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Kent State Xi'an Summer Institute
Xi'an, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Summer 2020 03/01/2020 ** 05/28/2020 06/28/2020

** Refer to the brochure page below for official program dates.
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KENT STATE XI'AN SUMMER INSTITUTE

Program Term: Summer
Primary Instruction Language: English
Eligibility: 2.0 GPA
Program Type: KSU Center

PROGRAM INTRODUCTION                                        

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Expand your horizons through the four-week Kent State Xi'an Summer Institute. This program features a unique combination of KSU and host university courses, cultural immersion, and a multidisciplinary perspective that will benefit students from many majors!
 


PERSONAL GROWTH

Studying abroad is a truly transformative experience and one that equips students to become more independent, improves their leadership skills, and expands their worldview.

EXPERIENCE CULTURAL IMMERSION

You'll spend your time living and studying in one of the most beautiful land historic cities in China. Plus, given Xi'an's central location, you can use your weekends to explore popular cities and cultural landmarks all across the province of Shaanxi.

BUILD YOUR GLOBAL AWARENESS

As a student in the Xi'an Summer Institute, you will become a member of the international community -taking classes, participating in extracurricular cultural activities, and making new friends with people from all around the world.


THE CAMPUS

Situated near the center of the ancient Xi’an capital, the XISU campus features convenient access to an array of cultural venues, traditional cuisine, and modern entertainment. Local XISU faculty and staff serve as a source of constant support and cultural engagement, providing a truly immersive experience.
 

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ACADEMIC OVERVIEW

Students are required to enroll in 7 credit hours. All credits are transferable to Kent State University

Choose 2 from the following 3 options:
  • Faces: Human Head Anatomy with a Forensic Art Focus, 3.0 credits, taught by KSU faculty (Dr. Linda Spurlock)
  • Business Administration in China, 3.0 credits, taught by XISU faculty
  • Cross-Cultural Studies: A China Perspective, 3.0 creduts, taught by XISU faculty
​All students are required to take the following class:
  • Studying Chinese Culture Through Field Trips, 1.0 credit, taught by XISU faculty (mandatory for all students)
ACADEMIC CALENDAR
  • SUMMER 2020: May 28 - June 28

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum cumulative GPA 2.0
  • Full-time degree-seeking university student
  • Earned a minimum of 12.0 credits
  • No language requirement

HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS

Students will reside in the Xi'an International Studies University (XISU) Hotel. The XISU hotel offers students standard, shared rooms in a quality hotel facility nearby the heart of the XISU campus.

TUITION & FEES

Program Cost

FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS

Financial aid and scholarships are applicable toward this program!
Financial Aid does apply to this program. Please speak with  the Student Financial Aid Office for more information:
http://www.kent.edu/financialaid/education-abroad-financial-aid

CONTACT US:

Sara Morato
Assistant Director, Education Abroad 
smoratoq@kent.edu 


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