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Study Abroad/Global Education

Window on China

Maymester 2015

The objective of the course is to introduce students to important historical, political, and economic perspectives on doing business in China today as well as formulating US-China relations.  This intensive field study in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenyang will provide students with an introduction to Chinese history and an overview of modern China’s business, political and economic environment. Learn through a combination of lectures by UCD faculty, guest lectures, field trips, and seminars with experts on each day’s topics.

Business and Government Site Visits (tentative)
Students will have the unique opportunity to see U.S.-China joint venture operations as well as other foreign-invested companies.

  • Asiasat (GE & CITIC JV)
  • Baosteel
  • U.S. Foreign Commercial Center of Shanghai
  • U.S. Embassy in Beijing
  • Emerson Electronics
  • Gates Unitta Power Transmission Limited
  • GE Global Health China
  • Asian Information Associates, Limited (Baker & McKenzie) & Hill & Knowlton Public Relations Co., Ltd
  • CNN Beijing
  • Shanghai GM
  • United Family Hospital
  • Shanghai Desano Pharmaceutical Holding
  • Shanghai American Consulate



Quick Facts

  • Course INTB 4028/6028, PSCI 4995/5995
  • Locations  Beijing, Shenyang,Shanghai, Nanjing, China
  • Faculty Dr. Chen Ji, Dr. Stephen Thomas​ 
  • Dates May 18 - June 3, 2015 (Arrive in Beijing, depart out of Shanghai) 
  • Cost ​$4,300
  • Deadline Extended to March 1, 2015
  • Credits 3
  • Prerequisites Undergraduate: Minimum 2.7 GPA
    Graduate: Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Program Advisor    Jessica Tharp​


Costs and dates tentative and subject to change.

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