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  • Locations: Beijing, China; Chengdu, China; Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Options: Dormitories Areas of Study: Biology, Math
Minimum Credit Hours: 24 collegiate credit hours Program Type: Study Abroad
Program Description:
GGC in China and Japan

Biology and Natural History of China & Japan
in conjunction with Jilin Engineering Normal University, Changchun, Jilin Province, China

About the Program

This study abroad program will allow you to explore, firsthand, China and Japan and its amazing culture.  Program participants will have an opportunity to work with the Jilin Engineering Normal University. 


This program will visit the following sites during:

CLASSES at GGC: May 8 - May 22
May 23, 2017 - May 28  JAPAN
May 28,2017- June 25 CHINA
  • Imperial Palace Japanese Gardens
  • National Museum/Natural History Museum
  • Tianamen Square
  • Summer Palace
  • Great Wall of China
  • Xianghai National Nature Reserve
  • Jilin University
  • Changbai Mountains National Park

Course Information

There will be meeting at GGC before departure and the faculty will provide a detailed schedule.  The courses offered in this program are:
(4) Courses Offered
BIOL 3310K (Botany) 4 credits- Dr. Fengjie Sun  
BIOL 3450 (Conservation Biology) 3 credits- Dr. Fengjie Sun (i-course)
BIOL 3600K (Zoology) 4 credits -Dr. Mark Schlueter 
BIOL 4700 (Interdisciplinary Appl. of Biology). 3 credits- Dr. Mark Schlueter (i-course)


Dates & Duration

This program goes for four weeks during the summer.
Start date: May 23rd End Date: June 25th


*The itinerary is tentative and subject to change!

Costs & Payment

Program cost: $4995
**Please make note all payments are non-refundable upon receipt unless GGC cancels the study abroad program.
GGC tuition and fees are NOT included. Those must be paid before departure and must meet GGC deadlines for tuition and fee payments. 

What's included?
  • Airfare
  • Accommodation
  • International health insurance
  • Ground transportation
  • Some meals
  • Taxes
  • Airport Fees
What's NOT included?
  • GGC tuition & fees
  • Passport
  • Visa
  • Personal expenses (shopping, personal trips, etc.)
  • Unexpected incidents


Payment schedule

For full payment:
November 1st, 2017 $4995
For installment payments:
Payment Due Date Amount
Application/Program Fee
First Payment
At Application
October 15, 2017
Second Payment November 1,  2017 $1500
Third Payment November 16, 2017 $1000
Final Payment March 1, 2018 $1995


The deadline to apply for this program is November 1, 2017.

**Tuition and fees not included!


For more information, please contact the program directors, Drs. Schlueter and Sun
  • Program Directors: Dr. Mark Schlueter - (678) 524-2571 - & Dr. Fengjie Sun - 678.471.4335
  • Asst Dir. for Education Abroad: Ms. Cele Blair - (678) 407-5597 -

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.