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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: CU and Visiting Undergrads, Graduate Students, and Postgrads Summer Program: Columbia Summer Program
Program Description:
  • 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!


Applications for this program are generally available by the second week of December and are due in early March.

The online 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
  If the button states that the program is not currently accepting applications, please send a message to with your name, school, Shanghai, and term of interest. We will notify you as soon as the application is available.

Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline Decision Date & Deadline Note Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 02/15/2015 03/15/2015 TBA TBA