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Sun Yat-Sen University Summer Program
Guangzhou, China (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Summer
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Language of Instruction: Chinese, English Credit Type: Resident
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Sun Yat-Sen University Summer Program

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Boasting a reputation as a top-ten university nationally, Sun Yat-Sen University, founded in 1924, strives to become a strong top global institution. Founded by the Chinese Democratic revolutionary, Sun Yat-Sen, this university serves as a major hub for academic talent and prestige. Sun Yat-Sen consists of 40 affiliated institutions, including satellite campuses and research centers and recorded over 50,000 students as of 2014. With four undergraduate departments, Sun Yat-Sen offers a wide variety of career options for national and international students alike. Check out the university's summer school website for more information!


The main campus is located next to the Pearl River in the Haizhu district of Guanzhou. Also known as Canton, Guanzhou is the capital and largest city of the Guangdong Province in South China. With population estimates upwards of 44 million, Guanzhou is the most populous metropolitan agglomeration on Earth. A national leader in commerce and manufacturing, Guanzhou is a major influence in international trade and computer software. Guanzhou is located on the Pearl River and is just 75 miles north of Hong Kong. 

Academic Calendar

Application deadline: Summer 2017 application not released yet
Summer Session: early to late July 2017 (expected)

Program Description

During the summer session, Sun Yat-sen offers a top notch array of courses ranging from mathematics, physics, and engineering to zoology and botany. Students have the unique opportunity to gain cultural experience in nearby Hong Kong while developing a well-rounded education that is deep seated in tradition and prestige. Among the courses offered are Chinese language, Business, Communication, Culture, Government, Policy and much more. 

For specific information about the university's summer program, please visit its official website. For summer programs, Chinese courses are offered in the morning, while major-related courses are offered in the afternoon. More details are on the Course Information page of the school's website. 

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 04/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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