You may have heard studying abroad in Shanghai referred to as “non-traditional,” but with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, why go with traditional?
One thing is consistent among students returning from study abroad in Shanghai: it defied their expectations. Shanghai, a city with the 2nd largest population (yes, the size of the city can handle its 24 million people, plus tourists!) is teeming with possibilities. It’s a dynamic metropolitan city with its own unique pulse, which makes it difficult to define unless you experience it for yourself.
In celebration of the IES Abroad Shanghai Center’s 10th anniversary, we’re revealing the best kept secrets—with the help of our students who’ve been there, done that—of what it’s really like to study abroad in Shanghai. With the help of our Ambassadors from our Shanghai Economy, Business & Society, Engineering, and Summer Internship programs, we’re dishing out why you should consider Shanghai as your study abroad destination: