China is one of the world’s most influential nations. It boasts a rich, vast history while undergoing rapid modernization. Canadian students who forge links with this country are investing in their future: our relationship with China is increasingly important as we partner in trade, technology, and culture.
“I’m very glad I participated in the U of A Summer in Harbin program. It offered an amazing and very affordable opportunity to learn Mandarin while exploring a less oft-visited part of China” – Finola Hackett
A transformative experience awaits in China – and your academic pursuits won’t miss a beat. The Canada Learning Initiative in China (CLIC) connects Canadian students with fully-funded opportunities to study in China.
Through CLIC you stay on track to earn credits toward your degree, but with the added, life-long benefits of an immersive cultural experience.
Mandarin is the world’s most widely-spoken language. With China on the rise as a world power, the ability to speak Mandarin is a tremendous asset and skill that stands out to employers. All it takes is a month in China to open up a world of career possibilities!
Venture from the borders of classroom learning and experience true scientific research. A summer at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) will provide valuable exposure to different research-based careers and help guide you to the field you’re most passionate about!
China continues to reform its laws, legal system and institutions, including the judiciary, to meet the demands posed by the World Trade Organization. This summer program is intended to meet the needs of Canadian and international lawyers interested in China.