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Ramapo College - China: Business Immersion Experience - Culture, Business & Economics
Beijing, China; Shanghai, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Spring Break
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Program Sponsor: Ramapo College of New Jersey 
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Spring Break 2020 10/01/2019 ** 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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Discipline of Study: Business Administration, East Asian Studies, Economics, Finance, International Business, International Studies, Labor Studies, Management, Marketing, Political Science, Public Policy Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Hotel(s), Student Dormitories Minimum GPA: 2.5
Class Status: 2nd year (Sophomore), 3rd year (Junior), 4th year (Senior), 5th year and beyond (Super Senior) Program Type: Study
Program Description:
Program Description:

China Business Immersion Experience: Culture, Business & Economics


  • Term: Spring Break
  • Location: Shanghai & Beijing, China
  • Credits: 4
  • Eligibility:
    • Minimum GPA: 2.5
    • Prerequisites: IBUS 321: China & Other Business Environments -or- 
                             INTL 127: Introduction to International Studies -or- 
      IBUS 326
      : Fundamentals of International Business
      *Minimum Grade of D and courses above may not be taken concurrently with IBUS 322.
  • Disclaimer: All Ramapo College students in good academic and judicial standing are eligible. Students of other U.S. colleges or universities are also eligible.
  • Objectives/Course Goals
    The objective of this study abroad program is to introduce students to fundamental aspects of the business environment & China. This trip offers a comprehensive overview of the economic and political environmental in China as well as an introduction to Chinese civilization, society & culture.
    This program fulfills international experience requirement of the international business major and minor as well as the international studies major.
  • Course Description
    Students will reside and visit two main locations: Shanghai and Beijing, two major cities on China's coastline. In each location, visits and guest lectures will allow the students to get first-hand contact and converse with members of the local and international business communities, officials, as well as Chinese students and academics.
  • Learning Outcome
    Students will appreciate the specificity of the economic, social, cultural and political environment of China. Students will understand how China's recent economic and political history has shaped its society and current business environment for domestic and foreign firms; how foreign multinationals can negotiate in this difficult environment; as well as the opportunities and challenges for foreign firms in selected Chinese service and technology-intensive industries.

Program fees for NJ Residents: $3,275 (plus tuition*)
Program fees for non-NJ Residents: $3,275 (plus tuition*)

Program fee includes:
  • R/T Travel from NYC to China
  • Housing in student accommodations and hotels
  • Admissions to cultural sites
  • In-country transportation
  • Visa and administrative fees
  • Most meals
*Please note, you will be registered for this course for the spring term. You are eligible to take a maximum of 18 credits each semester, so when registering for the Spring term, if you exceed the 18 credit maximum, you will be charged overload credit charges for each credit over. Therefore, to avoid paying additional tuition charges for the spring term, leave 4 credits available for this course. Note to non-Ramapo applicants, if you are not a New Jersey resident, then you will be assessed the out-of-state tuition fees.
Payment Timeline
Payment Type Due Date
$500 Non-refundable Deposit November15
Payment 1: $925 December 10
Payment 2 : $925 January 21
Payment 3 : $925 February 18
Late Fees : A late fee of $35 will be assessed for each payment not received by the payment deadlines communicated to you by the International Programs Office.
Note : There will be a 3-day grace period before a late fee is assessed.

Scholarships are available for eligible applicants:

Dr. Huiping Li
Professor of International Business
ASB 508


After graduation from University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, Dr. Huiping Li spent few years with government office, consulting firm, and businesses in China.  During that period of time, she also took her Executive MBA with Rutgers University in Beijing, China.  Upon my graduation, she decided to pursue her PhD in Global Business Management with Rutgers University in China.  She received my PhD. May 2006.   Since then she has been an assistant professor with Ramapo College of New Jersey.  She teaches Fundamentals of International Business, Strategic Management, and Business Environment in Asia.

The Roukema Center for International Education
Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Road - ASB123, Mahwah, NJ 07430 USA
Telephone: (201) 684-7533


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