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  • Locations: Shanghai, China
  • Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
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  • Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
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Program Description:


Fudan University International Winter School 

Location: Shanghai, China
Program dates: 3 December 2018 - 25 December 2018
Application deadline: 15 November 2018
Duration: 3 Weeks

Fudan International Winter School Session is held by the School of Economics, Fudan University. The Program intends to provide international, high-standard and open courses. It will open in December 2018, offering courses in Finance, Economics, Chinese culture & society.

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FIWS also arranges various activities, providing students with opportunities to have intercultural communication and real experiences of China's rapid economics development. Spend 3 weeks in China immersing yourself in Chinese business practices & culture!

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Academic Information

Language: Classes are instructed in English.
Relevant subject areas: Economics, Marketing, Management, Accounting, Finance.
Academic credit: Each unit is worth 3 Fudan credits, which is 54 contact hours.
General Conversion: 3 - 6 Fudan credits = 6CP Sydney Credits

Note: Business School students must undertake two x 3 credit points units of study from the Fudan Winter School to receive 6 credit points towards their University of Sydney course. These units must not be from your major or specialisation area of study. Upon successful completion of the Fudan units you will receive unspecified credit at the University of Sydney, which will not count towards your major or specialisation.

Courses available
Chinese Economy
China and Globalisation
China's Population Dynamics and Future Challenges
Business Communication and Negotiation
Global Marketing
International Human Resources Management
Strategic Management
Advanced Financial Accounting
Ethics and Financial Services
Financial Management
Portfolio Management
International Finance
Derivative Securities
Corporate Finance

International Trade (Postgraduate)
Business Management and Leadership
Financial Statement Analysis
Portfolio Management
Financial Spreadsheeting

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Useful Information 

Location overview
Shanghai is a multi-cultural metropolis with both modern and traditional chinese features. The city has a status equivalent to a province, and reports directly to the central government. Serving as the largest base of Chinese industrial technology, one of the most important seaports and China's largest commercial and financial center, Shanghai draws the attention of the whole world. Fudan University is one of the top ranking universities in China.

Fudan International Winter School suggests that you book hotel rooms via the largest online platform for reservation in China: Please be advised that room availability is not guaranteed, so reservations should be made as soon as possible. The below suggested hotels are close to our school:

Crowne Plaza Shanghai Fudan
Hanting Express (Shanghai Fudan)


This is a non-exchange program and all fees are paid to the Fudan International Winter Session. 

Program fee
: 18,000 RMB (approx. $3550AUD) for one course OR 23,000 RMB (approx. $4550 AUD) for two courses + 400RMB application fee (approx. $80 AUD)
Program fee inclusions: Tuition, site visit to Bao Steel, field trips to Suzhou & Hangzhou, cultural events (dumpling making, Chinese painting and calligraphy, martial arts, tea ceremony) and lectures from Business Elites.

Scholarships: Sydney Abroad is offering 20x $1500 Vice Chancellor's Mobility Scholarships available to applicants of this program.

Vice Chancellor's Mobility Award: The Vice Chancellor's Global Mobility Award valued at $2,500 will be available to students selected to participate in short-term mobility programs managed by Sydney Global Mobility which begin in late-November 2018 onwards. The awards are allocated to students who entered the University of Sydney on an E12 or equivalent pathway. Students nominated for this short-term mobility program will be automatically considered and successful award recipients will be notified by email. Recipients of the Vice Chancellor's Global Mobility Award may hold this award in conjunction with another travelling scholarship or grant.

Travel insurance: If you are approved by the University of Sydney to participate in this program you will be covered by the University's Student Travel Insurance Policy. This is a complementary policy to cover you for the duration of your University of Sydney mobility experience. Please refer to the Audit and Risk Management website for all travel insurance queries.
Other costs: Flights, visa, accommodation, meals, other travel expenses.
Cost of living: Follow this link to find out more about the cost of living in Shanghai.
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place, where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.

How to Apply

This application has been closed as Fudan Winter School have notified us they have reached their maximum number of applications. If you have been accepted by Fudan Winter School and need to register with Sydney Global Mobility please email a copy of your acceptance to

Planning early is the best way to ensure you will get the most out of your time abroad.

It is important that you understand the requirements and structure of your course (and major/s) to ensure that you select overseas programs that can transfer back to your degree. To help understand your course structure, you should consult the Faculty Handbook published in the year in which you commenced your course (eg. if you began a Bachelor of Commerce in 2016, you should look at the Business School Undergraduate Handbook from 2016). Pre-2017 Handbooks can be found in the handbook archive.

Example application timeline

1. Select your program > 2. Apply for academic credit > 3. Complete Sydney Abroad application ('Apply now' below) > 4. Apply to host university > 5. Receive academic approval & host acceptance (October/November) > 6. Apply for OS HELP (if eligible), book flights & visa > 7. Fly safe!

Receiving your academic credit approval can take up to 8 weeks – so it’s very important that you submit your application for academic credit to your faculty as soon as soon as you have selected your program of choice.

Note: The Sydney Abroad application requires that you upload a copy of your current passport and the outcome of your academic credit request. If you do not have these available to you now you can save your application and upload them later.

If you have any questions about this program, please feel free to contact us at