Program Fee: CAD2,150.00

DATES: May 16th - June 10th, 2020

Applications accepted until Feb. 7th

(or until program is full)


Past Participants’ Comments:

  • * One of the best experiences I have ever had.
    * I can summarize it in one word: Amazing!
  • * Awesome and a wonderful experience.
    * A language and culture experience. Non-stop fun for a month.
    * It was one of the best 27 days in my life! I had a great time and met many new friends.
    * Really fun! This month for some reason felt like 2 months as it was full of fun memories.
    * It was immersive and enlightening even as a second time because I got to see much more that I missed last time.
    * I was able to significantly improve my Mandarin, experience China’s splendor and beauty, and revisit old friendships.
    * I had wonderful 27days like in dream. I met so many good friends and teachers and wonderful memories.
    *Unforgetable experience. My Chinese has improved a lot in just a month.
    *I learned a lot. The experience of living in Shanghai was amazing. I made many new and good friends that I will stay in contact even after this trip.
    *This trip was both educational and cultural and provided me with multiple experiences that allowed me to improve my language skills and learn about Chinese cultural practices.
    *Before coming here, I was excited to leave Canada on a new adventure. After this program, I am excited and eager to live and work in China.
    *The experience was extremely valuable, and one that I hope to remember for a long time. I think that my Mandarin improved considerably and that I learned a lot about Chinese culture.

Wonderful memories...



Welcome to the 2020 Chinese Language & Culture Program in Shanghai

The 2020 Shanghai Language & Culture program is a 26-day language & culture immersion program for Canadian college and university students.

Dates: May 16th to June 10th <<Click for more info>>
Program Fee: CAD$2,150 <<Click for more info>>

Program Highlights

* a minimum of 50 hours of language instruction
* 3 hours of language classes in the mornings, Mondays-Fridays
* afternoon & evening cultural & social activities
* Chinese university students as language buddies
* some free afternoons and weekends to explore the city
* sightseeing in Shanghai


Hosting Institute

International Education College, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.



FAQ:  Why do we go to a university of traditional Chinese medicine to study Chinese?

The International Education College of the Shanghai Traditional Chinese Medicine has over 30 years of experience providing language and culture training to foreign students preparing to study traditional Chinese medicine. Over 6,000 doctors, acupuncturists and physiotherapists from almost 100 countries have gone through the language & cultural programs of the College. It is one of the best Chinese language & culture training institutes in China. Teaching is of top quality. Faculty are dedicated, highly qualified and experienced. Chinese culture lures Canadian students >>>


Shared accommodation within walking distance to the university. Rooms are equipped with: washroom, air conditioning, TV, telephone, internet connection.

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