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Summer Business Chinese Program in Shanghai, China
Shanghai, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
Language Requirement:
4 semesters of language, or equivalent (Intermediate sequence)
Program Type: Columbia Administered Program
Program Advisor:
Robin Leephaibul:
Eligibility - Home School: Barnard College, Columbia College, Columbia General Studies, Columbia Graduate Students, Columbia SEAS, Visiting Students - Graduate, Visiting Students - Undergraduate Summer Program: Columbia Summer Program
Discipline: Foreign Language Learning
Program Description:
Thank you for your interest in the Columbia Summer Business Chinese Program in Shanghai! The 2016 application materials and program details are not yet finalized. Most program information will be available by the end of fall 2015 term, though there still may some details outstanding. Please click "Start an Application" below to register your interest in the program with the Office of Global Programs and fill out a short Pre-Application questionnaire. Once you are registered with our system, we will notify you via email when all application components are finalized. We will also notify you of any information sessions and/or events with returned program participants.
  • Third and fourth year language courses focusing on the language and customs used in Chinese business settings
  • Supervised internships at multinational companies
  • Weekly lecture series featuring timely issues and insight into global business topics
  • Excursions and cultural activities
Please use the side bar to the left for the most up to date information about this program including requirements, deadlines, the academic calendar and more detailed information about the Shanghai  experience!


Full application materials will be available by the end of fall 2015 semester. Generally, the full application includes the following:
  • Application
  • Chinese Writing Sample
  • Chinese Oral Recording
  • Official Transcript
  • Language Recommendation
  • Study Abroad Approval Form
  • Application fee, if applicable
  • Valid passport information

Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline Decision Date & Deadline Note Start Date End Date
Summer 2016 03/01/2016 03/15/2016 05/26/2016 08/05/2016