China: Land and Its People
Conducted in English
Discover the Southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu, known for its "noodles carried on a pole," relaxed atmosphere, large number of tea houses, and brocade work. Each afternoon, students will be taken by bus to a site of significance; lectures and content about these sites form an integral part of the learning experience.
Highlights include the Wenshu Temple, Dujiangyen irrigation works, an evening opera performance, Giant Panda Breeding Preserve, Mount Emei. Students will travel to Beijing to visit the Forbidden City, Great Wall, and Temple of Heaven.
Location: Chengdu and Beijing, China
NY departure and return dates: May 28 - June 26
Arrive in Chengdu morning of May 29th
Housing: Sichuan University Student housing and hotel in Beijing
Courses offered: 3 credits, Mandarin Language (All Levels)
Cost (includes all expenses below except airfare): $2800
CUNY tuition (for in-state, matriculated undergraduates): $690
Travel Insurance: $37
QC Program fee: $400
Consolidated fee (housing, excursions, welcome & farewell dinner): $1673
Total cost with airfare: $4800
Airfare: $2000 (estimate)
Minimum budget for meals and personal expenses of $20 to $25 per day (approximately $600)
Visa for China: $170
Application Deadline April 8, 2013
Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency, or other program criteria). Travel on Fridays and some Saturdays for some programs.
Education Abroad Office
Kiely Hall, Room 183
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, New York 11367-1597
Email: Education Abroad