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  • Locations: Shanghai, China
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Spring - Fall Year, Summer
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  • Restrictions: MSU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: DEX Language of Instruction: Chinese, English
Click here for a definition of this term Language Prerequisites: None Housing Options: On Campus
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Minimum Class Elligibility: Sophomore
Host Country Language Courses Offered: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Non-MSU student: No
Program Inactive: No Subjects Available: Agricultural Business, Agriculture, Biology, Biotechnology, Business, Chinese, Computer Science, Ecology, Engineering, Food & Nutrition, Japanese, Korean
Click here for a definition of this term Pre-Session Language: No Competitive Program: No
Program Description:
Shanghai Ocean University (SHOU), founded in 1912, is one of the leading universities featuring a range of disciplines in marine sciences, fisheries, and food science and technology. The University has established a good relationship in academic exchange and cooperation with more than 50 colleges, universities, and research institutions from the U.S., Japan, Australia, Russia, South Korea, Vietnam, and others. SHOU has a vibrant and diverse community which consists of approximately 2,000 faculty members, over 12,000 undergraduate students, and about 3,600 graduate students. 

SHOU international student education began in the 1950s. The university has hosted students from more than 60 countries and regions during this time. 

SHOU offers diverse exchange programs to meet various schedules and learning demands of exchanges students. For students who intend to improve their Chinese language proficiency, Chinese language lessons (beginner to advanced) are available. Courses are available to learn Chinese language, there are also courses taught in Chinese as well as courses taught in English. It is recommended that all students take some Chinese language courses while at SHOU to enhance their experience abroad. 

Summer programs are also available at SHOU, typically 3-weeks in length, held in July. For Summer 2020, the program will take place June 29 - July 24, 2020. SHOU is generously offering scholarships for MSU students to cover tuition and housing. More information about the Summer 2020 program is available here: Summer 2020.pdf  and here: 2020 SHOU Summer Program Schedule.docx To apply to the Summer 2020 program at SHOU you will need to apply through MSU and through SHOU. For information about the MSU application, come talk with the MSU Study Abroad team during advising hours. For information about the SHOU application, please see the following document: Application Procedures-SHOU Summer Camp.pdf外国人体格检查记录(health check record).doc

More information about Shanghai Ocean University is available on their website or consult their info sheet here: SHOU Exchange Program Factsheet- inbound. 2019.9.6 (1).pdf


This program is currently not accepting applications.