Study Abroad in Shanghai with API
Program Details

Highlights

  • Courses in English and Mandarin

Requirements

  • 2.5 G.P.A.
  • Open to 2nd semester freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • Open to all levels of Mandarin speakers
  • Completed API application
  • University contact information form
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Official transcript
  • One passport photo
  • Photocopy of passport
  • Entry requirements: valid passport and student visa

Dates & Fees

FALL SEMESTER 2018
Sep 3, 2018 - Dec 15, 2018
$11,350
SPRING SEMESTER 2019
Late Feb, 2019 - Early Jun, 2019
$11,350
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019
Sep 3, 2018 - Early Jun, 2019
$21,700

Deadlines

FALL SEMESTER 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Jul 1, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
July 15, 2018
SPRING SEMESTER 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Nov 15, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Dec 1, 2018
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Jul 1, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
July 15, 2018

Academic Program

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

12-16 semester credits

Students who choose to study abroad in Shanghai with API will take courses at East China Normal University (ECNU). ECNU a national renowned university under the direct auspices of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, is one of the most prestigious universities in the country. Founded in 1951, it is nationally accredited by the Ministry of Education of the PRC and a member of the prestigious 211 and 985 projects. Boasting one of the most beautiful university campuses in China, the university is reputed as the “garden university.”

ECNU is a research university with an extensive range of disciplines including education, social sciences, humanities, natural sciences & technologies and administrative sciences. ECNU currently enrolls more than 30,000 students from all parts of China and abroad, of which more than 5,000 are international students. The Global China Program will be hosted in ECNU North Zhongshan Road Campus (Downtown Campus).

Students in this program will have several study options:

  • Select one Chinese language course for 6 credits and 2 courses taught in English for a total of 12 semester credits; or
  • Select 3 courses taught in English plus a Chinese language course for 6 credits for a total of 15 semester credits; or
  • Select 4 courses taught in English for a total of 12 semester credits; or
  • Select the Internship course (4 credits) plus one 6 credit language course and 2 English courses for a total of 16 credits
  • Select the internship course (4 credits) plus three English courses for a total of 13 credits
  • Select the internship course (6 credits) plus three English courses for a total of 15 credits
INTERNSHIP

ECNU offers an Internship course for either 4 or 6 credits. Placements are available in business, NGO administration, social services and other areas. Here is a sampling of Spring 2018 placements (subject to availability). The four-credit option includes 224 workplace contact hours and 26 seminar hours. The six-credit option includes 340 work placement hours and 26 seminar hours. There is a supplemental $700 internship placement fee for enrollment in the Internship course.
In addition to the API application materials, students selecting the Internship course option must submit:

  • Provide three placements in order of preference (refer to placement listings)
  • A one-page Resume
  • A 200-400 word Cover Letter
TRANSCRIPTS

API students receive their transcript from East China Normal University upon completion of their program.

 

What’s Included

PRE-DEPARTURE SERVICES
  • Advising
  • @api Online System
  • Orientation Materials and Resources
  • Access to International Phone Plans
  • API Alumni Network
  • Social Networking
  • Scholarships
ON-SITE SERVICES
  • Airport Reception
  • API Resident Director
  • On-Site Orientation
  • Housing
  • Tuition
  • Tutoring
  • Language & Culture Tools
  • Medical & Life Insurance
  • Excursions (overnight, day)
  • Social & Cultural Activities
  • Transit Pass
  • Welcome and Farewell Group Meals
  • Volunteer Opportunities
RE-ENTRY SERVICES
  • Re-Entry Materials & Support
  • Post-Program Evaluation
  • Transcript
  • Alumni Network & Global Leadership Academy

Program Coordinator

Manuel Ramirez is the Shanghai Program Coordinator and will work with you through your departure to China.

Resident Coordinator

Corrine Zhou is the Shanghai Resident Coordinator and will work with you during your stay in China.