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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 stalls to splendid stores and restaurants—the possibilities are endless in China.

Discover the magic of 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 abroad in China and enjoy the experience of a lifetime with IES Abroad!

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
,
China
Length: 
Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
Non-native English speakers will need to refer to Application Requirements
Estimated Cost: 
$8,100
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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 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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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.

The Latest from China

Jun 10 5:55am
Shanghai

One Week or One Month?

by Jake

In just one week, Shanghai has taught me so much and already made itself a second home.

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May 28 4:09pm
Shanghai

Eagerly Awaiting Shanghai

by Jake

I have only ever flown abroad once in my life: I visited my grandparents in Slovakia when I was eleven years old. Now, nine years later, I scramble to pack my suitcase. Clothes, papers, toiletries—these make up ninety percent of my bedroom floor. I try to pick my favorite clothes that match with a select few pairs of pants so as not to overpack, especially since I hear clothing is cheap in Shanghai.

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May 26 4:00pm
Hong Kong

First Impressions of Hong Kong

by Alexandra

Asia's World City is more than just a city. It is a futuristic metropolis that deserves a visit.

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May 22 6:16am
Shanghai

Is it Really a Piece of Cake?

by Nahndi Kirk-Bradley

Eight years ago, I sat behind a desk prepared to take my first Chinese language course. I could have never imagined that my teacher 袁老师 (Yuan Laoshi) and her lessons would encourage me to visit the country I learned so much about. Four programs, a dozen scholarship applications, and a few disappointments later, I finally had the opportunity to fulfill a lifelong dream. Preparing for this opportunity had its ups and downs.

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May 6 9:39am
Hong Kong

Adventure Awaits in Hong Kong

by Alexandra

Street markets, skyscrapers, and fish balls. All three of these things represent the grand city of Hong Kong. In a few weeks, I will begin my once-in-a-lifetime journey to explore every inch of Hong Kong.

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