Discover China

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

This course provides you with an overview of key social, cultural, political, and economic areas for understanding the changes and challenges of contemporary China, and it will be taught from a multi-disciplinary perspective. We will arrange visits to the Shanghai Urban Forest Research Station to demonstrate the metropolis’ ecological balance strategy, and SJTU’s advanced laboratories to exchange opinions with professors about the most promising technologies in the future. This program provides students with the critical and essential tools to understand how to do business in China through a combination of subject-specific modules, company visits, and cultural activities. Students who attend this program do not only take part in an unforgettable experience but also gain skills that will equip them for global success. 


  • Understand China’s development process from the perspective of Shanghai’s globalisation.
  • Discover how business in China works.
  • Learn about traditional Chinese medicine and culture and learn how to make sachets.
  • Study at SJTU to experience campus and daily Chinese life.
  • Exchange ideas by communicating with students from different countries.


Location Shanghai, China
11 Jul 2019 - 26 Jul 2019
level Bachelor / Undergraduate
Credits 2.0 Local Credits
Program fee 5,400 CNY
Accommodation Not offered
Extra information about the fee:
For on campus accommodation, room reservations should be made online at and the accommodation fee will be paid online. Due to the on-campus accommodation being limited, students can also choose to use off-campus accommodation. More detailed information regarding the accommodation reservation will be released once you have been admitted to Global Summer School.
Application deadline 30 April 2019
Entry requirements None

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