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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 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: 
Fall 2018, Spring 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$15,950
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Shanghai - Engineering

Shanghai
,
China
Length: 
Fall 2018, Spring 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$15,950
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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.

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Shanghai

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If you’re anything like me, chances are you’re spending your last days stateside doing what I call the Great American Binge. Going to all your favorite restaurants, having your family make all your favorite meals, and trying to hang out with all your friends before its time to board your flight abroad. Also, you’re probably thinking about how will you conquer the language barrier, how will you get around and make new friends.

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Guide to Traveling While Studying Abroad

by IES Abroad

Whether you’re a first-time traveler or a regular globe-trotter, build your travel toolkit with tips on traveling solo, apps to download, and more.

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Shanghai

Only One Week Left in Shanghai

by Lexi

It’s hard to believe that I’ll be heading back to the States in just one short week! On Saturday, August 4 I’ll be hopping on the plane for my 14-hour flight back to the East Coast.

It's been a wild ride these past five months and it’s crazy to think that after all this time, I’ll finally see my family, friends, home, kitties, and all that I left back in New Hampshire in February.

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