China's breathtaking landscape, ancient history, vibrant culture, and rich traditions make it an ideal place to study. It's transforming economically and technologically in incredible ways that will impact the future of our global society. East China Normal University is considered one of China's most prestigious institutions of higher education. It offers students an opportunity to spend a semester studying the Chinese culture, language and society.
Shanghai, China: L 'Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d' Angers (ESSCA) is a private business school. Founded in 1909, ESSCA's mission is to educate students to work in an international environment which gives this institution a decidedly global flair.
TOKYO, JAPAN: International Christian University (ICU) is a result of cooperation between the Japanese and North American educators dating back to 1949. ICU is known for its high quality education and international commitment. This program is designed for students interested in Japanese language, although, previous study of Japanese language is not required.
BEPPU, JAPAN: Discover Japan and the Asia Pacific while improving your Japanese language skills! Founded in 2000 in Beppu, Japan, APU's primary mission is to foster international understanding by bringing together future leaders from countries and regions throughout the world.
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Seoul National University of Science and Technology (SeoulTech) is a national university of about 14,000 students. The vast majority of the students are studying in technology, computing, or engineering fields, although the school is also known for outstanding programs in business, education and a world-renowned art education in ceramics.
TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Founded in 1922, National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) is a research-oriented university located in downtown Taipei. In addition to offering over 70 academic programs, the University also operates the Mandarin Training Center, the largest and best known Chinese language center in Taiwan.
Can’t find a program that fits your needs? GVSU students may choose to participate in a Non-GVSU program sponsored by another academic institution or a study abroad organization.