In 2013, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, established the Antai Global Summer Program (AGSP) to satisfy the growing need of helping international students understand China from business perspectives. AGSP is a three-week-long, credits-conferring, English-taught summer program focusing on Learning Business and Culture in China. Approximately 100 students from over 20 countries joined each cohort. The Program holds two separate sessions in May and July each year, in order to match the summer-break calendars at different schools. Participants will gain a deep understanding of the Chinese economy and culture with in-class coursework, company visits, social events and tours. In addition to having faculty who teach in top business schools around the world, the summer program features sessions taught by executive speakers including senior knowledge expert of top-brand MNCs, executives of successful Chinese enterprises, founders of start-up companies and so on. Cultural immersion activity is also a highlight of the program. During the program, we organize out-of-city excursions, acrobatic shows, river cruising, tea-making, Zen practice, pot modeling, Chinese cooking lessons etc. The program offers two tracks: undergraduate track and graduate track. The undergraduate track is aimed to familiarize students with Chinese history, culture, policy and business environment, whereas the graduate track focus on developing students’ vision and capabilities of doing business in China.

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Recognized as one of China’s top business schools, Antai College of Economics & Management is experienced in designing curriculum of rich academic components combined with real-world business immersion practice. In addition to classroom teaching, this summer school program features company field trips, executive speaker sessions, unique cultural and social events. Academic component Inspirational academic sessions featuring highly-qualified faculty and world-renowned specialists. Challenging but rewarding team activities to hone your leadership skills and communication abilities.Develop a solid foundation in business and management thinking.Chinese language training integrated. Corporate experience Exclusive visits to leading companies in various industries and across types of companies (MNC,joint-venture, SOE).Lectures by industry executives and leading experts in their fields. Cultural and social activities Social events characterized by Chinese culture and excursions to famous landmarks in one of the most exciting cities in the world.Acquire first-hand understanding of Chinese culture.


Who should apply:

  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students from around the world.
  • Recent college graduates and professionals who are interested in learning Chinese culture and business dynamics in China are also welcome to apply.
  • Participants are required to be at least 18 years of age.
Program taught in:
  • English
This course is Campus based
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3 weeks
2,100 USD
exchange-based. $3680 non-exchange based.
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