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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 11- August 9th, 2018 (approx. 4 weeks)

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

See Eligibility.

Program Information

Language of Instruction: English 

Fudan University International Summer Session 2018 (Jul. 11-Aug. 9) will provide a 4-week course study and cultural experience to students from all over the world. Students will have the opportunity to get to know China, experience Shanghai and be part of the Fudan community. Our students will also participate in the program. This program will help you achieve multicultural understanding, establish a global vision, and get connected with peers from all over the world.

Fudan University International Summer Session 2018 offers 20 content courses,4 Chinese language courses at different levels, 2 PE courses, as well as historical and cultural visits. The content courses will cover a range of topics in History and Culture, Society and Politics, Business and Economy, and Science and Technology. Students can choose one to three content courses; Chinese language and PE courses are optional.

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

2018 Courses

  • History and Culture
    • Culture Resources of Cities in China
    • Introduction to the Chinese Traditional Civilization
    • Elementary Intensive Chinese
    • A Culture Exploration Tour: Miraculous Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Society and Politics
    • The Chinese Society and Culture
    • Chinese Culture and Business Practices
    • Chinese Media and Politics in the Context of Globalization
    • Sino-US Relations and Rise of Asia
  • Business and Economy
    • Industrial Organization
    • Doing Business in China
    • Topics in Development Economics
    • International Trade
    • International Finance
    • Lecture Series on Chinese Economy and Society
    • Information Systems
  • Law
    • International Investment Law
    • International Law
    • IPR in China
  • PE
    • Chinese Kongfu
    • Chinese Folk Dance
  • 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 2018 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 2018 housing options can be found here.

Program Contact

University of Alberta International, Education Abroad