This program is no longer accepting applications. This program will only run Fall 2021.
The recording of the information session about this program is now available.
- Students with Chinese citizenship across all academic levels may apply for this program based at the Baoshan campus of East China Normal University in Shanghai, China and hosted in partnership with Emory’s trusted affiliate and academic provider, Council On International Educational Exchange (CIEE).
- On this program, students will take a combination of local, in-person courses taught by CIEE faculty and Emory College online courses to create a full-time schedule and earn direct Emory credit.
- CIEE China students will be able to:
- Make progress toward degree requirements while taking courses across a range of disciplines
- Connect with other Emory students in a safe environment with COVID-19 protocols in place
- Engage in co-curricular and experiential learning opportunities throughout Shanghai
- Participate in social gatherings with other Emory students
- Students on an Emory sponsored F-1 visa can participate in the Shanghai CIEE program if they are enrolled full-time and will continue to make normal progress toward degree completion. Clarification is being sought from the Department of Homeland Security regarding their recent COVID-19 policy guidance for the 2021-2022 academic year for continuing students.
- If you plan to take part in Shanghai CIEE program, please contact your ISSS advisor to discuss immigration implications.
- In the meantime, F-1 students should visit the Emory ISSS website for guidance relating to status maintenance and Student FAQs for the latest immigration news.
- CIEE will operate out of East China Normal University's Putuo campus.
- CIEE Shanghai facilities include Student Services office, student library, student computer lab, and classrooms. Students will have access to campus for classes and extra-curricular activities using their student ID cards. Note that access to some campus facilities and resources is restricted, and access is subject to change without notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- The location of the ECNU is 3663 North Zhongshan Road, Putuo District, Shanghai 20062.
Tentative CIEE China Program Academic Calendar for Fall 2021 (dates are subject to change):
- August 25: Emory College courses begin
- September 6: Arrival and Orientation in Shanghai
- September 7: CIEE in-person courses begin
- October 1-8: Chinese National holiday, no CIEE courses
- October 11-12: Emory College Fall Break, no Emory College courses
- December 12: CIEE courses and exams end
Eligibility and Application
- Be an Emory College or Oxford College student
- Be a Chinese citizen (and can provide a copy of their Chinese passport or other national ID)
- Be in good academic standing at Emory (not applicable for incoming first year students)
- Successfully completed a full semester's worth of courses for the Spring 2021 semester (not applicable for incoming first year students)
*If you are an Emory College or Oxford College student who does not meet all of the above requirements, you may still start an application and then explain in the application: (1) which of the eligibility requirement(s) you do not meet; (2) why you do not meet this requirement(s); and (3) your reason(s) for requesting an exemption to the eligibility policy. Exceptions will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Submission of a request does not guarantee approval.
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- Complete all checklist items by June 4th. If your application is not fully complete, it will not be reviewed. Please be aware that international wire transfers typically take 3-5 business days to process and appear on your OPUS account. Please factor this into your timing and application submission.
- Once your Emory application has been reviewed, Emory College Study Abroad will notify you of your application status via email. You will then have additional enrollment steps to complete with Emory and CIEE.
- The list of courses below are likely to be offered through CIEE. One or two of the courses listed below might not run for the Fall 2021 semester if there is low demand for the course. Please be flexible and have back up options.
- Students will take a minimum of two CIEE courses to a maximum of three CIEE courses. You may not learn about your final CIEE China course enrollment until after registration for Fall 2021 Emory College courses.
- Principles of International Business, approved as BUS 299R, pre-requisite: 200 level course in business management or marketing.
- Principles of Macroeconomics, ECON 112, pre-requisite: this is part of a two-semester sequence with Microeconomics.
- Environmental Sciences
- Environmental Ethics, approved as ENVS 377 International Environmental Policy, pre-requisite: none.
- Film and Media
- Media, Gender, and Identity, approved as FILM 285, pre-requisite: an introductory level course in gender studies or communication is recommended but not required. This course is cross-listed with Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
- Calculus I, approved as Math 111, pre-requisite: none.
- Political Science
- Contemporary Controversies in International Relations, approved as POLS 285, pre-requisite: two courses in modern history, politics, or international relations.
- Intercultural Communication and Leadership, approved as SOC 289, pre-requisite: none.
- Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
- Media, Gender, and Identity, approved as WGS 385, pre-requisite: an introductory level course in gender studies or communication is recommended but not required. This course is cross-listed with Film and Media.
- The program will be hosted on ECNU's Putuo campus (3663 North Zhongshan Road, Putuo District, Shanghai 20062). We recommend students hold on booking housing until we confirm that the program will be running. Students will need to arrange their own housing in Shanghai. We will update this page if CIEE is able to provide any housing recommendations.
Student Services & Activities
- CIEE Shanghai facilities include Student Services office, Chinese language offices, student computer lab, and classrooms.
- Additionally, the Emory CIEE China students will have access to campus for classes and extra-curricular activities using their student ID cards. Note that access to some campus facilities and resources is restricted, and access is subject to change without notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic..
- The CIEE staff in Shanghai will also arrange co-curricular and social events and activities for the group, including at least 3 local excursions or site visits.
Student Representative Council (SRC)
- Peer-elected student representatives from the Emory CIEE China program will meet regularly with CIEE staff.
- This forum will allow the student representatives to share any academic or other concerns on behalf of the entire group and to organize social events, workshops, and activities for the group in collaboration with the CIEE staff.
- A full description of the program costs and bill procedures is described in the program budget sheet.
- Students will be charged regular Emory tuition for participation in the program.
- Students are eligible to carry any existing Emory financial aid and scholarships on this program.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the program or application process, please contact Katherine Culley, Program Coordinator in the Office of International and Summer Programs (OISP), at email@example.com