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UWRF: China: History, Tradition and Globalization
Beijing, China; Luoyang, China; Shanghai, China; Suzhou, China; Xian, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: J-Term
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Program Fees J-Term
Fact Sheet:
Open to: All UWRF students, Non-UWRF students
Program Description:
China: History, Tradition and Globalization

Program Overview:

This study abroad program will allow its participants to explore Chinese history, culture, and the impact of industrialization and globalization on China and its traditions. By visiting the following cities, the participants will also have the opportunity to see the amazing landscape of China and the major historical sites of one of the world’s most continuous civilizations:

Beijing: political and cultural center of Chinese Empire during the Ming and Qing dynasties and capital city of modern China. It is also the city where the members of the study trip will visit the Great Wall, symbol of Chinese civilization;

Luoyang: one of the capitals for traditional China and a center of Buddhist culture where the famous Longmen Grottoes are located;

Shanghai: one of the financial centers in East Asia and a city epitomizing East-West cultural interactions and their impacts.Paris.

Suzhou: center of China’s silk industry and a city famous for its classical Chinese gardens built during the Ming dynasty (1368-1644);

Xian: ancient capital for several Chinese dynasties including the Tang dynasty and the eastern terminus of the Silk Road. It is also the home of Terra-Cotta Warriors that were excavated in the 1970s;
 
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Location:

Students will travel in China to the cities of Beijing, Luoyang, Shanghai, Suzhou, and Xian.

Academics:

HIST 371--can be taken to meet the University Requirement for Global Perspectives, and requirements for history major/minor, international studies major/minor and Asian studies minor.

Cost:

A breakdown of the costs related to this program can be viewed by clicking on the “Budget Sheets” link (in the table at the top of this brochure) for the desired term.
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Housing & Meals:

Accommodation is included in the program cost. Students stay in hotels (double occupancy in tourist hotels). All breakfasts, most lunches and most dinners are covered by the program fee.

Travel Arrangements:

Accommodation is included in the program cost. Students stay in hotels (double occupancy in tourist hotels). All breakfasts, most lunches and most dinners are covered by the program fee.

Additional Information:

Admission to museums and historical sites is provided. Additionally a Chinese visa application and group gratuities are included in the program fee.  A $250 deposit is required.

How to Apply:

Check out the information on How to Apply, then come back to this program’s brochure and click on the “Apply Now” button at the top of the page.

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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
J-Term 2016 16-OCT-2015 ** Rolling Admission 04-JAN-2016 18-JAN-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.