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 8-July 5. 2015 | Price: $2,508 | Courses: ASAIN 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 8-28, 2015 | Price: $1,483 | Course: ASAIN 490
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 13, 2015 | Price: $1,721 | 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, 2015 | Price: $1,665 | Course: MGT 355
Criminal Justice in 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 27-July 11, 2015 | Price: $1,396 | 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: June 20-July 5, 2015 | Price: $1,249 | Courses: SCI 496, 596
Explore Gender and Sustainability in India
This three-week program will address questions on sustainable development and gender. We will visit the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala and attend a Q & A session with him. The journey will continue to Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra.
Summer: June 14-July 8, 2015 | Price: $2,276 | Course: GEN S 450 (or WMNST 499/798)
A Cultural Experience in Nursing
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: May 18-June 2, 2015 | Price: $1,623 | Course: NURS 499
Social Work in Bangkok
Lectures from SDSU faculty during the semester-long course will include historical aspects of international health and human services, economic development and health and social science, nutrition in a developing country, globalization, health, and HIV/AIDS.
Summer: May 23-June 2, 2015 | Price: $2,455 | Course: SWORK 496
MSW Thailand Summer Internship
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: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: SWORK 696