IFSA- Public Health Policy and Practice in China
Shanghai, China (Outgoing Program)
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|Spring||2021||09/15/2020 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
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|IFSA - Butler||
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|English, Mandarin Chinese||
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|Field Study, Internship (with credit transfer), Research Project|
Study Abroad in CHINA
About this Program
Examine how public health policy is shaped by today's social, economic, and political currents and ultimately put into practice in the world's most populous country. Gain hands-on experience in globally relevant health topics by pursuing a directed research project or an internship with a local or international organization.
Shanghai has grown exponentially in the last hundred years-from a colonial trading port to a massive international metropolis with a population of 24 million. Known for its fast-paced business culture and cosmopolitan vibe, the city is intricately connected with the global flows of communities and people. It also represents the enormous environmental, economic, and social challenges that are mirrored across China and around the world.
Program offers a unique opportunity for undergraduates to delve deeply into meaningful research projects of their own design in the capital of the world's most populous country.
- Students conceptualize, conduct and present a substantial piece of research relevant to the burgeoning field of public health.
- Each research project takes place within the practical context of a local organization and provides opportunities for community engagement
- Regular meetings with faculty guides in subject area to discuss formation and execution of research plans.
- Inquiry process supported by the Alliance network of local experts including social activists, health educators, doctors, business leaders, and policymakers. Students can take part in a full schedule of excursions , events and lectures all designed to enhance their understanding of China and the historical and modern influences that impact its culture and people.
- Explore the capital and benefit from visits to Beijing's art districts, lectures on China's environmental protection policies or workshops on Chinese food Culture.
IFSA scholarships are primarily need-based and factor in any additional cost your study abroad program might have over home school tuition. The awards are $500 for summer programs, $1,500 for semester programs and $2,500 for full year programs. These scholarships may apply to any IFSA program, with the exception of our custom programs.
Take the next Step!
- Visit our website for more information about our Public Health Policy and Practice program.
- Contact your student Services manager at 800-858-0229 or http://firstname.lastname@example.org
- Apply to an IFSA program now!
6201 Corporate Drive Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46278
For Gustavus Adolphus students: IFSA uses semester credits. Each GAC unit = 4 semester credits. Thus, some IFSA courses, which are worth 3 semester credits each, are worth 0.75 GAC units. Be sure to discuss the irregular unit totals with your advisors as you select courses.