Earn 3 credit hours in this two-week Maymester adventure into the heart of the apparel manufacturing industry. You will experience Chinese culture, politics and fashion in five burgeoning cities, plus field trips to cultural landmarks (Great Wall, etc), factory tours, silk mills, visits with Haute Couture designers, luxury retail, and more.
This 12 day study abroad experience will allow students the opportunity to learn about apparel manufacturing and retailing in the world's largest consumer market, as well as experience Chinese culture, architecture, art, history, cuisine, and fashion in three major cities including: Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong. Corporate visits include Oxford Products International, Li and Fung, SC Global Sourcing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and the Beijing Clothing Institute. Cultural visits will include the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Shanghai Acrobats, Museum of Shanghai, Architectural River Cruise in Shanghai, Hong Kong's Victoria Peak, and an Ancient Tea Ceremony.
Total cost: Approximately $4500 which includes air and ground transportation, lodging, most meals, Chinese visa, and guided tours. Does not include UGA tuition or associated UGA fees.
Dates: Maymester 2018 Session: May 12-24, 2018
Spaces available for 2018: 15
Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Learn, Grow, Go Showcase located on the first floor of Dawson Hall