Summer Discovery at Shanghai & Beijing, China

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China: Beijing, Shanghai


Explore Shanghai and learn about Chinese culture and language on a high school study abroad program that can be either three or four weeks. This all-inclusive program offers courses in Chinese Business, Language Immersion, Community Service, and Chinese Martial Arts.

Students may also choose to participate in a customized internships with a local business depending on their Mandarin language ability. Participants will live for three weeks in the incredible city of Shanghai and may choose to add on a week of travel to the amazing city of Beijing upon conclusion of the program.

Summer Discovery at Shanghai is a three or four week all-inclusive summer study abroad program for high school students featuring courses in Language Immersion, Chinese Business, Chinese Martial Arts, and Community Service. Spend three weeks living and learning in cosmopolitan Shanghai and an optional one week exploring the ancient city of Beijing.


1. Gain an understanding of the importance of China in the modern world through exploring Shanghai and Beijing

2. Travel to the Summer Palace, Forbidden City, the historic Bund, and the Pearl Tower

3. Choose from courses including leadership, business, language, and community service, along with the chance to have an internship with previous experience learning Mandarin

4. Boost any resume and stand out from other college applicants with an immersive international experience

5. Program fee includes two meals per day, activities, excursions, academics, and medical and health insurance

Program Duration

2-4 Week


June 27*-July 25, 2014

Type of Programs

  • Community Service / Volunteerism
  • Cultural Exploration
  • Study Abroad
  • Language Immersion


  • Chinese

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • English
  • Chinese

Cost in US$:

4 week: USD 8,599; 3 week: USD 7,399

Program Fees Include:

Term fees, academic program, 2 meals daily, International SOS supplemental medical/health service, recreation privileges, activities and trips, blanket and pillow, and linens with weekly exchange.

Credit Available


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel

in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Transcript

Typically The Application Process Time is

1-2 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network