China Know-How Summer School 2019

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Since 1999 China and Austria are building bridges by working together and jointly organizing yearly Summer Schools for young people to get more knowledge of both countries. The Summer Schools give interested participants a chance to gain insights into a new culture and a different political, economical and legal system in China, Austria and Europe.

                                       
                                       China Know-How Summer School 2019
                                              August 16 - September 14, 2019
                                            Xi'an-Beijing-Shanghai-Hong Kong

Program

Successful participants of the Summer School have the possibility to claim 5 ECTS points at their home institution.


Targets of the program

  • Acquisition of additional qualifications useful for a potential future career in  East Asia
  • Preparing  for  future  trading  markets  by  becoming  acquainted  with  the  legal  and   economic system, labor and production processes, social and environmental  situation, culture and living conditions in China
  • Obtaining a basic command of the Chinese language


To be  eligible to apply, you are

  • student or scientist from an Austrian or international university, university of applied sciences, or another institution of higher education in Austria or abroad
  • an employee preferably of an international company or a company which wants to go  international and you have
  • good command of the English language/no command of Chinese language required!

The "Modern China Studies" Summer School takes place at four prestigious Chinese universities, namely at Xi'an International Studies University, Peking University, Fudan University (Shanghai) and University of Hong Kong. There are different teaching modules held in English. Lectures involve topics such as history, philosophy, culture, business, economics, politics, the legal system, environmental issues, cross-cultural management etc. in China. Students also have the opportunity to meet European experts working in China. Paying visits to successful joint-venture companies in Shanghai and excursions and sightseeing sessions are a part of the program. 

Application papers

  • Filled in application form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Motivation
  • if a student - confirmation of enrollment for the current semester (aktuelle Inskriptionsbestätigung)

    Please forward your application papers either

  • via Email (in coulour as scan to dragana.imbric@sbg.ac.at and in cc
    judith.suchanek(at)sbg.ac.at)
  • or via snail mail to Ms Dragana Imbric, Chinazentrum, Universität Salzburg,
    Sigmund-Haffner Gasse 18, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

Successful participants of the China Know-How Summer School can claim 5 ECTS points at their home institution!

Minimum number of participants: 15

 

SCHOLARSHIP

For the participants, studying at Austrian universities and universities of applied sciences, which are members of the Eurasia-Pacific Uninet, there is a possibility of  being granted a scholarship by the Eurasia-Pacific Uninet amointing to approx. € 500

In addition to a Eurasia-Pacific Uninet scholarship, University of Salzburg students can apply for a PLUS scholarship amounting to € 1.000.

To participants from other universities or colleges we suggest to inform themselves about scholarship possibilities at their home institution.


Application Deadline is MAY 31, 2019!

 

Costs (without airfare): to be announced (tba),--*

*
The costs of Euro (tba) (without airfare) include the full program fees of the Chinese universites and of the accompanying programs, the accommodation in hotels (in two-bed rooms, including breakfast and internet) and student dormitories, the train rides between the cities as well as an organization fee.

For the flight, depending on the airline, the participants may have to pay between Euro 700 to 1.000. The aforementioned costs can be seen as appraisals and serve as a reference point. Change of overal costs is subject to changes due to (among other reasons) currency fluctuations. 

Contact
Ms Dragana Imbric
Chinese Studies Center at the University of Salzburg
Sigmund-Haffner Gasse 18
5020 Salzburg
Austria
Tel.: +43 662 8044 3900
E-Mail: Dragana.Imbric@sbg.ac.at

If you are interested in our Summer School and want to join us, please do not hesitate to contact us - we are gladly at your service!

                                                                                                                     http://www.summer-programs.org/index.php/programs/destinations/east-and-southeast-asia/item/495-salzburg-china-summer-school 

 

Further references: Summer College in BOVEC 2018
For more information, please visit: https://www.aau.at/international/studieren-im-ausland/sommerschulen/sommerkolleg-bovec/ 

 

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