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Education Program in China Offered During 2008 Summer Session

The University of Kentucky Office of International Affairs and the Asia Center are proud to offer a four-week Education Abroad Program opportunity in China for the 2008 Summer Session.

The program, which runs May 14-June 11, offers students the opportunity to learn about the history, culture and people of China. The core of the program will be three weeks of classes and campus living at the China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) in Xuzhou. The program also will include travel to Shanghai and Beijing.

Highlights of the program include:

  • Learn about the history and cultures of China firsthand and in lectures at CUMT;
  • Visit several significant sites, such as Confucius’ birthplace, Taishan Mountain and The Forbidden City;
  • Tour Shanghai, the modern center of China and Beijing, and the political and historical center of the country, and
  • Meet Chinese College Students.

This program is open to students with any major, undergraduate or graduate. The program fees include tuition for 3 credit hours for the course “UK 301: Cross-Cultural Studies,” and participants must attend a total of two hours of preparatory meetings during the Spring Semester.

The deadline for receipt of all Education Abroad at UK application materials is March 1. The general application can be found on the Education Abroad at UK Web site at www.uky.edu/IntlAffairs/EA. Applicants also must submit a $50 application fee and a $500 non-refundable deposit along with the application. Other materials will be due during the Spring Semester.

For more information call the Education Abroad at UK office at 859-257-4067, e-mail at EducationAbroad@nulluky.edu or visit www.uky.edu/IntlAffairs/EA.