China - CIEE: Shanghai, China in a Global Context


Semester: Fall, Spring
Program Provider: CIEE
Language of Instruction: English, Mandarin
Courses: ​ 

  • Courses are taught by both CIEE Study Center faculty and East China Normal University (ECNU) faculty
  • Choose from a wide range of English-taught courses in international affairs, Chinese politics, economics, history, and society; students with advanced Chinese skills may enroll in courses taught at ECNU
  • Study Mandarin Chinese at all levels with support from peer language tutors and language clinic instructors; or choose not to study a language and focus entirely on area studies coursework

Foreign Language Courses: Mandarin Chinese
Housing: Dormitory, Homestay
Internship option: Yes; 120 - 140 hours per semester on average at internship site; depending on internship placement and final number of contact hours, may possibly be used for Capstone credit. Consult with SIA Director of Career Services. 
Research option: Yes; 135 hours of directed research

Learn More: Penn State Program Page | CIEE Program Page

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