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Soochow University

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    About the Program

    Soochow University is located in Suzhou, a historical and cultural city known as "Heaven on Earth". During the university's nearly 150 year history it has become famous for being a pioneer in modern higher education and merging the essence of Chinese and Western cultures. Today,  the institution has 30 different college departments and offers a wide selection of courses ranging from mathematics and economics to physics and computer science. 


    Location Suzhou, China
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year
    Language of Instruction English and Chinese
    Budget Available upon request
    Living Arrangements On-campus housing is mandatory, additional information will be provided upon acceptance.
    Additional Information A Partner University program is a study abroad experience where students are nominated/accepted by Stony Brook University, and enroll at a partner institution. In most cases SBU faculty or staff are NOT traveling with participants.
    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.


    GPA 3.0
    Other Requirements Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.

    Newly admitted SBU students are eligible to apply for the Spring 2021 SBU Home Abroad Program.

    Chinese citizens currently in China are eligible to apply for the Spring 2021 SBU Home Abroad Program.
    Application Deadline November 10 - Spots are limited. Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis, and are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
  • Academic Information

    Course Information

    Please use this link to view the fall 2020 courses offered at this university that were approved for Stony Brook Equivalency (direct course equivalency and/or SBC). For courses not on the list, IAP will request department approval and evaluate for SBC at a student's request.

    Academic Policies

    • Students must maintain full-time status while abroad
    • This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.
    • Grades earned in a Partner University program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.
    • Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.
    • All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will receive GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirements fulfilled by their coursework.

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