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Faculty-Led Travel Study China: Exploring China
Beijing, China; Guilin, China; Shijiazhuang, China; Xian, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring Travel Study
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Travel Study 2015 12/05/2014 12/08/2014 01/26/2015 06/13/2015
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Faculty-Led Travel Study
Language of Instruction:
Housing Options:
Minimum GPA:
Class Standing:
Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Language Prerequisites:
Internship Available:
Program Description:

China: Exploring China

Location: China, Asia
Duration: Spring 2015 UW-W class, May 24th-June 13th 2015 (tentative travel)
Requirements: Consent of the instructor, minimum of 2.5 GPA, at least second semester freshman status, and good disciplinary standing
Language of Instruction: English
Course Selection: LSINDP 291/491 or POLISCI 491 or INT STUD 491
Application Deadline: Friday December 5th 2014
This course will introduce students first-hand to China and its role in the world. Global learning is a High Impact Educational Practice (HIP) promoted by Liberal Education America’s Promise (LEAP) that has been shown to be beneficial for students. The course will start with ‘survival Chinese’ training. In Beijing, Xian, Shijiazhuang,  and Zhangjajie, Changsha, students will learn about Chinese language, politics, economics, social issues, history, art and culture. Tours will be supplemented with lectures by experts and discussions and interactions with Chinese students.
Estimated Program Fee: $4499*
Fee Includes: -Airfare and local transportation
-Local accommodations
-Indicated group meals
-indicated group tours and lectures
-UW System academic abroad insurance
Expenses not included: - Roundtrip transportation from your residence to O'hare airport
- Immunizations
-Non group meals
Tentative Travel Itinerary: China Travel Study Itinerary.docx

* The estimated program fee is based on 14 paying participants. The actual program fee will be established mid-term when all participants have obtained legal travel documents




Center for Global Education:
Office: Hyland 1227
Tel:  262-472-5759

Global Experience Coordinator:
Dan Colleran
Office: Hyland 1227
Tel: 262-472-5757

Faculty Contacts:
Baocheng Han
Department: Chemistry
Office: UH 220A
Tel: 262-472-5122

Xia Li Lollar
Department: Political Science
Office: LT 5120
Tel: 262-472-1168



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