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Summer in China 2014


APPLICATION DEADLINE is mid-February     

The Center for Global Initiatives and the College of Business offer a Business and Culture in China program for summer 2014.  This is a 13-day, three-credit study program in China (BUSN 394 / 793).  It incorporates company visits and cultural tours in four Chinese cities in addition to lectures by industry experts.  It provides a great opportunity to experience China - the world's oldest continuous civilization as well as fastest-growing major economy.

The four Chinese cities you will visit are: 

Beijing - the capital of China and one of the world's great cities.  With a history of 2,500 years, it is the political, educational, and cultural center of China. 

 - the largest city in China, and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.  It is the "showpiece" of the world's fastest-growing economy.  

 - one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China.  It has more than 3,100 years of history and was the capital of some of the most important dynasties in Chinese history.  Xi'an is the eastern terminus of the Silk Road.   

Suzhou - considered to be the "Venice of China", Suzhou has many beautiful gardens.

This trip includes visits to cultural and historical sites such as the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and the Summer Palace in Beijing; the Terra Cotta Warriors and Soldiers Museum, and the City Wall in Xi'an;  the Bund and Chinese acrobatics show in Shanghai; and the Lingering Garden in Suzhou. 

Program Dates:   12 days in late May

Cost:   2014 cost = $3,950 - includes airfare, PLUS:  tuition for three DCE credits, NDSU Office of International Programs application fee of $75, and cost of required travel-health insurance (approx. $35).    

Applications due mid-February of each year


Please contact Dr. Jin Li  at   or call  (701) 231-8129 for detailed program information.  

Online APPLICATION System - Click Here!

Need help with application process?    Print this paper application and stop by the CGI office in Barry Hall. 



Need financial aid or an alternative loan? Please review the Learning Content entitled “Faculty-led Financial Aid Budget” that is found within your online study abroad application to learn more and for instructions on how to make an appointment.

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Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014 1:00:15 PM