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Fudan University Summer Program

City: Fudan Country: China

Fudan University Summer Program Website


Fudan University, located in Shanghai, is one of the oldest and most selective universities in China, and is a member of the C9 League, Universitas 21 and Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU). It is composed of four campuses, including Handan, Fenglin, Zhangjiang, and Jiangwan.

Fudan University comprises 17 schools, 69 departments, 70 bachelor's degree programs, 243 master degree programs, 35 disciplines and 154 sub-disciplines authorized to confer Ph.D. degrees. Fudan University enrolls over 30,000 full-time students, including over 3,000 international students.

Fudan University has a high-level research faculty of over 2,700 full-time teachers and researchers, 37 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 105 special professors and lecture professors of Cheungkong Scholars Program. Fudan University has 10 teaching hospitals, such as Zhongshan Hospital and Huashan Hospital, integrating medical service, education and research. These hospitals have state-of-the-art equipment and sophisticated technology, over 900 highly qualified staff, creating a good environment for medical education.

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Summer

Dates & Duration: July 4 - August 3, 2019 (approx. 4 weeks)

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

See Eligibility.

Program Information

Language of Instruction: English 

The 4-week summer session offers 27 content courses taught in English, 3 Chinese language courses at different levels and 2 PE courses. While every student is supposed to take 1-3 content courses, the language and PE courses are optional. In addition, we offer historical and cultural visits so that the students can get to know more about Shanghai and China. 

Detailed course descriptions can be found on the program's website.


  • History and Culture
    • Culture Resources of Cities in China
    • Introduction to Modern Chinese History
    • A Culture Exploration Tour: Miraculous Traditional Chinese Medicine
    • History of Shanghai in the Modern Era
    • Natural History of Chinese Teas
  • Society and Politics
    • Chinese Media and Politics in the Context of Globalization
    • Social Media and Social Networking
    • American Politics and Foreign Policy
    • Psychology and Life
    • China’s Belt Road and its impact in developing countries
    • Social Networks and Chinese Society
  • Business and Economy
    • Industrial Organization
    • Topics in Development Economics
    • International Trade
    • E-Business in China
    • China’s Modern Economy
    • International Finance
    • Introduction to Investment Decisions
    • Fundamentals of Marketing
    • Corporate Finance
    • Lecture Series on Chinese Economy and Society
  • Law
    • IPR in China
    • Chinese Legal Culture

  • PE
    • Chinese Kongfu
    • Chinese Folk Dance
  • Science and Technology
    • Diversity of the Healthcare Service in Shanghai
    • Foundation of Date Science
    • Understanding Mathematics
    • Frontiers in Materials Science
  • Chinese
    • Elementary Chinese
    • Intermediate Chinese
    • Advanced Chinese

Fees & Costs

Education Abroad Application Fee: $250.00 CAD

Program Fee (EXCH 811)*: $1,459.89 CAD

Accommodation: Approximately $650 - $2000

PROGRAM TOTAL: Approx. $2109.89 - $3459.89 CAD

Fees are subject to change without notice.

*Based on Spring/Summer 2019 UAlberta fee index, incl. non-instructional fees. International students will be subject to International Differential Fee.

Students are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and for any additional costs including visa fees, medical coverage, books and supplies, food, entertainment and incidental expenses.


Fudan University Foreign Students Dormitory is located in the northwest section of the Fudan University campus. The dormitory consists of two parts: the main building and auxiliary buildings. The main building is a 23-story building consisting of both single and double rooms. The auxiliary building, total of nine units, consists of suites of four rooms with a living room.

Rooms in both the main building and the auxiliary building include the following: a balcony, air conditioning, telephone (prepaid card), and broadband network (prepaid card). The rooms in the main building have individual bathrooms. The suites in the auxiliary building have two public bathrooms.

More information about the 2019 housing options can be found here.

Program Contact

University of Alberta International, Education Abroad