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Crimson Direct: Sichuan University Summer (SCU-UIP)
Chengdu, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 04/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission 07/05/2015 07/18/2015

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Eligible Major:
All Majors, Asian Studies
Language of Instruction:
English
Program Type:
IUP Direct
Length of Program:
Short-term program
Academic Standing:
Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Program Coordinator(s):
Andy Kent, Jessica Halchak Study Abroad Charge: $300.00, $75.00
Program Description:


SICHUAN UNIVERSITYStreet market in Chengdu

Sichuan University is one of China’s key universities under the direct supervision of Ministry of Education. Located in West China, it is identified as a key high-level comprehensive research university under Project 985 and Project 211. The CPC Committee Secretary of the University is Professor Yang Quanming, and the President is Professor Xie Heping.

CHENGDU

Chengdu, capital of Sichuan, is the cultural hub of Southwest China. Experience its spicy cuisine, the River's Three Gorges, a giant Buddha carved out of the side of a cliff, and its many markets. You'll have opportunities to visit the Sichuan Opera (where you can dress up like an actor and sometimes even take part) and the Thatched Hut of Du Fu, a famous Tang dynasty poet in the western outskirts of Chengdu. It is a beautiful city full of vitality. You will find local teahouses, typical Sichuan cuisine restaurants, snack bars, and open markets that are popular places for tourists to visit.

UNIVERSITY IMMERSION PROGRAM

Sichuan University (SCU), a long time exchange partner of IUP, has invited our students to participate in a 2 week summer program from July5-July18.  Interested students with a 3.0 GPA or higher will be able to take a variety of courses taught in English by SCU faculty and visiting professors from universities across the world.  SCU will offer a scholarship to cover the following portions of the program for up to 20 students from IUP:
  • Program tuition
  • Housing
  • Domestic flight to Chengdu (up to 3000 RMB) and
  • Cultural tours in Chengdu
The application deadline for this summer program will be April 1

More information about this program can be found on the SCU website.