Texas Tech University

Economic Policy and Agribusiness in China



 

Join us in this Maymester Study Abroad program to visit the largest and fastest growing market for the US agricultural exports. The program is aimed to provide students interested in international agribusiness and economic policy with an opportunity to learn China's agricultural policy, experience firsthand the interconnected trade ties between US and China, and explore what it takes for US companies to succeed in China.  The program will include trips to Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, and other major cities in China. We will visit US companies and trade associations involved in international trade of agricultural commodities. 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, Summer Palace, Shanghai's financial street, and the Great Wall of China.

Great Wall of China on a fall day

Mandatory Group Advising

Location:

College of Ag Sciences Building

Room 302

Times:

  • Monday, October 29th, 2018
    • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, January 31st, 2019
    • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Application Deadline

Applications for this program are due March 1, 2019!

 

Course Offered

  • AAEC 4301 International Agribusiness and Policy

Estimated Program Fee

  • TBD
  • Additional expenses include tuition, fees, travel expenses and more. Be sure to review the total estimated program cost as well as the Process of Paying information.

Program Dates

May 15, 2019 - May 30, 2019

Program Open To

  • All TTU students

For more information:

Contact: Dr. Chenggang WangDr. Darren Hudson, or Dr. Jaime Malaga

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 ($2.57/day)
  • Personal spending money

 

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