Summer Course Shanghai July 2010

10 January 2008

With its yearly summer course "Introduction to Modern China", the Nordic Centre at Fudan University in Shanghai provides an opportunity for BI students and other Nordic students to familiarize themselves with issues in China’s history and development, as well as of the rapidly changing Chinese society.

The course takes place from July 5-23 2010 and counts for 6 ECTS credits. It is divided into two tracks: Politics and Economy, and Politics and Society. Please note that the course is designed for students with little or no previous knowledge about China.

The courses are produced jointly by 24 Nordic universities together with Fudan University, one of China's most prestigious universities. The courses is open to undergraduates from the 24 Nordic universities that sponsor the Nordic Centre. The courses are taught in English by prominent teachers from Fudan, as well as some lecturers from other institutions.

In addition to the lectures, the programme also includes several study visits to various places of cultural and historical interest, and foreign-owned companies in China. There will also be ample opportunities for weekend-trips at the student's own convenience.

Fee: The course is free of charge but international travel, accommodation and subsistence costs are to be covered by the student.

Application: Application deadline is March 27th 2010. Applicants apply by sending an email to BI will select four candidates and forward the applications to the Secretariat of the Nordic Centre who will make the final decision.

Enquiries can be directed to:
International Student Assistant Lene Reichborn, E-mail:
International Co-ordinator Gøril MacTaggart, E-mail:

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