The China Maymester Study Abroad Program offers students the opportunity not only to see China but to be in China. Students participate in social events with ordinary Chinese citizens, meet government and Communist Party officials, organize social activities with Chinese students, attend special lectures by Chinese faculty, and sample the wide range of Chinese cooking at the restaurants locals frequent. Students visit four cities: Beijing, the country’s capital and home to some of the most famous cultural attractions in the world; Xi’an, the country’s capital over 2000 years ago and site of the Terracotta Warriors; Yan’an, the base for the communist revolutionaries where we enter the caves occupied by Mao Zedong and other leaders who changed the course of history; and Shanghai, China’s super-modern commercial center and its most European city.
SPIA Study Abroad Program Costs
This crowdfunding project supports Study Abroad in the School of Public and International Affairs which awards grants to qualifying students for program costs. Funding does not include participating students’ regular tuition and fees for the academic semester. The China Maymester carries a $5,350 project goal to support:
- $3,150 accommodations, meals, transportation and medical insurance
- $2,200 airfare
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