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  • Locations: Nanchang, China; Shanghai, China
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: CONCORDIA applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.0
Areas of Study: Business, Culture, Economics Class Status: 2) Sophomore, 3) Junior, 4) Senior, 5) Graduate
Housing Options: Dorm, Hostel/Hotel Program Type: Global Ed.
Program Description:
Join the Batterman School of Business for this life-changing study abroad opportunity in China! Our partner universities in Shanghai and Nanchang are working closely with us to provide students with amazing opportunities to interact with local students and faculty, gaining a first-hand perspective on business education and culture in China. The trip includes a tour of Shanghai, company visits, guest lectures from local universities, activities, and numerous visits to sites of historical and cultural importance. The wealth of learning experiences include staying on the Jiangxi University campus in Nanchang and participating in a summer school there with local and international students. 
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Students who join this program will be required to register for the following course:

ECON 498 - Special topics in Economics*
MIB 570- International Study Abroad
MBA 500- Managerial Economics
AL 382- The Orient (culture class for any undergraduate student)

*This course is listed in the Spring 2019 semester. 

*Prerequisits: Macro Economics and Micro Economics, or consent of the instructor

Travel Dates

June 1 - 15, 2019


This course is led by Professor Joe Jacobssn of the Batterman School of Business Administration and Christine Kao of the Concordia International Center. Professor Jacobsen will instruct the UG and Grad business courses, and Ms Kao will instruct The Orient culture class. Students participating in this program will benefit greatly from the vast Chinese experience of both instructors. Ms Kao will assist the students with translation as necessary. 


  • Students registering for the graduate business courses must be admitted to the MBA program, or Business Scholars
  • Students registering for the UG special topics in econ course must have passed Macro and Micro econ, or obtain an waiver from Joe Jacobsen.
  • The AL 382 - The Orient is open to all undergraduate students, and will satisfy the Core culture requirement
  • Must be in good academic and conduct standing with the institution.
  • Must register for the associated course. 
  • Must comply with all deadlines for applications, document submissions, meetings, deposits, and other payments.


  • Program Fees: $2,800*
  • Study Abroad Fee: $50
  • iNext Insurance Costs: $50
*Program cost subject to change


Included in the Program Fees are:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Airport transfer and ground transportation
  • Lodging
  • Some meals
  • Cultural activities
  • Business visits
Not Included:
  • Fees associated with obtaining a valid passport or visa
  • Personal expenses
  • Some meals
  • Activities during free time

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 11/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/01/2019 06/15/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.