Global Bachelors Shanghai Semester

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The GW Global Bachelor's Shanghai Semester is a core experience within the GW Global Bachelor's Program. All program participants take the spring semester of their sophomore year in Shanghai at Fudan University, one of the most prestigious universities in China. Global Bachelor's students will find themselves in an exciting and challenging program, studying in English alongside Chinese and international students. Students live on campus in dorms while one of the world’s most dynamic cities lies just beyond the campus gates.

The Shanghai Global Bachelor's on-site staff provides support and arranges cultural activities, seminars, and excursions for students in addition to facilitating housing and opportunities to meet Chinese students inside and outside of the classroom. The Global Bachelor's Program balances the students’ experience of a new life in China with the familiarity of a GW community.

Global Bachelor's students will take the GW Core Course ECON 2180 (Survey of International Economics) and 3 or 4 electives taught in English. All students are encouraged to take Chinese language, and students with advanced Chinese language skills may be able to take a Chinese taught course as well.

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