The two-week international exchange program offers opportunities to get in touch with Chinese culture, to better know the city of Shanghai, and to increase understanding and communication among students from worldwide. The program will include basic Chinese language course, class on Chinese history, culture, folk customs and arts. It will also organize various activities including inner city tours, visiting Shanghai distance education system, a water village and experienced-type outward training at resort Oriental Land.
Shanghai Open University was originally name as Shanghai TV University, and was established in 1960. Shanghai Open University is a school delivering open and distance education to adults supported by modern information technologies. It is a modern open university that provides degree education programs, vocational training programs as well as cultural and recreational education programs. Its delicate main campus is located in Yangpu district with easy access to subway line and commercial center.
Shanghai is the proud host of the 2010 World Expo, a modern, dynamic and amazing city. It features many sites of interest to students in the program: beyond the Bund and Oriental Pearl Tower cityscapes there are a huge range of museums, colonial architecture, theatres, gardens, parks and shopping areas.