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  • China, with over 1.31828 billion people (excluding Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) as of May, 2007, is without doubt the most populous country in the world.
  • The time in China is 12 hours ahead of Lubbock, Texas (CST). This means that when it is 10:00 a.m. June 8th in China, it will be 10:00 p.m. June 7th in America.


Enrich your educational experience by taking advantage of at least one of the numerous opportunities available for study abroad. The Web site link below allows you to do a search for universities which, together with TTU, offer study abroad opportunities for your particular agricultural discipline. Explore the various opportunities and complete the online application for study abroad at this Web site. In person, you may find out more about TTU Study Abroad programs through the Overseas Resources Center located on the TTU Campus in Room 110J of the International Cultural Center.

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources China Study Abroad program is an extensive 15 day program that focuses on agriculture and its development in China. This program is offered during Maymester on odd years. Students begin in Shanghai, China then travel inland to visit Chinese agricultural universities and view agricultural sites that range from university research to current, common farming practices. The trip concludes with a stop in Beijing and the opportunity to visit many historic sites such as the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, and the Summer Palace.

David Weindorf
Associate Dean for Research | (806)742-2808