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Summer in China



           
Dates: July 1 - 28*

*Based on Summer 2013 information and is subject to change. When the updated information becomes available, it will be posted on this site.

Program Description
Students will spend four weeks in Beijing studying intensive Chinese language and culture courses at Peking University (PKU), among the top five universities in China and the top 50 in the world. Colloquially known in Chinese as “Beida,” PKU had played influential roles in the May Fourth Movement, the Cultural Revolution, and the Tiananmen Square protest of 1989.

Beijing is the capital and the center of Chinese society. With its ancient past and exciting present, Beijing offers a wealth of experience for visitors.

Program Highlights

  • Attend martial arts and acrobatic performances
  • Day trips to the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and the Temple of Heaven
  • Weekend trip to Mt. Taishan and Confucius Temple in Qufu, Shandong Province
  • Earn credits at one of the top 100 universities in the world – a competitive resume builder!

Undergraduate Courses Offered

All participants will take six credits fulfilling SBU’s Skill 3 and DEC J (three credits of Chinese language and three credits of Chinese culture). Chinese language courses are offered at the beginner through advanced levels. Students with no previous coursework in Chinese will take a course designed for beginners. All other students will take an examination to determine the appropriate placement.

Living Arrangements

Students will be housed in a residence hall on the Peking University campus.

Health Insurance

International coverage through the SUNY provider, HTH Worldwide, is mandatory and included in the Program Fee.

Eligibility

  • All undergraduate college students in good academic standing may apply.
  • Language proficiency is NOT required.

Cost

  • Application Processing Fee: $60
  • Administrative Fee: $200
  • Tuition costs: $245 per credit for New York residents, $742 per credit for non-residents
  • Program Fee: TBA* (includes housing, books, group excursions, and international health insurance)
  • Airfare: All participants will fly as a group with the program director. Upon acceptance, students will be given the necessary flight information and will purchase tickets individually. Students are encouraged to book early to secure the best price.
*Based on Summer 2012 information and is subject to change. When the updated information becomes available, it will be posted on this site.

Application Deadline

  • March 1
  • Applicants are notified of an admissions decision on a rolling basis, so the sooner one applies, the sooner one can receive a decision!
  • Late applications considered at the Program Director’s discretion.

Apply Now

Contact

Jen Green
Study Abroad Advisor
International Academic Programs and Services
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794
jennifer.green@stonybrook.edu

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Program Type: International Summer School

Dates: June 30th - August 4th, 2014

Website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/osp/iss/index.html

Location: Hong Kong

Language of Instruction: English

Program Description: Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. CUHK's general education courses broaden students' interests, widen their perspectives, and develop their ability to face the challenges of contemporary life. CUHK offers studies in seven faculties - Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Medicine, Science and Social Science, and Law. Students enroll directly in University courses along with Chinese and other international students. The language of Instruction is English. The Chinese University lies on a spacious 134-hectare campus with more than 130 state-of-the-art buildings. It rises from Tolo Harbour just north of Sha Tin.

Course Information

Academic Calendar

Program Costs:

  • $60 Application Processing Fee
  • $200 Administrative Fee (non-refundable)
  • Tuition costs: $245 per credit for New York residents, $742 per credit for non-residents
  • $500 Program Fee (includes international health insurance)
  • $2,000 (approximately): Students pay room, board, books, transportation and other university fees directly to overseas university.
  • $1,600 (approximately): Airfare; Upon acceptance, students will purchase tickets individually. Students are encouraged to book early to secure the best price.
  • * All Fees subject to change

Accommodation Information

Eligibility:

  • IAPS may take the opportunity to interview candidates to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • GPA 3.0
*Note: Do not apply directly to the partner university. Students must apply through SBU's International Academic Programs Office.

Application Deadline: *Extended to March 15*

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Contact

Jeanine Guilbeault
Exchange Advisor
International Academic Programs
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, N.Y. 11794-3397
Tel: (631)632-7030
Fax:(631)632-1396
jeanine.guilbeaultleite@stonybrook.edu

Summer 2014 Zhongnan University Scholarship Program in Wuhan, China

Program Type: Group experience led by SBU faculty

Dates:May 25th - June 22nd, 2014

Program Description:
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.

Program Highlights:

  • Perfect for students in a variety of disciplines!
  • Local attractions and cultural performances
  • Excursions to Beijing and Xi’an, home of the world renowned “Terra-Cotta Warriors”

Undergraduate Courses Offered:
Participants will take a 6 credit Chinese Language and Culture course fulfilling SBU’s Skill 3 requirement, as well as DEC J or DEC G.

Living Arrangements:
Residence hall-style housing

Health Insurance:
International coverage through the SUNY provider, HTH Worldwide, is mandatory and included in the Program Fee

Program Costs:

  • $60 Application Processing Fee
  • $200 Administrative Fee (non-refundable)
  • Tuition costs: $245 per credit for New York residents, $742 per credit for non-residents
  • $800 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.)
  • Airfare: All participants will fly as a group. Upon acceptance, students will be given the necessary flight information and will purchase tickets individually. Students are encouraged to book early to secure the best price.
  • *All Fees subject to change

Eligibility:

  • Language proficiency is NOT required.
  • All undergraduate college students in good academic standing may apply.

Application Deadline:

  • *Application deadline has been extended to April 15, 2014*
  • Applicants are notified of an admissions decision on a rolling basis, so the sooner one applies, the sooner one can receive a decision!
  • Late applications considered at the Program Director’s discretion.
Apply Now

Contact

Jen Green
Study Abroad Advisor
International Academic Programs and Services
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794
jennifer.green@stonybrook.edu

Summer 2014 Internship and Chinese Language in Shanghai

Program Type: Group experience led by SBU faculty

Dates:July 16th - August 11th, 2014


Program Description:
As a global city, and the largest in China, Shanghai influences commerce, finance, trade, culture, fashion, research and entertainment not only in China but the world. Shanghai recently successfully hosted the World Expo 2010.  Beautiful and modern, it has the reputation as “Paris of the East” and as been described as the "showpiece" of the world's fastest-growing major economy.

Students will have the opportunity to complete a business internship while taking Chinese courses at Shanghai Lake Malaren International Convention Center. After short-term training, participants will be placed in various administrative departments working with Chinese staff.

Program Highlights:

  • Four weeks of intensive language learning, free tutoring, and an internship
  • An internship certificate upon completion of the program
  • Seminars in law and commerce by specialists in these fields
  • Visits to Shanghai Baoshan Steel Group and World Financial Center
  • Day trips to the Shanghai and Huangpu River cruise
  • Welcome banquet and graduation ceremony

Undergraduate Courses Offered:
Students can register for 6 to 9 total credits.

  • CHI 112 Elementary Chinese II – 4 credits
  • CHI 211 Intermediate Chinese I – 3 credits
  • CHI 212 Intermediate Chinese II - 3 credits
  • CHI 410 Business Chinese - 3 credits
  • AAS/CHI 477 Directed Reading in Chinese - 1 to 3 credits

All students will take the following course:

  • AAS 488 Internship - 2-6 credits

Living Arrangements:
Four -star hotel convention center

Health Insurance:
International coverage through the SUNY provider, HTH Worldwide, is mandatory and included in the Program Fee.

Program Costs:

  • $60 Application Processing Fee
  • $200 Administrative Fee (non-refundable)
  • Tuition costs: $245 per credit for New York residents, $742 per credit for non-residents
  • $2,450 Program Fee: (includes room, two meals per day, group excursions, and international health insurance)
  • Airfare: All participants will fly as a group with an SBU faculty/staff member. Upon acceptance, students will be given the necessary flight information and will purchase tickets individually. Students are encouraged to book early to secure the best price.
  • *All Fees subject to change

Eligibility:

  • Some proficiency in Chinese recommended
  • All undergraduate students in good academic standing may apply.

Application Deadline:

  • *Application deadline has been extended to April 15, 2014*
  • Applicants are notified of an admissions decision on a rolling basis, so the sooner one applies, the sooner one can receive a decision!
  • Late applications considered at the Program Director’s discretion.
Apply Now

Contacts

Xiao Ping Ha
Program Director
Department of Asian & Asian-American Studies
1046 Humanities Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11790-5343
Tel: (631) 632-4030
xiao.ha@stonybrook.edu

Jen Green
Study Abroad Advisor
International Academic Programs and Services
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794
jennifer.green@stonybrook.edu

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Program Type: International Summer School

Dates: June 23 - August 15, 2014

Website: http://isp.ust.hk/

Location: Hong Kong

Language of Instruction: English

Program Description : Students enroll directly in University courses alongside other Chinese and international students. Language study is available for those interested. Choose from a wide range of courses in various disciplines: Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, the School of Creative Media, the School of Law, the Division of Building Science and Technology, and the Community College of City University. City University of Hong Kong offers over 80 Bachelor's and Associate degree programs each year. With this broad range, students can find anything to meet their needs. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology specializes in science and engineering as well as business management. With scientific breakthroughs in cutting-edge fields such as nanoscience and biotechnology, new technological inventions, and innovative business ventures, HKUST ranks 42nd in the World's Top 200 Universities by the Times Higher Education Supplement 2004.

Course Information

Program Costs:

  • $60 Application Processing Fee
  • $200 Administrative Fee (non-refundable)
  • Tuition costs: $245 per credit for New York residents, $742 per credit for non-residents
  • Program Fee: $500 (includes international health insurance)
  • $3,000 (approximately): Students pay room, board, books, transportation and other university fees directly to overseas university.
  • $1,200 (approximately): Airfare; Upon acceptance, students will purchase tickets individually. Students are encouraged to book early to secure the best price.
  • *All Fees subject to change

Accommodation Information

Eligibility:

  • IAPS may interview candidates to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • GPA 3.0

Application Deadline: February 1st

Apply Now

Contact
Jeanine Guilbeault
Exchange Advisor
International Academic Programs
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3397
Tel: (631)632-7030
E-mail: jeanine.guilbeaultleite@stonybrook.edu

Summer 2014 Higher Education Administration Program in China

Program Type: Group experience led by SBU faculty

Dates: May 24 – June 7

Program Description:
As China’s impact on the global economy expands, so has the influence of its universities. This 15-day study-tour examines China’s higher education institutions by visiting five of its leading universities in the major cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Nanjing. By combining university information sessions and lectures on Chinese history and educational philosophy with excursions to major cultural attractions, participants will acquire knowledge and an appreciation for the historical and traditional significance of higher education in China while enriching their knowledge of the contemporary Chinese student. Qualified students can earn 3 graduate credits for CEK 560 – Comparative University Systems: Higher Education in China which fulfills the elective requirement for the M.A. and Advanced Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration.

Program Highlights:

  • Visit five universities, including the 3 premier institutions of Tsinghua U., Peking U. and Nanjing U.
  • Attend lectures by local professors and administrators about modern China and the administrative structures of their universities.
  • Pair with individual Chinese students for lunch at their favorite campus eatery.
  • Tour major cities of Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou and Nanjing.
  • Visit 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, incl. Great Wall, Forbidden City and Confucius’s hometown.
  • Travel on China’s bullet trains.

Graduate Course Offered:
All students will enroll in CEK 560 – Comparative University Systems: Higher Education in China. Satisfactory completion of the course grants 3 credits towards the M.A. and the Advanced Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration (MHEA).

Living Arrangement:
Participants will stay as a group in four-star hotels.

Health Insurance:
International coverage through the SUNY provider, HTH Worldwide, is mandatory and included in the Program Fees.

Program Costs:

  • $60 Application Processing Fee
  • $200 Administrative Fee (non-refundable)
  • Graduate Tuition costs (subject to change): NY Residents $1,233, Non-residents $2,295
  • $1,835 Program Fee: (Includes: double room, 12 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches, 10 Dinners, excursions, entry fees, luxury coach bus/train tickets, tour guides and gratuities.)
  • Other cost: Flight information will be released to accepted applicants. Students are encouraged to purchase flight tickets early to secure the best fare.
  • *All Fees subject to change

Eligibility:

  • All matriculated students enrolled in the M.A. and Advance Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration who are in good academic standing.
  • Transfer students from other graduate programs may apply for non-matriculated status.
  • Language proficiency in Mandarin is NOT required.

Application Deadline:

  • March 1, 2014
  • Applicants are notified of an admissions decision on a rolling basis, so the sooner one applies, the sooner one can receive a decision!
  • Late applications considered at the Program Director’s discretion.

Apply Now

Contact
Dr. Frank H. Shih
Program Director
Faculty, School of Professional Development
Tel: (631) 632-9484
E-mail: Frank.Shih@stonybrook.edu

Jen Green
Study Abroad Advisor
International Academic Programs and Services
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794
E-mail: Jennifer.green@stonybrook.edu