Zhongnan University Scholarship Program
About the Program
Participants will receive a scholarship from and be hosted by Zhongnan University
of Economics and Law (ZUEL), partner university of SBU’s Confucius Institute. ZUEL
is located in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province and one of the most ancient cities
in China. Wuhan is a huge political, economic, and cultural hub – the biggest financial,
industrial, and commercial centers in Central China. With its intriguing contrast
of old and new, Wuhan is attractive to international visitors.
Cultural excursions include the ‘Bund’ in Shanghai, the Three Gorges, the Terracotta Warriors, the Forbidden City, and the Great Wall of China.
Check out pictures from previous years on our Facebook page.
Course of Study
*6 undergraduate credits required
Participants will register for 6 total credits of Chinese language and culture offered at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.
All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will fulfill GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirement(s) fulfilled by their coursework. Students following the Diversified Education Curriculum (DEC) will fulfill Skill 3 and DEC G or DEC J.
Students following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will fulfill EXP+, GLO, LANG, and SBS+.
Wuhan, Beijing, and Xi'an in China
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No Language Proficiency Required
International Summer School: Students select courses offered by the partner institution
May 25 to June 22, 2016
Residence hall style housing
2.0 GPA or higher
Late applications considered at the program director's discretion
$270 per credit for NY residents;
$988 per credit for non-residents
$1,000 Program Fee: (This fee has been subsidized by Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. It includes room, 3 meals per day, group excursions, and international health insurance.)
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Included in the Program Fee
Estimated Airfare: $1,800. All student participants will travel together to the study abroad site. Students who do not abide by this policy may be dismissed from the program.
Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.
“Embrace every single moment of your experience because it will change your life in so many positive ways!”- Participant, Summer 2015
- Try to interact with the local students as much as possible. They are really friendly and willing to show you around. - Participant, Summer 2015
- The classes were a lot smaller and more intimate. There was more hands-on activities such as excursions to learn about Chinese medicine and acupuncture. There was a greater sense of community within the classes. And of course, the topics and viewpoints were different. -Participant, Summer 2015
Credits earned on this program do not calculate toward a student's GPA at Stony Brook University. Non-SBU students are advised to check their home university policy on grade and credit transfer.
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