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Study abroad in China and explore one of the world’s most ancient and sophisticated cultures, coexisting side-by-side with the cutting edge innovation of the future.

When it comes to internships and study abroad, China has something for everyone! From traditional Chinese opera to a world-class film industry, art museums to multimedia electronics, open air stall to splendid stores and restaurants—the possibilities are endless in China.

Discover the magic of Beijing, Shanghai, or Hong Kong through hands-on internships, immersive courses, and field trips while studying abroad in China. Get ready to experience China’s ancient culture and natural wonders through excursions outside the cities, as well.

Intern or study in China and enjoy the experience of a lifetime with IES Abroad!

Beijing

Located in the North, Beijing is China’s capital and second largest city.

Our Programs

Beijing - Contemporary China & Chinese Language

Beijing
,
China
Length: 
Fall 2017, Spring 2018
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$14,930
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Beijing Summer - Language Intensive

Beijing
,
China
Length: 
Summer 2018
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$6,990
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Top places to see in Beijing
  • Forbidden City

    Originally forbidden to any male except for eunuchs and the emperor, the Forbidden City (the Imperial Palace) was home to presiding monarchs dating back to the Ming Dynasty.  Following the abdication of the last emperor in 1911, it is now a tourist attraction.

  • Tiananmen Square

    Designed in the 1400s and the largest urban open square in the world, Tiananmen Square is located in central Beijing and attracts locals and tourists alike.  The square is flanked by the Forbidden City, The Great Hall of the People, and various other important monuments and structures.

  • Great Wall

    The Great Wall of China is a wonder of the ancient world. Stretching over 5000 miles in length and built, initially, in the 5th century B.C., the Wall was constructed to protect China's northern border. The Great Wall is one of the most recognizable monuments in the world.

  • The Temple of Heaven

    The Temple of Heaven is a complex of Taoist buildings that was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for yearly ceremonies of prayer for good harvest.

Hong Kong

Once a British colony and now Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong is a fusion of cultures and languages and a hotspot for business and finance.

Our Programs

Hong Kong Summer - Internship

Hong Kong
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Hong Kong
Length: 
Summer 2018
Language prerequisites: 
Non-native English speakers will need to refer to Application Requirements
Estimated Cost: 
$7,900
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Top places to see in Hong Kong
  • Lantau Island

    Lantau Island, accessible by MTR or ferry from Hong Kong Island or Kowloon, is home to the Tian Tan Buddha, Po Lin Monastery, and Hong Kong Disneyland. Ride the Ngong Ping 360 gondola lift to get an aerial, panoramic view of all of Lantau, Hong Kong, and the South China Sea.

  • Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery

    Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery, located in Sha Tin Disctrict of the East New Territories, actually contains around 13,000 buddha statues and is no longer a monastery, but a designated historic building. Regardless of exact numbers and titles, it's a sight (and site) to see!

  • Racecourses

    The Hong Kong Jockey Club, founded in 1884, operates nearly 700 races annually at its two courses—Happy Valley and Sha Tin.

Shanghai

Shanghai, China’s largest city, is a thoroughly modern city located in Eastern China.

Our Programs

Shanghai - Economy, Business & Society

Shanghai
,
China
Length: 
Spring 2018, Fall 2018
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$15,200
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Shanghai - Engineering

Shanghai
,
China
Length: 
Spring 2018, Fall 2018
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$15,200
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Shanghai Summer - Engineering

Shanghai
,
China
Length: 
Summer 2018
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$8,740
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Shanghai Summer - Internship

Shanghai
,
China
Length: 
Summer 2018
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$5,700
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Shanghai Summer Direct Enrollment - Business in Asia

Shanghai
,
China
Length: 
Summer 2018
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$5,750
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Top places to see in Shanghai
  • Jade Buddha Temple

    The serene Jade Buddha Temple was constructed in 1918. The Temple houses two statues of Buddha - Sitting Buddha and Recumbent Buddha. As the name implies, both statues are constructed out of jade and are painted with beautiful colors.

  • Yuyuan Garden

    This famous garden in Shanghai has been one of the most beautiful spots in city for more than 400 years. The Garden was constructed by Pan Yuduan to impress his parents, and it has impressed millions of visitors since then.

  • The Bund

    The Shanghai Bund, or "waterfront" is the international business area in Shaghai. Many buildings have stood here for decades and are built with gothic, baroque, romanesque, neo-gothic, and other styles of architecture. Visit the Bund at night for a spectacular view of Shanghai's skyline.

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