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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 2016 12/04/2015 ** Rolling Admission 05/24/2016 06/13/2016

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Faculty-Led Travel Study
Language of Instruction:
Housing Options:
Dorm/On-Campus, Hotel/Hostel
Minimum GPA:
Class Standing:
Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Areas of Study:
Chinese, Culture, Political Science
Language Prerequisites:
Target Language:
Internship Available:
Program Description:

China: Exploring China

Location: China, Asia
Duration: Spring 2016 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 491 or POLISCI 491 or INT STUD 491 or CHINESE 491
Application Deadline: Friday December 4th 2015
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*: $4699
Fee Includes: -Airfare and local transportation
-Local accommodations
-Indicated group meals
-indicated group tours and lectures
-UW System academic abroad insurance
Expenses not included: - Round trip transportation from your residence to O'hare airport
- Immunizations
-Non group meals
Tentative Travel Itinerary: China Information Sheet.pdf

* 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