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Apr 12, 2021
Fall 2021 program is accepting Study Abroad @ Home students ONLY (only students with citizenship in the program country will be considered).
Study in Shenzhen – one of most modern and greenest cities in China. Experience world-class education at SUSTech, a leading international center for science and technology research!
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a research-oriented public university established in 2011 in Shenzhen, China’s innovation center. SUSTech’s three-way focus on research, innovation, and entrepreneurship has created substantial opportunities for every student, faculty and staff.
Shenzhen is located in the southern part of Guangdong Province neighboring Hong Kong. Since it became the first Special Economic Zone in 1980, Shenzhen has rapidly grown into a modern city with newest technologies. The city has attracted many young talents from different parts of China as well as investments from different countries. It is often described as Silicon Valley of China - the headquarters for Huawei, Foxconn, Tencent, ZTE and many more! The modern city of Shenzhen also offers arts and cultural activities all year round and is among the greenest cities in China.
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUS Tech) provides a variety of programs across 7 schools and 25 departments that students can choose from. Courses range from topics in Sciences, Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering, and Humanities. Students have access to SUS Tech courses in both Mandarin & English. Modules of study will present the opportunity for students to demonstrate their knowledge in critical thinking, communication, and understanding of culture, values and science for the future. In order to have an idea of what classes are available, you should visit the SUS Tech website.
You will need to be sure that you are registered as a full-time student according to SUSTech and Rutgers University. That means you will need to take approximately 12-15 credits while abroad. It is not possible to take classes as not-for-credit or pass/fail.
For information about Study Abroad credit transfer, registration, and transcripts please visit the Academics section of our website.
To view the current academic calendar, please visit the SUSTech web page.
*All dates are subject to change. Do not book your flight until you have been accepted by the university and the academic dates have been confirmed.
Program Cost includes:
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Out-of-Pocket Cost includes:
The above costs are estimations and represent the known out-of-pocket costs students encounter during their time abroad.
Some of these expenses will be paid for prior to going abroad, such as an airline ticket, while some of these expenses, such as meals and personal expenses, will be paid in-country as part of your daily expenses. As you plan, you will need to budget these costs and spend wisely throughout your time abroad.