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Incoming Exchange Students
Know the following program information, which you will provide on the online application:
Early application is strongly encouraged, as space is limited and the program will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Complete applications include an essay and unofficial transcript. A non-refundable application fee of $50 will be billed to your student account upon submission of an online application.
Explore the capital city of Beijing for several days while becoming oriented to life in China. Learn about Chinese history and culture by visiting sites such as the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace and the Olympics stadiums.
Study and live on campus at Nankai University in Tianjin. Engage in lectures, collaborate on team projects and participate in field trips to local businesses and Special Economic Development Zones. Tianjin is the base of China's advanced industry, finances, and innovation. Many Fortune Global 500 companies have branch offices in Binhai, which is the new area of the city.
Spend a day in the city of Suzhou, the ‘Venice in the East.’ Go to Hangzhou for a second day trip, one of the most renowned and prosperous cities in China for much of the last 1,000 years, due in part to its beautiful natural scenery. Finally, take a train to Shanghai to see the Bund, Shanghai Museum, Jade Buddha Temple, Oriental Pearl Tower and Garden of Contentment before flying back to Minnesota.
Earn 3 credits in FST 4225, IntB 4201 Chinese Business and Economy, which is approved for:
Participants MUST have a passport, valid for at least six months after their return to the United States.
A non-refundable application fee of $50 will be billed to your student account upon submission of an online application. A deposit of $400 will be billed to your student account upon your confirmation of participation. The remainder of the program fee will be billed through Student Accounts Receivable.