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Study Abroad in China

Six-week summer courses will begin with two weeks of classroom instruction at Eastern Florida State College, followed by three weeks spent in China, where students will participate in cultural workshops and program-specific content at Zhengzhou University. The program concludes with a final week of classroom debriefing at EFSC.

Students will also visit the historical cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Luoyang, Zhengzhou and Kaifeng to tour some of China's most famous sights, such as the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City, the Shaolin Temple and the Terra Cotta Warriors.

Program Requirements

The program is open to EFSC students 18 years of age or older who are in possession of a valid passport. Future dates are being planned.

Applicants must also be academically eligible to register for one of the Business or Social and Human Services courses connected with the trip and work with that course's instructor to register:

  • GEB 2370 (Foundations of Global Business - Study Abroad)
  • HUS 1940 (International Practicum for Social and Human Services)

How to Apply

When you are ready to apply for a program, click here to fill out the information and the appropriate program intructor will contact you with more information about the course and the trip and coordinate your approvals for the course.

Fees and Accommodations

Space is limited. When trip details are announced, a non-refundable $250 Reservation Deposit holds a spot. Payment plans are available upon request. 

The estimated $4,680 per student cost includes:
  • Housing (double occupancy dorm rooms)
  • Chinese visa
  • Roundtrip airfare
  • All meals while in China
  • Travel expenses while in China
  • Health insurance
  • Workshops at Zhengzhou University
Not included:
  • Eastern Florida State College tuition
  • Passport fees (a valid U.S. passport is required)
  • Travel insurance
  • Spending money

 

Future Dates TBA

Contact: Donovan Cox
coxd@easternflorida.edu
321-433-5781