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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:
  • Third and fourth year language courses focusing on the language and customs used in Chinese business settings
  • Supervised field placements at multinational companies
  • Weekly lecture series featuring timely issues and insight into global business topics
  • Excursions and cultural activities
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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 (non-Columbia applicants)
  • 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