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Panorama of the Shanghai skyline.Panorama of the Shanghai skyline.

Embrace the unfamiliar

Bring your curiosity to future-facing Shanghai.

Whether you’re keen to build your business acumen, take your Mandarin skills to the next level, or you’re simply curious about a culture thousands of years in the making, China won’t disappoint.  

IFSA’s China programs are based in Shanghai, an international financial hub where temples and tai chi mix with ultramodern skyscrapers. A mega city known for big spenders, Shanghai is surprisingly budget-friendly for students.  

Six options make it easy to align your academic goals with study abroad, and experience China’s many wonders with a life-changing journey.  

Did You Know?

  • IFSA’s Intensive Chinese Language Program features eight levels of instruction.
  • Known for big business, Shanghai also has an abundance of art, from whimsical galleries to huge museums like Power Station of Art and Yuz Museum. 
  • The world’s biggest metro system simplifies getting around Shanghai, with 19 lines and more under construction.

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