Immerse yourself in the cultural landscape of your host country while you engage in fascinating courses or service learning projects. The many reasons to study in Asia include increasing your knowledge and awareness of your host country while increasing your marketability in an increasingly international workforce. Study Abroad Home Page
Summer Program in Beijing
This program will combine intensive Chinese language classes with daily culture hours, one-on-one sessions with Chinese volunteer tutors and weekly excursions to historical sites and cultural attractions around the capital city.
Summer: June 4-July 3, 2016 | Price: $2,554 | Courses: ASIAN 459, 490, CHIN 499
Summer Service Learning Program (SSLP)
Small teams of SDSU and Tsinghua University students travel to rural areas throughout China to provide language and technical training to students of all ages. SDSU students typically serve as English language specialists and provide language instruction.
Summer: July 7-26, 2016 | Price: $1,643 | Course: ASIAN 490
Accounting In Shanghai
This two-week program in Shanghai, a city with a great history of conducting global business trade, will focus on the U.S. federal taxation of individuals, including income, deductions, credits, social security taxes, and property transactions for U.S. expatriates.
Summer: July 8-22, 2016 | Price: $2,287 | Courses: ACCTG 503
Summer Program in Shanghai
Join us for the exciting China Summer Program in Shanghai! Learn about Chinese history, culture and business practices in an exciting three-week program taught in English by SDSU professors and scholars from China.
Summer: May 28-June 12, 2016 | Price: $1,909 | Courses: ASAIN 490, GEN S 450
International Entrepreneurship in Shanghai
Dr. Lois Olson will accompany select San Diego State University students as they travel to Shanghai, China. Prior to arrival in Shanghai, students will be required to complete about 12 hours of online lectures and assignments in preparation for the international experience.
Winter: January 2-15, 2016 | Price: $1,836 | Course: MGT 355
Criminal Justice in China (Xiamen)
San Diego State University and Xiamen University conduct a two-week criminal law course comparing China's criminal justice system with that of the United States. The course will cover the Chinese Constitution, the criminal code, and the code of criminal procedure.
Summer: June 25-July 9, 2016 | Price: $1,021 | Course: CJ 550
Global Climate Change and Environmental Vulnerability in Xiamen
Spend two weeks at beautiful southern Chinese city Xiamen and explore sciences, policies, business, and life on "Global Climate Change and Environment Vulnerability.
Summer: July 3-16, 2016 | Price: $1,335 | Course: SCI 496 or 596
A Cultural Experience in Nursing (Seoul)
Students will have the opportunity to compare the nursing education and health care system in the U.S. with that in Korea by attending nursing classes and college activities with local students, learning about the national universal health care system, and experiencing a socio-cultural component.
Summer: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: NURS 499
Social Work in Bangkok
Faculty from Thammasat University will deliver workshops on Thai culture, social problems, health and human services issues. Students will visit a variety of health and social service agencies, tour cultural and historic sites, and have the opportunity to interact with Thai health and human service professionals and learn about their work.
Summer: May 19-31, 2016 | Price: $2,602 | Course: SWORK 496 or GEN S 450
MSW Thailand Summer Internship (Bangkok)
In their internships, students are exposed to different approaches to social work and social welfare than are found in the United States. The program features several study trips to augment student learning.
Summer: May 26-July 8, 2016 | Price: $2,685 | Course: SWORK 696
Nursing in Sangkhlaburi
Under the guidance of local medical professionals, nursing students will provide health care to the underserved in Thailand. The course will focus on the development of cultural competence, and will open a medical clinic in a region with little access to health care.
Winter: January 4-15, 2016 | Price: $1,331 | Course: NURS 499