Study abroad in one of China’s most dynamic cities: Shanghai! Situated at the mouth of the Yangtze River on China’s east coast, Shanghai’s rapid growth over the last twenty years has made it into a truly global city and a major center for commerce, technology, education, fashion, and the arts in Asia. By studying at Fudan University, a member of Universitas 21, you will have the opportunity to take courses at one of China’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning and experience the rich life of urban Shanghai.
Initially known as “Fudan Public School,” Fudan University was founded in 1905. Today, the university consists of 29 schools and departments, with 70 undergraduate disciplines and 225 graduate disciplines. Fudan has an enrollment of approximately 27,000 full-time students and 2,800 international students. Its faculty consists of over 2,481 full-time teachers and researchers, including 1,400 full professors and associate professors, 35 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 50 chair professors and 25 lecture professors of the Cheungkong Scholar Program.
You can receive a full semester of UConn credit on this exchange program, studying in either English or Chinese (Mandarin). For more information on the disciplines you can study at Fudan, click on the following: Course Lists. For courses taught in English you must select “Foreign-Language-Taught Courses” for the appropriate semester. If you are interested in consulting the Course Syllabi, please contact the UConn Office of Study Abroad in order to obtain the appropriate password. Fudan University is AACSB accredited, so Business majors who have met the pre-requisites for a 3000 level business course can take courses for credit in their major. See the table below for a list of China-Shanghai, Fudan University Course Equivalents. All course information in Chinese is available here.
In order to earn credit at UConn for courses completed on this program, individual courses must be approved by a designated UConn course evaluator and assigned a UConn course number. Complete instructions for this process can be found under Academics.
This list of course equivalents indicates courses that other students have taken in the past. It does not guarantee that they will be available when you participate in the program. If you want to take a course that is not on the list below click on “Academics” to access information on the course accreditation process.General Education course substitution: your school or college will decide if specific study abroad courses can be used to fulfill General Education Requirements. You will need to individually petition your school for the substitution. For exact information, go to “Academics” and “Gen Ed Substitution”.Note: All study abroad courses have to be assigned a UConn course department number by faculty departmental evaluators before they can be posted and later considered for any minor, major, gen ed, or elective credit.
|UConn Dept. and #||University Course Title||Foreign #||Foreign Course||Credits||Accreditation Expiration Date|
|No Credit||MANA130028||Financial Accounting|
|ANTH 1093||Foreign Study||FORE 110056||Linguistic Anthropology / Language and Culture||3||12/31/2018|
|ANTH 3093||Foreign Study||SOCI130136||Chinese Culture and Religion||3||12/31/2020|
|BLAW 4893||Foreign Study||LAWS 130052||International Commercial Law||3||6/30/2018|
|CHIN 1193||Foreign Study||ICES 110011.01||Intermediate Chinese||3||12/31/2019|
|CHIN 3293||Foreign Study||Advanced Chinese for Foreign Students I||4||12/31/2018|
|ECON 1201||Principles of Microeconomics||ECON130161||Managerial Economics||3||12/31/2018|
|ECON 2440||Economics of the Global Economy||POLI110035.01||International Economic Politics/International Political Economics||3||6/30/2017|
|ECON 2493||Foreign Study||ECON110022||Dynamics of Chinese Economy||3||6/30/2018|
|FNCE 3101||Financial Management||MANA 130004||Corporate Finance/Financial Management||3||12/31/2017|
|FNCE 4305||Global Finance||ECON110024||International Finance||3||12/31/2018|
|FNCE 4893||Foreign Study||MANA 110052||Personal and Business Finance||3||6/30/2018|
|HIST 1998||Varieties of History||PHIL 110026.01||Chinese Intellectual History/ History of Ancient Chinese Thought||3||6/30/2017|
|HIST 3993||Foreign Study||HIST 130141.01||Chinese Civilization/||3||12/31/2018|
|HIST 3993||Foreign Study||SOCI110049.01||China’s Social and Economic Transformation||3||6/30/2020|
|No Credit||MANA 130028||Financial Accounting|
|No Credit||MANA11027.01||Projects Evaluation|
|MGMT 3225||International Business||MANA110037.01||Doing Business Abroad/Foreign Business Investment||3||6/30/2018|
|MGMT 3234||Opportunity Generation, Assessment, and Promotion||MANA116018.01||Entrepreneurial Development||3||6/30/2021|
|MGMT 3250||Effective Management Presentations||MANA120017||Managerial Communication||3||6/30/2018|
|MKTG 3101||Introduction to Marketing Management||MANA 1100382||Fundamentals of Marketing Management||3||12/31/2017|
|MKTG 3101||Introduction to Marketing Management||MANA 130006||Marketing Management||3||6/30/2018|
|MKTG 3625||Integrated Marketing Communications||MANA110043||International Markets Intelligence||3||12/31/2018|
|OPIM 2001||MIS in Business: a Hands-On Introduction||MANA 1300007||MIS||3||12/31/2017|
|OPIM 3104||Operations Management||MANA 110028||OPIM||3||12/31/2017|
|POLS 3993||Foreign Study||POLI110039||Conflict Resolution and International Negotiation||3||6/30/2017|
|POLS 3993||Foreign Study||POLI110042.01||China Trade and Security Policy||3||6/30/2017|
|POLS 3993||Foreign Study||POLI110047.01||East Asian Politics||3||6/30/2017|
|POLS 3993||Foreign Study||POLI130108.01||Identification and International Relations||3||6/30/2017|
|POLS 3993||Foreign Study||POLI130145.01||Multinational Corporation and International Relations||3||6/30/2017|
|POLS 3993||Foreign Study||POLI110039||International Relations||3||6/30/2017|
|SOCI 3993||Foreign Study||SOCI110033.01||China’s Population and Development||2||6/30/2017|
|SOCI 3993||Foreign Study||SOCI130137||Chinese Culture and Society in the Globalization Era||2||12/31/2020|
|SOCI 3971||Population||SOCI110033.01||China’s Population and Development||3||6/30/2020|
|PHIL 4293||Foreign Study||PHIL130048.01||Philosophy of Logics||2||12/31/2021|
|MGMT 3101||Managerial and Interpersonal Behavior||MANA130046.03||Organizational Behavior||3||12/31/2021|
On-campus student accommodation is offered (based on availability) in the Foreign Students Dormitory, located in the northeast part of campus. You can choose between single or double rooms in this 23-floor building served by four elevators. Each room is equipped with private bathroom, balcony, air-conditioning, telephone, internet access and cable TV (pay to use). Two kitchens are available on each floor. Located quite close to the student dining hall and gymnasium, the building also hosts the International Student Office (ISO) and Accommodation Office, as well as a supermarket, laundry post office and meeting spaces. The reception desk is open 24 hours. For more information visit the Introduction to Students Dormitory at Fudan. Across the street from the Foreign Students Dormitory, private accommodation is available through the Tohee International Student Village.
Fudan University has a wide variety of student clubs and associations and students are encouraged to participate in at least one activity during their time at Fudan. You also have easy access to the dynamic and diverse cultural life of Shanghai with its many restaurants, museums, historic sites, musical venues,and nightclubs. The city offers numerous public transportation options, including a rapid transit system, which incorporates both subway and light railway lines and extends to every core urban district as well as neighboring suburban districts.
Exchange programs charge in-state UConn tuition for in-state students and New England rate UConn tuition for all out-of-state students, along with a few other UConn fees. For exact information on the costs associated with this program, please visit this program’s budget sheet by clicking the link below.
Because this program charges tuition, nearly all types of financial aid can be applied to defray the cost. Contact the UConn Office of Financial Aid Services for information regarding your individual financial aid package.
You may apply the following types of financial aid to the cost of this program: CT Aid for Public College Students Grant, Federal Title IV Funds including Pell Grant, SEOG, Stafford Loans, Perkins Loans, Parent Loans, private scholarships, Tuition Remission Grant, University Grant, Tuition Waiver, and academic scholarships (such as Day of Pride, Nutmeg, Presidential, Leadership and Academic Excellence Scholarship).
You may not apply the following types of financial aid to the cost of this program: Federal Work StudyBudget Sheets: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
- Location: Shanghai, China
- Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
- Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Class status:||2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th+ Year||Academic area:||Business, Economics, Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts|
|Language of instruction:||English||Prior language study required:|
|Open to non-UConn students:||No||Required GPA:||3|