Shanghai International Studies University
Language of instruction: Classes taught in English
About: A globalized and top-notch university in china, SISU has successfully developed a diverse and distinctive mix of disciplines with language and literature as its pillar. SISU houses a range of state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities including world-class simultaneous interpretation systems, satellite signal-receiving devices and linguistic laboratories. A powerful digital audio-visual database containing multimedia resources in foreign studies has been set up to serve the needs of teaching and research.
- SISU guesthouse is located on Hongkou Campus, just opposite to the SISU Gymnasium which is equipped with a swimming pool, a fitness center, a billiard table and indoor volleyball/basketball/badminton court. Inside there is a cafeteria, a grocery, a beauty parlor, and an ATM. Both double rooms and single rooms are available. Each room is equipped with central air-conditioning, a private bathroom, a telephone, a tv set, internet access, etc. There’s a communal use kitchen on each floor, with a washing machine, a fridge and a microwave oven.
- For semester programs: standard double room about 83 rmb /person/day; deluxe double room 95 rmb /person/day deluxe single room: 165 rmb/day.
- SISU hotel is located at 555 chifeng road, hongkou district, with a distance of 5-minute walk from the campus. The hotel, equipped with central air-conditioning, has a cafeteria inside, a grocery and a beauty parlor. Both double rooms and single room are available. Each room has a private bathroom, a telephone, a tv set, internet access, etc. Double room: 75-80 rmb/person/day ; single room: 160 rmb/day.
- compulsory courses offered in the mornings include comprehensive Chinese (grammar, conversation, and Chinese characters), Chinese listening comprehension, Chinese reading and Chinese conversation of various levels.
- Optional courses offered in the afternoons include:
- Free-of-charge elective courses taught in English, including communication studies, principles of accounting, trade related business communication, china and international organizations, doing business in china, investment in china, Chinese culture, inter-cultural communication theory and practice, etc.
- Courses with no requirement for Chinese knowledge, such as Chinese characters writing, calligraphy, taijiquan, Chinese elocution, and Chinese language partners
- Courses taught in Chinese, such as hsk tutoring, Chinese modern history, modern literature, security investment, international investment, Chinese-foreign cultural exchange history, e-business.
Course catalogue: please contact Office of Global Student Mobility for detailed subject information.
Credit load: 20 credits