Study Abroad

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March 9 - May 28, 2014



March 16 - May 23, 2014


Semester Abroad | ASIA

SPRING 2014  |  March 16 - May 23, 2014


The Program

Starting in the Spring of 2013, Wayne State began offering a 10-week study abroad opportunity in Asia. Students travel to various locations, learning the local language and culture. The program is in two parts, beginning in Taiwan where the instruction in language and culture will be offered with the help of Providence University in Taiwan.  This will be followed by an extensive mainland China excursion.
The program includes:

  • A 10-week, faculty led program beginning mid-March 2013 and returning in late May
  • Proposed locations in Taiwan
    • Taichung, Taiwan
    • Taipei, Taiwan
    • Various field trips
  • Proposed locations in China
    • Shanghai
    • Jishou
    • Xi’an
    • Beijing
  • Language instruction in Mandarin
  • Study Asian culture including art, history, music, calligraphy, martial arts, food, politics and religion


The cost for this program is $8,400 per student, which includes:

  • 12 credit hours of tuition and fees (in-state rate)
  • round trip airfare from Omaha, Nebraska
  • housing in Asia
  • health insurance
  • field trips and excursions
  • meal allowance

Program Eligibility

Students currently attending any college or university are welcome to attend, and should have:

  • At least a 2.5 GPA
  • Completed at least one semester of college
  • A passport valid through the end of the trip

Other important things you’ll need to know:

  • No foreign language experience is required
  • All classes and lectures are taught in English
  • Qualified students will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Participation is limited to 24 students


The group will be accompanied by a full-time faculty member from Nebraska. Faculty will be responsible for the academic component (supervising local instruction, grading, instructing, etc.) as well as the logistics of the program (transportation, classrooms, housing, field trips, etc.).



Gerald Conway, International Education Director
Phone: (402) 375-7029

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