dollar bill! Such a cool experience to see the origins of such a prominent picture. Hangzhou is very much a tourist city and some parts of the city had the feel of a town where people buy their second home, very high-end and classy. Everything was beautiful.

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Apr 5 11:47pm
Shanghai

Exploring Beijing - China

by Elena

A few weeks ago I briefly traveled to Beijing, China. I was only there for two days and spent one of those days at the Great Wall and the other day within the city, viewing just a few of the many historical structures they have. I was able to see Tiananmen square, a 109-acre large square! And then I visited the Forbidden City, an enormous palace for the emperor.

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