China Exchange

Boost your career options to a whole new level by studying abroad in China, the most powerful economy on Earth. But be warned, China will be even better than you can ever imagine.

Why study in China?

Study abroad in the most powerful economy on Earth is the chance of a lifetime! You will have the opportunity to spend time in Shanghai, the city known as China´s fast-paced commercial hub. You will gain insight into one of the most powerful countries in the world and will be able to answer today´s market need of experts on China and Asia. There is no doubt, for all students around the globe, China is surely the place to study! 

Studying in China is also an excellent opportunity to explore the world’s most populous country. The sheer size of China means there is a tremendous variety of climates, cultures, and landscapes to explore. Set afoot in China, enjoy being an international student and become a sought-after China expert.

Studying abroad in Shanghai allows you to experience and enjoy the city’s unique, vibrant international atmosphere as a meeting point between East and West and seize the many opportunities it offers.

"Overall, the experience has helped me become more aware of the world’s diversity and thus be more open-minded, learning to adapt to different environments, meeting great and interesting people from all over the globe, and getting real insights of a country soon about to become the biggest economy on Earth. Most importantly, I have learned to step out of my comfort zone." A French student

Programs and courses

Are you interested in getting to know the language, culture, and economy of China, one of the most powerful countries in the world? Would you like to improve your career prospects by learning how business in China really works? Are you passionate? If you answered yes to these questions, we have something just right for you. 

China Studies Program

The China Studies Program introduces you to the Chinese language, business, culture, foreign relations, trade and more. The goal of the program is to give you a basic overview of the Chinese language and culture, the special features of Chinese economy and business, and what has made China the global powerhouse it is today.

You will live in one of China’s most modern and international cities and network with people from all over the world while boosting your CV and your professional expertise.

The program is complete and engaging yet allowing you to enjoy your free time and discover the exciting life of Shanghai and other parts of China during the semester.

Example courses: Chinese language, Culture, Economics, International trade, International business, E-commerce

Max credits: 30 ECTS or 18 US credits

Level of studies: Bachelor

University and destination

China has been the world’s fastest-growing country economically for the past 30 years. All the top 500 companies in the world do business in China. Due to the rapid growth of its economy, people who can speak Chinese and who have first-hand experience of the local culture will have a considerable advantage in terms of employment in the competitive global job market. 

Shanghai embodies how a melting pot of cultures in China can lead to an affluent and successful city with a bright future.

Shanghai University (SHU) is located at the heart of Shanghai, China, and gained its current form in 1994 after four different universities in Shanghai merged. All four of them being leaders in their respective fields of expertise made SHU the remarkable institution it is today. Coincidentally, the current Shanghai University enjoys a reputation of having an excellent curriculum across different fields of studies.

"Everything was very well organized, the city is incredible and the Asia Exchange program was very interesting and complete. In general, my experience in Shanghai with Asia Exchange was perfect. I would definitely recommend it!" Laura, Colombia

Fill out an information request if you are interested in this school. Then you will receive more information from us or the school and you will be eligible for our discounts and special offers.

Subjects you can take at China Exchange

China Exchange


Tuition fee: 2290 EUR / semester

Number of students: 40000

Max. credits per semester: 30 ECTS / 18 US credits

Level of study: Bachelor, GAP year

Study fields: Chinese language and culture, economics, international trade, business

Ranking: Ranked in the top 100 Best Universities in China & in Asia

Discount at Asia Exchange/Beyond Abroad programs

Students from DreamStudies get a guaranteed 40 Euro discount on all Asia Exchange's programs in Korea, Taiwan, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Costa Rica, Mexico, Cuba, Portugal, and Italy. You can take Study Abroad semesters, degree programs, or summer courses. EU and US citizens can also apply for a 40% scholarship.

All you need to do to get the coupon code is to fill out an info request form at and let us know where you want to study.

This offer expires on 2028-06-24

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