Students will take Chinese language courses at Sun Yat-Sen University. During the first three weeks students will have classes at Sun Yat-Sen University. During this time students will participate in cultural activities, attend lectures on Chinese history and culture, meet local students for an exchange of ideas, attend folkloric performances, and participate in visits of the city including trips to local museums. The final week in China will be spent traveling to Xi'an and Beijing to see the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors and other significant sites. Medical, Nursing, and Pre-Med students will visit clinical departments three afternoons a week. The look at photos taken from previous years the program has run, please visit the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis' website.
Confucius Institute's Summer Program
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- Program DatesMay 12 - June 10, 2017
- Academic Program
IUPUI students who successfully complete this program will receive 4 transfer credits from Sun Yat-Sen University. IUPUI students will take designated Chinese language courses at SYSU and then receive corresponding transfer credits.
IUPUI students who take Chinese language courses at Sun Yat-Sen University that are equivalent to the following IUPUI courses will earn the listed credit:
EALC-C 131 = EALC-C 131 – 4 credits
EALC-C 132 = EACL-C 132 – 4 credits
EALC-C 201 = EALC-C 201 – 3 credits; WLAC-F 100 – 1 credit
EALC-C 202 = EALC-C 202 – 3 credits; WLAC-F100 – 1 credit
EALC-C 301 = EALC-C 301 – 3 credits; WLAC-F 100 – 1 credit
EALC-C 302 = EALC-C 302 – 3 credits; WLAC-F 100 – 1 credit
EALC-C 401 = EALC-C 401 – 3 credits; WLAC-F 100 – 1 credit
EALC-C 402 = EALC-C 402 – 3 credits; WLAC-F 100 – 1 credit
Students from other IU campuses need to check with their home campus about what equivalent course credit they will earn for the courses at Sun Yat-Sen University.
The available coursework is particularly suited for, but not necessarily limited to, the following academic interests: Chinese, International Studies, and East Asian Languages and Cultures.
- Additional Information
For more information, please contact Ms. Xin Yang (firstname.lastname@example.org).
All information is subject to change. This site is neither a contract nor an offer to make a contract. The Office of International Affairs reserves the right to change or discontinue a program at will. Please contact our office if you have a disability and need assistance or special arrangements.
Students are housed in university dormitories for international students located on the Sun Yat-Sen University campus.
- Program Eligibility
You may apply if you:
All applicants must meet IUPUI’s minimum standard eligibility requirements. Additional requirements for this program include:
- Student must be degree-seeking attending Indiana University, Purdue University, or one of the Consortium of Urban Institutions in Indianapolis (Butler University, Franklin College, Marian College, University of Indianapolis and Martin University)
- Student must have completed at least 12 university-level credit hours
- Student must have an overall GPA of at least 2.75
- Program is also open to IUPUI faculty and staff members
Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant.
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are ineligible.
- Costs and Financial Aid
The budget is an estimate and is not meant to portray the exact cost of this program.
- Program fee: $2,300
(includes: tuition and lodging at SYSU, tours, and the Confucius Institute's administrative fee)
- Airfare: $1,200
- International study fee: $100 - $135 (depending on the OVST placeholder course the student is registered in)
- Insurance: $30
- Passport: $140
- IUPUI Admissions' Application Fee: $55
- Only for non-IU students applying to IUPUI as a visiting non-degree student.
Total estimated cost: $3,825 - $3,860
A $500 non-refundable deposit is due May 2, 2017.
Costs will vary depending on the current exchange rate, airfare, and individual expenditures. Estimate does not include tuition. For information on tuition cost, visit the Office of the Bursar’s Tuition & Fee Estimator. Tuition fees will be affected by your student status at IUPUI.
Financial Aid and Scholarships:
- IU scholarships, grants and loans applicable to program costs with some exceptions. Please carefully check these exceptions before you commit to a program.
Please see our financial aid page for general information and links to additional scholarship opportunities.
- Program fee: $2,300