• Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• 2.75 cumulative GPA
• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• 1 college-level Chinese area studies course recommended. Students who are citizens of the People's Republic of China (PRC), Taiwan ROC, Hong Kong SAR, or Macau, please contact a CIEE Study Abroad Advisor for details.
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Chinese (Mandarin), East Asian area studies, humanities, social sciences

Classroom Language



Local Hosts, Residence Hall

Program Duration

Academic Year: Early September - Mid-June
Fall: Early September - Mid-December
Spring: March - Mid-June

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Spring 2016-17  10/14/2016
Fall 2017-18  2/24/2017
Year 2017-18  2/24/2017
Spring 2017-18  10/13/2017
Fall 2018-19  2/23/2018
Year 2018-19  2/23/2018

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
Contact a Peer Advisor!

China, Shanghai
CIEE China in a Global Context in Shanghai

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Offered through CIEE, the China in a Global Context in Shanghai program is an approved UW affiliate program. On this program, you can take courses in Chinese language at both standard and intensive levels coupled with coursework, taught in English, in global studies, economics, international relations, and area studies.

You will be working closely with both IAP and CIEE on this program. You can access the program's main information page through the CIEE website to learn more about the academics, housing, excursions and activities, and location.