Partner School Programs

If you are interested in studying at one of our International University Partners, please contact the OIS office for more information.  

Africa

Ethiopia:          Addis Ababa University

Asia    

China:              Beijing Wuzi University
                        Dalian University
                        Guangdong Pharmaceutical University (GDPU)
                        Hangzhou Normal University (HNU)
                        South China Normal University (SCNU)
                        Yiwu Industrial & Commercial College
                        Zhejiang Gongshang University (ZJGU)

Taiwan:           National Hsinchu University of Education (NHCUE)
 
Turkey:            Sakarya University

South America


Chile:               Universidad Santo Tomas, Vina del Mar, Chile

HNU China Studies Program 2017

2017 China Studies International Summer Program  

Brighten up your summer and join us for a unique China Studies Program.

Hangzhou Normal University

Founded as a teacher training school in 1908, Hangzhou Normal University (HNU) has a history of over 100 years, which has bestowed the institution with a glorious tradition of producing first-rate teachers and educators at different levels for the whole Chinese nation. Through a centurys development, the University has now become a comprehensive institution of higher education with a full spectrum of disciplines, covering such areas as arts and sciences, humanities, education, music, engineering, information technology, business, law, medicine and nursing.

Program Description

The China Studies Program (CSP) at HNU provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that combines China Studies courses, visiting E-commerce enterprises, Chinese Kung Fu and field trips.

Language of Instruction: English

GSU Credit: 3 credits can be issued for this program if the student wishes to receive credit. Students will pay regular GSU tuition for 3 credits and will enroll in PHIL4254: Chinese Thought. There may also be the chance to earn 1 credit. If the students do not need any course credit, they can audit the course for $75.


How to Apply

In addition to the Study Abroad Application packet, please send the following documents to Office of International Services:  

  • Up to date transcript (can be unofficial) 
  • Recommendation letter from the head of the department 
  • Motivation letter in which you explain why you want to attend this program in one-page maximum 
  • Resume 
  • Photocopy of Passport picture page 

Application Schedule 

  • Course dates: July 4-21, 2017 (in order to arrive in China on July 4, students will need to depart the U.S. on July 3)  
  • Application deadline: April 15th, 2017 
  • Notification of Acceptance: April 20th, 2017 
  • First Payment to GSU: $200 by April 26th, 2017 

Program Expense: HNU is offering 12 scholarships for GSU students which will waive the $800 program fee.

The program fee includes housing, China studies courses, field trips and some meals. NU offers single rooms equipped with private bathrooms, communal kitchens and laundry. 


Other Expenses:
Chinese Visa & International Health Insurance $200, International Flight $1,200-1,800, Tuition, Meals and Personal Expenses.

GSU Study Abroad Scholarship: Eligible students can also apply for the GSU Study Abroad Scholarship. Instructions are located in the Study Abroad Application packet. Awards are typically between $500-750 which can be used to subsidize flight cost or other associated expenses.   

 

Schedule

Date

Morning

9:00-11:20am

Afternoon

1:30-3:00pm

2017-7-4

Arrival and Welcoming Dinner

2017-7-5

Opening Ceremony

Chinese Kung Fu

 

2017-7-6

Chinese Legal System

2017-7-7

2017-7-8

Free

2017-7-9

Field Trip:Visiting E-commerce Enterprise and tour of Hangzhou

2017-7-10

China’s Reform and Opening

China’s Reform and Opening

2017-7-11

2017-7-12

Free

2017-7-13

Field Trip:Shanghai

2017-7-14

Chinese Urbanization Development

Chinese Urbanization Development

2017-7-15

2017-7-16

Free

2017-7-17

Field Trip:Ancient Town-Wuzhen

2017-7-18

Higher Education in China

Higher Education in China

2017-7-19

2017-7-20

Graduation Ceremony

2017-7-21

Departure

 

HNU China Studies Program 2016

2016 China Studies International Summer Program

Brighten up your summer with a unique China Studies Program through our partner school, Hangzhou Normal University (HNU).

Founded as a teacher training school in 1908, Hangzhou Normal University has a history of over 100 years, which has bestowed the institution with a glorious tradition of producing first-rate teachers and educators at different levels for the whole Chinese nation. Through a century’s development, the University has now become a comprehensive institution of higher education with a full spectrum of disciplines, covering such areas as arts and sciences, humanities, education, music, engineering, information technology, business, law, medicine and nursing.

Program Description

The China Studies Program(CSP) at HNU provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that combines China Studies courses, visiting E-commerce enterprises, Chinese Kung Fu and field trips.

Language of Instruction: English

Courses*:

Four China Studies courses, Chinese Kung Fu, Three field trips
*There may be the possibility of earning credit. After meeting with the Study Abroad Coordinator you should speak with your Academic Advisor. 

How to Apply

1. Meet with the Study Abroad Coordinator, Amy Schoenberg (aschoenberg@govst.edu).
2. Fill out the OIS Study Abroad Application packet and submit the following documents:
- Up to date transcript
- Recommendation letter from the head of the department
- Motivation letter in which you explain why you want to attend this program in one page maximum
- Resume
- Photocopy of passport (if you have one)

Application Schedule

Application deadline: February 28th, 2016
Notification of Acceptance: March 10th, 2016
Course dates: July 4-21st, 2016

Program Expense:

RMB 5000 ($800 US Dollars)*
HNU offers single or double rooms (depending on room availability) equipped with private bathrooms, communal kitchens and laundry.
Not Included: Airfare, meals, international health insurance, visa and personal expenses.
*HNU will cover the program expense of the first six eligible applicants.  


Course Descriptions:


中国互联网经济(China's Internet Economy)

China's Internet Economy: Internet economy has become a new growth point of China's economy. The content of this course includes the origins and development of China's Internet economy, the application of Internet in various areas of China's economy (retail, finance, healthcare, real estate, etc.), China's leading Internet companies (Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu), the development of mobile Internet in China, the future of China's Internet economy.

中国城镇化发展(Chinese urbanization development)

Chinese urbanization development: China is now vigorously promoting urbanization. This course introduces the process of China's urbanization, the main problems of China’s urbanization and the future of China's new urbanization. The content includes: the development process of China's urbanization, the employment problem of migrant workers, the synchronization problem of land urbanization and population urbanization, Chinese household registration system,  the shortage of public service provision, the future development of urbanization with Chinese characteristics.

中国改革开放专题(China’s Reform and Opening)

This course will provide a comprehensive analytical and empirical discussion on China’s economic reform. Two main questions are addressed: How did China implement economic reform? What were the state and society relationships during the reform era? The course first offers a background discussion of China’s politics before the economic reform: the land reform, the Great Leap Forward, and the Cultural Revolution. Topics included state’s role in economic reform, the local governments, state-owned enterprises, private sectors, and international linkages. After that, the course discusses China’s political development in the context of economic growth.

中国民俗(Chinese Folklore)

Chinese Folklore: Folklore is the study of a nation’s inheritance lifestyle and traditional culture. This course includes the origins and characteristics of Chinese folk, Chinese traditional culture, Chinese traditional religion, Chinese traditional art, Chinese imperial examination system, Chinese traditional festival, Chinese traditional etiquette, Chinese food culture. Through this course, students can learn about the history and current situation of Chinese folk, feel the traditional Chinese lifestyle and philosophy of survival, learn more about Chinese history and culture, strengthen the awareness and understanding of the basic national conditions.



 

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