Chinese Technology and Entrepreneurship: Hangzhou, China (High School)
Live in China's top tech hub. Study Chinese. Relax at scenic West Lake.
Explore the rapidly expanding world of entrepreneurship and technology in Hangzhou, a high-tech hub in a huge, dynamic economy. Host of the 2016 G20 Summit and home to companies such as Alibaba and NetEase, Hangzhou is driving China’s increasingly important role as a global leader in e-commerce and innovation. Spend the morning in class and then head into the city with classmates for site visits to cutting edge start-ups and tech giants. There’s also time to explore Hangzhou with friends and practice your Chinese language skills as you explore the spot that Marco Polo called “the finest and most splendid city in the world.”
Want an intensive academic environment where your Chinese language skills are the top priority? CET Beijing students speak only Chinese and live with a Chinese roommate. All classes are centered around Chinese language learning--from language instruction to auxiliary classes in Chinese TV, character writing, newspaper, business and literature. This program is for serious students of all language levels, from beginners to heritage learners. The January Term is open to students with at least 3 semesters of previous Chinese language study.
Want to study in one of Italy's most beautiful and cosmopolitan cities in an academically challenging environment? With CET Florence, the city provides inspiration--and field trip destinations--for top-notch classes. Because the program is affiliated with Vanderbilt University, you can be assured of a seamless credit transfer process that will help you stay on track for graduation. CET Florence is open to all majors. The program size is small, so you can be sure your professors will take an individual approach and that you will experience Florence like a local.