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  • Locations: Beijing, China; Shanghai, China
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
College/School: College of Architecture, Design and Construction Department/School: Landscape Architecture
Program Type: Auburn University Faculty-Led Program AU Faculty Director(s): Valerie Friedmann, valeriefriedmann@auburn.edu
Majors: Landscape Architecture Majors Student Level: G-Graduate
GPA: 3.0 (Graduates) Applicant Restrictions: Only AU students may apply
Program Description:

 

Chinese Landscapes: Historic Gardens
 
and Modern Infrastructure


 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Beijing, Shanghai, and surrounding cities hold some of the best garden treasures from the past and they present some of the newest challenges in landscape architecture. These areas of China are rapidly modernizing and are an ideal laboratory to examine how contemporary architecture, infrastructure, and landscapes interface with tradition.

On this two-week program students will have the opportunity to explore some of the most famous traditional and modern landmarks of Chinese design while being fully immersed in Chinese culture.

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible, students must be Landscape Architecture graduate students in good standing.

IMPORTANT DATES

Summer 2016:

  • 9 May 2016: Date of group travel
  • 10 May 2016: Program start date
  • 22 May 2016: Program end date

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Students must register for LAND 7030 and LAND 7131. All courses are taught in English.

PROGRAM COSTS

$2,900 includes airfare, visa fee, Auburn University International Insurance, trip cancellation insurance, and approximate cost of all in-country transportation, admission, lodging, and meals. Please contact the Faculty Director for more information.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Students will book their own accommodations and in-country transportation with assistance from the instructor and Beijing Forestry University faculty. Students will purchase their own meals.

This program will require travel by plane, train, and bus. Students must be able to walk distances at a leisurely pace up to 3 miles per day.

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Beijing, China
May 9-15

Shanghai, China
May 15-22

EXCURSIONS

Suzhou, China
May 17

Hangzhou, China
May 20


PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS

If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check http://travel.state.gov for the nearest local passport office and forms. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as possible. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.

VISA REGULATION:
Students will need a visa to enter China

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact the Faculty Director listed at the top of the page.

Photo Credits: 
Quarry Garden in Shanghai Botanical Garden (Yao Chen) and Master of the Nets Garden in Suzhou (Wikipedia)




This program is currently not accepting applications.