International Cultural Exchange School, ICES, is the specialized institution providing Chinese language and culture education for international students in Fudan University and dedicated in promoting multicultural communication. ICES has a proud history of more than 50 years of excellent international education since 1960’s.
ICES has a remarkable faculty with various academic background ranging from literature, linguistics, culture study, history, philosophy to economy, management and international relations. ICES is home of 7 Confucius Institutes around the world and is appointed to be one of the first four bases of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages in China. ICES accepts international students for long term and short term language programs, general advanced and other tailor-made programs. ICES also provides degree programs for undergraduates majoring in Chinese Language & Culture and Business Chinese, and for Master candidates majoring in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages.
ICES is an opportunity to get to know Chinese language, experience the culture and be part of Shanghai life. ICES programs will help you achieve multicultural understanding, establish a global vision, and get connected with peers from around the world.
Professional Chinese Business Internship Program is designed for the international students who want to get an insight into the business environment and industries development in China. The program allows students to get an insight into Chinese business culture and custom, policies, commercial law and regulations and how successful local and foreign businesses conduct themselves and prosper through special designed Chinese courses, business courses, mobile classroom, business internship practice. Students will be well equipped with language and business ability for future career development in China.
Study at one of the top universities in China.
Well balanced program design.
Undertake an internship during weekdays with a local or multinational company.
Hands-on business experiences.
Diverse opportunities and experienced mentors.
Chinese language instruction available for all skill levels.
Experience the lifestyle of China’s most dynamic city.
MAIN COURSES FOR PCI PROGRAM
Chinese Courses： Providing Chinese courses with all levels from beginners to advanced learners. (Beginner levels are English instructed)
Business Courses： International Business including Advanced Lectures on China’s Industries and Business Operation Practice. (English instructed)
Culture Workshops: Cultural lectures on various topics including calligraphy, painting, Kungfu etc.
Mobile Classroom： Cultural Immersion Activities including cultural site visits and field trips. Company Visits providing insight and mini seminar in various industry fields.
Business Immersion： Practicing business and Chinese skills in working environment.
ICES provides courses of levels from beginners to advanced level. Students will always find appropriate level of classes in our language program. Class levels will be determined based on their placement test or interview result. PCI students can join the main stream Chinese language courses (intensive reading course) and are encouraged to join Chinese language courses as more as possible if the program schedule allows. Final schedule will be published after registration and the final schedule may vary based on different level of class.
Without dull theories, PCI International Business Course content will focus on business operation experience in China including business environment analysis, business investment strategies. The purpose of the course is to help students understand the dynamic of business environment, business culture in China, the special points of the Chinese business environment and to help them understand how to formulate entry strategy in China, how to integrate the Chinese business with global strategy. The course will greatly develop the students’ potentials for doing business in China. The Course will arrange Advanced Lectures on Business inviting industry insiders of various fields to share their experiences in business operation practice which help the students understand the current opportunities and challenges in business fields and get the students prepared for future career development in China.
Student will have opportunity to learn about China’s rich history and culture including Chinese traditional culture including paper cutting, martial art, traditional medicine, Acupuncture and moxibustion and tuina, Peking opera, etc.
Mobile Classroom Mobile Classroom includes Cultural Immersion Activities and Company Visits.
Company Visits: The guided visits will give students a chance to get a comprehensive and unique experience of communication with leaders in various business fields. Options include Financial Industry, State-owned Enterprise, Private Enterprise, Joint Venture Enterprise, Service Industry (Hotel or Restaurant). Site visits options include Shanghai Port, Shanghai Stock Exchange Market, Shanghai Free Trade Zone, Yiwu Small commodity market, etc.
Cultural Immersion Activities:
Students will get opportunity to travel around to explore the best of Chinese culture and history. Options include Shanghai City, Suzhou, Wuxi, Hangzhou, Beijing, Yellow Mountain, Guilin&Yangshuo, etc.
Adhering to the concept of LEARNING BY DONG, PCI Students will be divided into small groups and go to real companies and organizations to put their knowledge of Chinese language and business into practice through working with some leading companies and organizations in various fields. Internship companies may be available in Insurance, Banking, Consulting, Capital management, Publishing, Auto industry, Logistics, NGOs, News and Media, Stocks and securities, Trading companies, Hospitality industry, Manufacturing industry, IT Company, Service industry etc. The internship placement is a free service it will try to match the background and interest of applicants but could not guarantee to satisfy all various needs. Applicants shall follow the final internship placement of program or applicants can do internship with their own internship placement if applicants have already had or can find internship arrangements they prefer better by themselves. The host companies shall be verified by school.
PCI program encourages students’ independent cross-cultural exploration but when students find themselves confused by cultural, academic, and social differences, be it orientation on arrival or choosing the best cell phone package, Program Resident Director is ready to assist and provide support when needed.
EXTRA CURRICULUM & ACTIVITIES
In addition to the regular curriculum, Fudan University and ICES have nearly a hundred students’ societies and set up numerous events and activities for students to take part in, enriching their experience and allowing them to better understand Chinese culture, the people and the society.
ICES is located in the center of Handan Campus with beautiful environment and convenient transportation. The Campus is located comfortably beside Wujiaochang, the north Shanghai’s booming commercial center. All the classrooms are equipped with multimedia system which makes the teaching interactive. The Reading Room is perfect for students’ self-study.
Spring Semester February to July and Fall Semester September to January, can be combined in any order for full year.
Note: These courses are subject to changes without prior notice.
The fees quoted are for reference only and are subject to change without prior notice.
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