Study business, finance and economics in China's economic capital.
East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST), originally named East
China Institute of Chemical Technology, was founded in 1952. The University has
developed into a key national university with major educational initiatives in technology,
science, economics, administration, humanities and law.
The School of Business cooperates with colleges and universities in China and
elsewhere, and welcomes students from all over the world. Further, the school has
close links with the Shanghai Municipal Government and various enterprises and institutions,
public and private. ECUST and the School of Business is a leader in shaping Shanghai—“the
New York City of China” — into an international center of economics, finance, trade
This program will appeal mostly to Hendrix business
and economics majors. Students will be able to choose from a variety of courses
(including some in the humanities and social sciences): organizational behavior,
management economics, financial accounting, enterprise risk management, China's
business environment, international financial management, marketing, innovation
and creativity, entrepreneurship, human resources management, Chinese commercial
law, Chinese history and culture, cross-cultural communication, and others.
Language of Instruction
All courses will be taught in English. It may also be possible to study Mandarin
Grades will appear on each student's Hendrix transcript, but do NOT figure into
the cumulative GPA. Students must earn the equivalent of a "C" or better to be awarded
Students will pay normal Hendrix tuition, room, and board. Each individual student
is responsible for travel and visa costs, and "pocket money."
Normally, all financial aid applies, including Hendrix scholarships. Students
are encouraged to verify their situation through the Hendrix
Financial Aid Office.
Students are required to secure a Chinese student visa to study in China. This
can be done by visiting a Chinese consulate in person or through a visa services
courier. The Office of International Programs will coordinate the paperwork and
Students will live on campus in single or double rooms with internet and telephone
access. Meals are provided in cafeterias on campus.
The fall semester at ECUST runs from late August to early January. The spring
semester is from February to June. Students can attend either semester, or the full
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