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China: Business at Shanghai University, Sydney Institute of Language and Commerce
China: Global Business Experience
  • Program 1: May 5 - 19, 2018 (Summer Break)
  • Program 2: May 5 - 27, 2018 (Summer Break)
  • This program travels to Beijing, Shanghai and Wuhan.
  • Participants will take part in plant tours and lectures at various companies like GM, Ford and Remy.
  • This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Students are able to take 3 credits in various Business courses.
  • Students may also choose to take an additional 2-week purchasing class in Wuhan. 
  • Program 1 Application (May 5 - May 19, 2018)
  • Program 2 Application (May 5 - May 27, 2018)
China: Global Engineering Experience - Cross-Disciplinary Global Engineering Program at ZJUT
  • Four week summer program focusing on global engineering, cross-cultural, cross-disciplinary and team-based creative engineering problem solving
  • Target levels are sophomore to 1st year M.S. engineering students (all engineering majors)
  • Tri-continental (U.S., China, and Scotland) global engineering program with focus to promote social responsibility, creativity, leadership, and problem-solving skills through solutions of real-world engineering problems with global impacts
  • Students will also attend free-of-charge language/cultural classes (courtesy of ZJUT)
  • Free room and board at ZJUT
  • WSU Course to register: 4 credit EGR 5995 - Special topic: Cross-cultural global engineering and problem solving. No special prerequisite required. Satisfies technical or directed elective towards graduation in respective engineering major.
  • 2017 Program Flyer
  • Program Application
China: Global Experience in Engineering at Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology
  • Six week summer program focusing on engineering
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students of WSU College of Engineering
  • Students will do on-site field research while improving their Chinese language skills
  • Courses available: 1 Credit directed/research course
  • Program Overview
  • Program Application
China: Physiologic Signal Processing for Human Computer Interface
  • This is a six-week summer program traveling to Xi'an, Shanxi, China
  • Courses offered: BME 5995 and EGR 5995
  • The program is open to junior and senior level undergraduate and graduate students. 
  • The course will be taught in Xi'an Jiaotong University in Xi'an, China. Students will learn hands-on technologies for human mind machine interaction during laboratory experiments.
  • Program Flyer
  • Program Syllabus
  • Program Powerpoint
  • Program Application
China: Power Systems and Sustainable Energy Development
  • Extraordinary study abroad experiences with a variety of technical and cultural exchange events.
  • Course offered:ECE 5995
  • Free room & board at the host universities
  • Prestigious universities with most beautiful campus in China
  • New frontiers of research in electricity generation and delivery
  • Emerging job market: a market well over hundreds of billions of dollars
China: Summer Service and Learning in China
  • A summer, service-oriented program in Beijing and its rural provinces
  • This program focuses on teaching English in impoverished communities
  • Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply
  • Courses available:  CHI 4990 (3 credits)
  • Program Flyer
  • Program Application
  • Confucius Institute
Japan Center for Michigan Universities (JCMU)
  • A year or semester study program in Japan aimed at building international relationships
  • Programs include: Japanese Language and Culture, Environmental Sciences in Japan, Special Seminars, Summer Intensive Japanese, English Language and Culture, and more
  • No previous language experience is necessary
  • Various areas of study are available requiring no previous language experience.
  • Courses available:  Various
  • JCMU Website
  • Boren Scholarship opportunity
Japan Summer Homestay
  • Spend two weeks with host families for this Japanese language immersion program
  • Students will explore various cities in Japan and experience contemporary Japanese culture.
  • Undergraduate and graduate students who have completed JPN 1010, JPN 1020 or with instructor approval are eligible to apply
  • Courses available: JPN 2800 or ASN 2800
  • Program Application
  • Homestay Form
  • Program Brochure 
Korea: Keimyung University
Korea: Konkuk University
Korea: Konkuk University International Summer Program
Korea: Pukyong National University
Korea: University of Seoul Exchange