Why & How to Study Abroad in China

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Published on October 31, 2018

Author: AsiaExchange

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1. STUDY ABROAD IN CHINA

2. TOPICS TRANSPORTATION AND SAFETY ACCOMMODATION STUDENT’S CHECKLIST INFORMATION ON VISAS WHY CHOOSE ASIA EXCHANGE WHO WE ARE AND HOW WE CAN HELP YOU SHANGHAI UNIVERSITY BENEFITS OF STUDYING IN CHINA

3. STUDY ABROAD WHERE IT MATTERS China will dominate the world’s economies by 2030 (Pricewaterhouse Coopers) Shanghai is the most influential economic, financial and cultural center in East China Shanghai is one of the best and most desirable student cities in the world (QS Ranking 2018, 29th place) Mandarin Chinese is the most spoken language in the world with approx. 1,3 billion speakers Shanghai University ranks among the top 100 universities in China and in Asia (QS Ranking 2018) 1 2 3 4 5

4. WHY STUDY IN SHANGHAI? Enjoy the best adventure of your life 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 China’s commercial hub Learn Mandarin Chinese City with a rich cultural heritage Build your international network Boost your CV Grow personally Get high quality of life at low cost

5. One of the most vibrant cities in Asia HIGHLIGHTS OF STUDYING IN SHANGHAI Easy to get around, great nightlife, arts and culture A unique mix of ancient traditions and history and futuristic vibes Students of various nationalities/backgrounds Never-ending sights and a pleasant, subtropical weather all year round

6. OUR PARTNER UNIVERSITY IN CHINA  Shanghai University (SHU) HOST UNIVERSITY

7. SHANGHAI UNIVERSITY 4-6 courses Max. credits 30 ECTS Autumn semester September – December Application deadline: End of April NIVERSITY (WIP) COURSE OFFERING o Chinese Language o Chinese Culture o China and Globalization o Chinese Business and Enterprise o Foreign Relations of China o Intercultural Business Communication o Chinese Foreign Trade o China’s Evolving Financial System o Introduction to the Chinese Economy o Social Changes in Contemporary China Cooperation since 2014 Spring semester March – June Application deadline: End of November

8. HOW WE CAN HELP YOU FULFILL YOUR DREAM OF STUDYING ABROAD

9. SINCE 2007 500 SENDING UNIVERSITIES 80+ COUNTRIES 6 CONTINENTS 6000 STUDENTS

10. Discounted tuition fees Credits directly in ECTS Asia Exchange Guide and information services A deep introduction to Chinese business, economy and society Easy application process WHAT YOU GET

11. WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU AFTER THE STUDY PROGRAM o Transcripts of records mailed to you o Alumni group on LinkedIn BEFORE THE STUDY PROGRAM o Free consultation and help with practical matters o Simple and fast application procedure o Official Acceptance Letters mailed to you o Study abroad guides o Orientation webinars DURING THE STUDY PROGRAM o Orientation at the destination o Collaboration possibilities to boost your CV

12. Submit the application at www.asiaexchange.org We process the application and confirm your study placement even in one day Prepare your study plan and apply for scholarships at your university if needed Book flights and take care of other travel preparations Experience an unforgettable semester one of the most amazing places on Earth! 1 2 3 4 5 APPLICATION AND SERVICE

13. X1 VISA o For a study period longer than 6 months o X1 visa holders must apply for a Temporary Residence Permit within 30 days after arriving in China  allows multiple entries GETTING A STUDENT VISA FOR CHINA X2 VISA o For a study period shorter than 6 months o Usually only single- entry visas are possible – re-entry permit needed for exiting China during the semester All international students must apply for a student visa in order to study in China Consult the Chinese embassy or Chinese Visa Application Service Center in your home country for updated information on the visa application process and required documents

14. TO DO BEFORE THE SEMESTER – CHECKLIST 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Apply for a student visa Make sure you have travel insurance, a credit card and some local currency Vaccinations (tetanus-diphtheria, hepatitis A and B) Book flights (but pay attention to the duration of the visa process) Submit a travel notification to your local authorities Join our destination-specific Facebook group Familiarize yourself with local culture and learn a few phrases of Mandarin in advance Follow Asia Exchange blog and Instagram8

15. ACCOMMODATION IN SHANGHAI OFF-CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION o Student-arranged apartments o Usually a room in a shared apartment o Independent residence registration at the local police station within 24 hours of moving in ON-CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION o International student dormitories on campus (rooms subject to availability) o Single room: 140 RMB per night (+1800 RMB room deposit) o Basic equipment + AC o Private toilets and showers o Shared cooking and laundry facilities o Double room: 70 RMB per night (+1800 RMB room deposit) o Basic equipment + AC o Shared toilets and showers o Communal refrigerator and microwave + shared laundry TIPS o Popular districts close to campus: o Zhabei o Jing’an o Huangpu o SmartShanghai App for searching accommodation, roommates and English-speaking realtors You can indicate your preferred accommodation option in the Asia Exchange application form

16. PUBLIC TRANSPORT TAXIo Traffic culture in China, as well as in other parts of Asia, may be hectic compared to the traffic culture of your home country. o Shanghai has a cheap and extensive public transportation system (metro, buses, ferries, trains) o SHU campus is located in Zhabei district and is accessible by metro (Line 1, Yanchang Road station) o Cheap and convenient way to move around o Use only official taxis o Always have your address and destination written in Chinese

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