Texas Tech University

Economic Policy and Agribusiness in China

Applications Closed

This program will no longer be accepting applications, as it is at capacity. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Chenggang Wang.

Join us in this Maymester Study Abroad program to visit the second largest economy of the world and the largest and fastest growing market for the US agricultural exports. The program is aimed to provide students interested in economic policy and international business with an opportunity to reflect on the role of government and markets in economic development, experience firsthand the interconnected trade ties between US and China, and explore China's market potential for US products and services. The program will include visits to Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, and Xi'an. We will visit state-and privately-owned companies involved in agriculture, food, finance, and manufacturing. You will have the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with students of Chinese universities. Cultural and tourist destinations include Beijing's Hutong, Forbidden City, and Summer Palace, Shanghai's financial street, Xi'an's Terra Cotta Warriors, and the Great Wall of China.

Questions about Study Abroad?

If so, come to a group information session! Attend to learn more about study abroad and to meet other students interested in this program. During the session, you will learn about the application process, scholarships, billing, and more. See you at the Information Session!

Great Wall of China on a fall day

Application Deadline

Applications for this program are due February 15!

Courses Offered

  • AAEC 4301: Government and Markets in Modern China
  • AAEC 4301: International Agribusiness in China 

Program Fee

Program Dates - 2018

  • Depart the US: May 15
  • Arrive in China: May 16
  • Program Ends: May 29

Program Open To

  • All TTU students

Program Fee Includes

  • Accommodations
  • Some meals
  • Excursions
  • Company Visits

Program Fee Does Not Include

  • TTU tuition and fees
  • Airfare to/from China
  • Education Abroad fee ($200)
  • Some meals
  • Books and materials 
  • Insurance ($1.76/day)
  • Personal spending money

For more information:

Contact: Dr. Jaime MalagaDr. Chenggang Wang

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