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Take your beginner, intermediate, or advanced Chinese language skills up at least two levels while you explore Shanghai — China’s largest city by population. Students take courses at CIEE Global Institute - Shanghai. Students enroll in three classes per semester, including two accelerated courses that focus on rapid language acquisition, designed to move students ahead at least two levels in all four Chinese language skills and facilitate intercultural understanding. Those with advanced level Mandarin proficiency may take a Chinese language elective or area studies course taught in Chinese. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.
- Learn about Chinese business international relations, political science, history, and more in English or Chinese.
- Get off the tourist track as you explore Shanghai and beyond, and practice Chinese in authentic situations.
- Live with a Chinese host family or on campus with a Chinese roommate.
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