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School of Business

International Program

School of Business

Shanghai Summer Program


The 5-week Shanghai Summer Program (SSP) is taught in English. This program offers an excellent introduction to contemporary China and to the essential aspects of doing business there. It also provides a firsthand initiation into the essential aspects of doing business in China and its interaction with other important regions in the world.

The Shanghai Summer Program will take place mid-June to mid-July  (Application Deadline is April 1st)

  • Six credit hours can be earned though this program.

How to Apply:


Requirements to Study Abroad

Study Abroad Checklist

Cost and Financial Considerations

Preparing to Go Abroad

Basic Pre-Departure Information:

  • Apply for a passport at Circuit Court Clerk at the Madison County Courthouse immediately after applying to the school. The address of the courthouse is 155 North Main Street Suite 120, Edwardsville, IL. You will need a valid drivers license, $97 check or cash, and a passport photo (available at CVS: 124 S. Buchanan St., Edwardsville, IL). Also, you can apply for a passport through the US Postal Service.
  • Obtain travel health insurance - contact the Study Abroad office for information
  • Apply for financial aid: Click here for more information.
  • Shop for airline tickets: Expedia, Student Universe, STA Travel
  • Purchase phone card if needed: Click here for more information.
  • Register at the Department of State: Click here for more information.
  • Leave a copy of your passport with the SIUE Office of International Programs.

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