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  • Locations: Lanzhou, China
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Area of Study: Education, English, Linguistics, Service Learning Program Type: CGE Faculty-Led
Program Description:


Lanzhou China

The Program

Visit China, particularly the north-central region of the Gansu province and the city of Lanzhou, and learn about its culture, diversity and educational system by attending/living at Gansu Agricultural University (GSAU).  Living accommodation and meals (along with Chinese students) are provided by GSAU and there will be plenty of opportunity to interact with the locals and provide conversational English opportunities to students and faculty. 
INTD 188S: 
Multicultural Exchange Experience in China
3 units Dr. Alejandro Calderon-Urrea
559.278.4080 •
Department of Biology
You may find the program itinerary here: Lanzhou China Itinerary.  

Program Fee
The fee of $1,500 includes:
  • 3 units of Fresno State credit
  • All instruction
  • Airport transfers (in China)
  • Visa
  • Local transportation
  • Lodging on the GSAU campus, 3 meals per day
  • Museum and exhibit visits
  • Excursions
  • Opportunity to teach English and learn Chinese
What’s excluded: Round trip airfare from San Francisco to China (estimated at $1,169), transportation from Fresno-SFO-Fresno, and passport

Information Session
Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, 4:00-5:00 pm; Science I Building, Room 110 (Biology Conference Room)
Required Orientation Sessions
See instructors for dates and locations; it is anticipated that 5-6 one-hour sessions will be conducted during Spring 2018 prior to departure.

Registration and Fee Payment
All participants in this program must register for credit, including non-matriculated individuals.

Course fee is $1,500. 
  • December 15, 2017: $100 airfare deposit to Frosch Student Travel (refundable until February 18, 2018)
  • February 16, 2018:  FULL payment of $1,500 due to the Division of Continuing and Global
  • March 31, 2018:  balance of airfare due to Frosch Student Travel
Make fee CGE payments payable to “Fresno State.”  Note: all fees are subject to change.
International Travel Grants
Travel grants of $1,000 are available for qualified Fresno State students.  Grants will pay the travel agent toward your airfare, thus reducing your airfare cost by $1,000.  Contact the instructor for more information.
CGE Refund Schedule
You may withdraw from the program, and will be eligible for a full refund of your CGE paid fees if you withdraw before February 16, 2018. Beginning February 16, 2018, no refunds will be made. If you withdraw from the program on or after February 16, 2018, the university will place a hold on your student account and require you to pay the full amount of fees for the travel study program. Further, you will be unable to register in future Fresno State classes until this financial obligation is paid in full. 
Participants in this program must have a valid passport. Those needing a U.S. Passport can apply in the Continuing and Global Education office, located in Kremen Education Building, Room 130.

This program is currently not accepting applications.