Students participating in this program will explore the history of the Shanghai Jews through engaging lectures, and visits to important sites and museums to gain a deeper understanding and engage with what they are learning. Included in the program is a visit to the Shanghai Museum, an excursion to Nanjing, films, a guest lecture and more.
This course is a Summer II course offering three credits in history - course number TBA. Completing this course will satisfy the Cultural Diversity or a Humanities Gen Ed requirement. For more information on course content, please reach out to the faculty program leaders using the contact information below.
The program will begin on July 16, 2018 - August 6, 2018. Students must arrive by July 16, so students should plan to depart the US on July 15, 2018.
Application Requirements and Deadlines
Students must have at least sophomore standing by the time of the program. The deadline to apply for the Summer 2018 program will be March 1, 2018. Applications will be reviewed by the Program Leader alongside the Office of International Programs study abroad staff after the deadline has passed. Once a decision has been made, applicants will be notified via their Valpo e-mail.
Click the "Apply Now" button at the top of this page to begin an application.
Please refer to the budget sheet above.
Students pay tuition at the summer per-credit rate as well as a program fee that includes accommodation, in-country transportation, some meals, excursions and faculty support.
Students should also budget for personal expenses. The estimate for spending money will vary greatly depending on personal spending habits. This would include personal items, additional personal travel, restaurant meals, shopping, and other activities such as going to movies, concerts, etc. This estimate found in the budget sheet is based on average spending and students should estimate for themselves based on their individual spending habits.
Program Contact Information
Prof. Kevin Ostoyich - Associate Professor of History
Office: ASB 356
Prof. Yun Xia - Assistant Professor of History
Office: ASB 369
Study Abroad Advisor:
Erin Kunert - Associate Director of Study Abroad
Apply for a Passport
Passports need to be valid for at least six months past the program’s end date. As part of the application, students must upload a copy of a valid passport, or a receipt or similar proof that the student has submitted a passport application. Information on how to apply for a passport can be found here.