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Queen's Semester in Shanghai is a tailored study abroad program that gives students the freedom to choose from a suite of courses in English, pre-approved for Queen's plans, at Fudan University in Shanghai.

Fudan is one of the most prestigious universities in Asia, located in the heart of Shanghai, a megalopolis of 23 million people, one of the most dynamic and exciting cities on the planet. 

Courses taken in the program are pre-approved for transfer into plans in Film and Media Studies, Geography, Global Development Studies, History, Political Studies, Religious Studies, Sociology, and World Language Studies.

Participating in Semester in Shanghai is an investment in yourself:

  • You will stand out from peers when it comes to job applications or graduate school. According to Jane E. Emrich, Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Law, "In fact, participation in an international exchange can be a transformative experience, allowing the student to gain maturity, self-reliance, intercultural competencies, another language fluency and can enhance critical and comparative perspective in a discipline. Therefore a successful completion of an international exchange is viewed positively by admission officers."
  • You will be ahead of the curve of globalization and ready to take on the challenges of the 21st century. 
  • You will benefit from a tailored program that has many unique features compared to regular exchange programs.

Semester in Shanghai is open to all undergraduate students in all plans at Queen's, including citizens of the People's Republic of China, Taiwan (ROC) passport holders, and residents of Hong Kong and Macaum, who will be entering third year of above in September. Applications are usually due in January. To learn more, please get in touch with Professor Emily Hill, Program Co-ordinator, check us out on Facebook, and review our Fact Sheet.

Professor Emily M. Hill
Department of History
Watson Hall 203
emily.hill@queensu.ca
(613) 533-6000, ext: 74355