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Summer 2013 UAB in China - Studying China: Language & Culture

Term To Study: Summer 2013
Application Deadline: Mar 04, 2013
Program Starts: May 27, 2013
Program Ends: Jun 26, 2013
Major 1: Foreign Language / Literature Mandarin
Subject 1:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,398.00
Link 1: UAB Office for Study Away Scholarships
Program Locations: Beijing, Xi'an
Contact Name: Prof. Ling Ma
Contact Email: coltyma@uab.edu
What is Included: THE UAB IN CHINA APPLICATION FORM INDICATES ALL PAYMENT AMOUNTS AND DEADLINE DATES.

The UAB Chinese Language in China 2013 Program Fee includes:
  • Estimated round-trip airfare from Birmingham

  • Chinese Entry Visa Fee

  • Double-Occupancy Accommodations

  • Program-related in-country transportation

  • Daily meals

  • Academically-related cultural excursions

  • Airport transfers

  • On-site UAB faculty leader

  • Local guides

  • Travel accident insurance
What is not Included: The UAB in China 2013 Study Away Program Fee does NOT include UAB tuition or personal expenses.
Estimated Costs: GROUP COSTS:
  • UAB in China Program Fee: $3398.00* (paid to UAB Study Away)

INDIVIDUAL FIXED COSTS:
  • 3 credit hours of UAB Tuition and Fees: $996.00** (paid to UAB Student Accounting)

*Estimated airfare to be paid to UAB Study Away is included in UAB in China 2013 Program Fee. Students will be contacted at a later date with information on how to book airline tickets. Students will be contacted at a later date with information on how to purchase entry visas to China. All costs are subject to change without notice based on enrollment and currency fluctuations.

** Based on 3 credit hours of in-state undergraduate tuition rates. May be higher for out-of-state and/or graduate students.
Documents: 
uab chinese in china application
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Program Description

Join Prof. Ling Ma for this once-in-a-lifetime language and cultural immersion experience in China!

This is a 6 credit hour program. 3 credits will be given through language classes which provided by the Chinese instructor of UAB and 3 credits will be given through cultural activities, which include Taichi, Calligraphy, Chinese painting, etc.

In addition to coursework, students will have the opportunity to tour some of China's most famous cultural and historical sites such as Terracotta soldiers, the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and much more.

PRE-REQUISITES:

  • Sophomore Standing

  • GPA of 2.7 or higher

  • Permission of faculty leader

COURSE(S):
Students will enroll in CHI 190/290/390/490: Chinese Language at UAB for a total of 3 credit hours. Students will also be automatically enrolled in 3 credit hours of Chinese language at Minzu University.

Click here for instructions on how to apply to this program.

Quick Facts

Population: 1343239923
Capital: Beijing
Per-capita GDP: $ 8500
Size: 9596961 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 08:00 hours) Hong Kong, Singapore, Taipei, Chongqing, Urumqi

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