Wei Hong | Partners of the Americas

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Investigator:

Wei Hong

Sponsor:

Partners of the Americas

Award Title: 

Self-Sustainable Study Abroad Programs at Xi’an Jiaotong University for U.S. Engineering Students

Award Amount:

$49,977

Award Period Date: 

July 1, 2016-August 31, 2017

Current Status: 

Active

Summary:

This is a newly developed semester-long exchange program between ISU and Xi’an Jiaotong University in Xi’an, China. Each year, equal number of American and Chinese students will spend one semester in the host universities, taking courses just like regular students. The first group of ISU students will depart in January 2017. Xi’an Jiaotong will offer Engineering courses in English, in addition to a variety of Chinese language/culture courses. No prior knowledge of Chinese language/culture is needed to enter the program.  The students will be able to keep up with the regular study plan after the semester, in addition to the unique study-abroad experience and some foreign language proficiency.