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|Program Sponsor:||Alliance for Global Education|
|Who Can Apply?||TTU applicants only|
|Term||Year||TTU Application Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
** Application acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis.
|Language of Instruction:||Chinese, English|
|Language Level Required Prior to Program:||2 semesters|
|Field of Study:||Asian Studies, Chinese, Sociology|
|Program Type:||1 - Affiliate Program|
|Study Abroad Advisor:||Jesse Malone|
|Scholarships Available:||Study Abroad Competitive Scholarship|
The Intensive Language track is for students who want to focus on learning Chinese. In addition to 20 class hours per week of chinese language coursework, students take one course, Issues in Contemporary Society and Culture, taught in English.
Classes are based at Fudan's International Cultural Exchange School (ICES), which is devoted to the education of foreign students. All classes are taught exclusively for Alliance students.
Fudan University was founded in 1905 in Shanghai, and is one of the leading universities in China with a long history and an international reputation for academic excellence. The University's name is taken from a proverb of Confucius and means 'a new morning' in Chinese, ever pushing forward with renewed energy. Fudan University, with a student body of 35,000, is composed of 17 schools offering a comprehensive range of majors and disciplines such as humanities, law, journalism, economics, management, information science and engineering, life science, nursing, medicine, public health, technology and engineering, international relations and public affairs.
Two semesters of Chinese is required for admission to this track.
Fall and Spring term students take 12 class hours per week of Chinese, plus two area studies courses taught in English. Summer students take 12 class hours of Chinese per week plus one area studies course taught in English. only. Students' placement in the Chinese language course will be contingent upon the results of a placement exam after arrival in China.
In the Fall and Spring terms, students receive 15 credits. In the Summer term, students receive 8 credits.
Classes are offered exclusively for Alliance students. Chinese language classes average 6-8 students per class. Area studies and business courses in English typically range from 615 students per class.
All faculty are jointly selected by the Alliance and Fudan to teach the Alliance students in exclusive classes. Chinese language courses are taught by full-time Fudan teachers. The Area Studies course is taught by a PhD faculty member from Fudan.