Overview

Fudan University

City: Shanghai
Language of instruction: Chinese, English
  • A member of the U21 network
  • Located in Shanghai, China
  • One of the oldest, most prestigious and most selective universities in the People's Republic of China
  • Highly ranked in physical sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medicine
  • 45,000 students with 1,700+ students from overseas
  • 17 full-time schools, 69 departments, 73 bachelor's degree programs, 22 disciplines
  • Great for Mandarin language learning with an immersive environment

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Partner university's areas of study

ArtsCommerce (UBCV)Land and Food SystemsScience

ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING

Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)Summer

Who can go?

  • Most areas of study open to students
  • Limited number of English taught courses each semester (80 - 100)
  • Chinese language courses
  • Commerce students should select "Fudan-COMMERCE" on their Go Global application 

Term dates

  • Semester 1: Early September to end of January FU
  • Semester 2: Early March to Mid-July

Summer program

Courses + Transfer Credits

Credits

Course equivalency formula

  • Fudan 6 credits = UBC 7.5 credits Fudan 4 credits = UBC 5 credits
  • Fudan 3 credits = UBC 3.75 credits
  • Fudan 2 credits = UBC 2.5 credits
  • Fudan 1 credit = UBC 1.25 credits
  • For Language courses: Fudan 1 credit = .75 Ubc credit

Passing grade

60-61, D, 1.3

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline.  You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g., application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

Information about the transfer credit portal.

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)

Course information and restrictions

  • Language students:  will be enrolled in the language school and after the LPT (language Positioning Test), the student will have a list of courses in intensive Chinese learning Language, students cannot choose other courses in undergraduate level
  • General Advanced Student (undergraduate level): specify major, courses are taught in Foreign languages, student will register courses in the Course Registration System 
  • First Phase of course registration is in your Fudan major or program
  • Second Phase: all courses are open to students
  • There are no mandatory courses for exchange students - however, you will find that courses in your major can be registered earlier than all other courses so you should choose your major carefully
  • When students get their admission package they can refer to the website for course info

Full course load information

  • 6-15 credits at Fudan for one semester (2-6 courses)
  • Average 10 credits

Partner Course Information

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver

Arts
UBC course: ARTH 2nd
Title: The Arts of China
Partner course code: MUSE 110008
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-05-18
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Gender Difference in Psychology 
Partner course code: SOCI 110017.01
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-04-25
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: An Introduction to Communication Studies
Partner course code: JOUR 120009
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-26
UBC course: ARTS 2nd
Title: Modern and Contemporary Western Aesthetics
Partner course code: CHIN 130038.01
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-19
UBC course: ARTS 2nd
Title: Feature Report Production
Partner course code: JOUR 130166
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-11-22
UBC course: ARTS 2nd
Title: The Spirit of Chinese Art
Partner course code: CHIN 170003
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-20
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: Chinese Society: Past and Present
Partner course code: POLI 130193
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-26
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Ancient Chinese Thought
Partner course code: PHILI 11002
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-11-29
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: On Chinese Language Films
Partner course code: CHIN 110029
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2013-11-26
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Chinese Cinema Analysis
Partner course code: CHIN 110029
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-11-10
UBC course: CHIN 1st
Title: Elementary Chinese
Partner course code: ICES 110010
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2015-08-13
UBC course: CHIN 2nd
Title: Chinese Writing 5
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-12-17
UBC course: CHIN 2nd
Title: Chinese Speaking 5
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-12-17
UBC course: CHIN 2nd
Title: Chinese Listening 5
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-12-17
UBC course: CHIN 2nd
Title: Intermediate Chinese
Partner course code: ICES 110011.02
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-01-25
UBC course: CHIN 2nd
Title: Intensive Reading 5
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-12-17
UBC course: CHIN 2nd
Title: Extensive Reading 5
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-12-17
UBC course: CHIN 3rd
Title: Extensive Reading VIII
Partner course code: N/A
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-11-19
UBC course: CHIN 3rd
Title: Listening VIII
Partner course code: N/A
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2014-11-19
UBC course: CHIN 3rd
Title: Chinese Listening 7
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-12-17
UBC course: CHIN 3rd
Title: Chinese Listening 6
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-12-17
UBC course: CHIN 3rd
Title: Chinese Listening 8
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-12-17
UBC course: CHIN 3rd
Title: Chinese Writing 8
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-12-17
UBC course: CHIN 3rd
Title: Newspaper Reading VIIII
Partner course code: N/a
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-11-19
UBC course: CHIN 3rd
Title: News Listening VIIII
Partner course code: N/A
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-11-19
UBC course: CHIN 3rd
Title: Extensive Reading 8
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-12-17
UBC course: ECON 350
Title: Public Finance
Partner course code: ECON 130005
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-05-23
UBC course: ECON 356
Title: International Finance
Partner course code: ECON 110024
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-23
UBC course: HIST 2nd
Title: Regional Scenarios of Asia Pacific
Partner course code: POLI110034
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-10-30
UBC course: HIST 2nd
Title: History of Diplomacy In Modern China 
Partner course code: POLI 110033.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-11-26
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Japanese Selected Readings
Partner course code: Unknown Unknown
Language of instruction: Chinese and Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-01
UBC course: KORN 3rd
Title: Aural Comprehension and Spoken Korean
Partner course code: Unknown Unknown
Language of instruction: Chinese and Korean
Evaluated date: 2013-12-01
UBC course: PHIL 240
Title: Epistemology
Partner course code: PHIL 130186
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-18
UBC course: POLI 260
Title: Introduction to International Relations
Partner course code: PHIL 110046
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-27
UBC course: POLI 366
Title: International Political Economics
Partner course code: POLI 110035
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-27
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Conflict Resolution and International Negotiation
Partner course code: R13004
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: China Trade and Security Policy
Partner course code: POLI 110042.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-09-13
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: China and the World
Partner course code: POLI 110050
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-01-27
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: China Trade and Security Policy
Partner course code: POLI 11042.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-09-12
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict
Partner course code: POLI 130192
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-02
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Chinese Society: Past and Present
Partner course code: POLI 130193
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-02
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Chinese Media and Politics in the Context of Globalization
Partner course code: JOUR 170001
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: History of Diplomacy in Modern China
Partner course code: POLI 170001.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-01-02
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: China-U.S. Relations and the Rise of Asia
Partner course code: POLI 170002
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-09-12
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Sino-American Relations and the Rise of Asian
Partner course code: POLI 170002.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Political Culture and Public Opinion in Contemporary China
Partner course code: POLI 170006
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-18
UBC course: PSYC 308A
Title: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Partner course code: SOCI 134003.01
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-02-20
UBC course: SOCI 101
Title: INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
Partner course code: SOCI 120002.03
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-12-06
UBC course: SOCI 2nd
Title: Chinese Culture and Commerce
Partner course code: SOCI 130085.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-04
UBC course: SOCI 371
Title: Classical Sociological Theory
Partner course code: SOCI 130096.01
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-12-06
UBC course: SOCI 372
Title: Contemporary social theories
Partner course code: SOCI 130097.01
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-05
UBC course: SOCI 382
Title: Qualitative Research
Partner course code: SOCI 30100
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-05
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Political Economy of China
Partner course code: SOCI 1130039
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-17
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Chinese Culture and Society under Globalization
Partner course code: SOCI 1130137.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-29
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Chinese Culture and Society under Globalization
Partner course code: SOCI 130137
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-29
UBC course: SOCI 440
Title: ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY
Partner course code: SOCI 130008
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-12-06
Commerce
UBC course: COMM 298
Title: Personal and Business Finance
Partner course code: MANA116027
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-09-19
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Managerial Communication
Partner course code: MANA 120017
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-09-15
UBC course: COMM 362
Title: Consumer/Buyer Behaviour
Partner course code: MANA130300.01
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-04-21
UBC course: COMM 362
Title: Consumptive Psychology and Behavior
Partner course code: JOUR 130057
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-03-15
UBC course: COMM 365
Title: Market Research
Partner course code: MANA120007
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-04-21
UBC course: COMM 370
Title: Corporate Finance
Partner course code: ECON 130028
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-05-25
UBC course: COMM 377
Title: International Finance
Partner course code: ECON 110024
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-05-08
UBC course: COMM 391
Title: Management Information Systems
Partner course code: MANA130007
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-05-19
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Financial markets and financial institutions
Partner course code: MANA130327.01
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-10-26
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Law of Contract
Partner course code: LAWS110013.01
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-11-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Market Study (Integrated Marketing Communication)
Partner course code: MANA 110043
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-02-21
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Company Logistics
Partner course code: MANA 110046
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-05-11
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Foreign Business Investment
Partner course code: MANA 116015.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-12-10
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Company Logistics
Partner course code: MANA 116022.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-23
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Project Management
Partner course code: MANA 130014
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-07-03
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Investments
Partner course code: MANA 130029.01
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-03-30
UBC course: COMM 449
Title: Supply Chain Management
Partner course code: MANA130073.01
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-04-27
UBC course: COMM 449
Title: Logistics Management
Partner course code: MANA 130013
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-09-10
UBC course: COMM 44X
Title: Service Management
Partner course code: MANA130075.01
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-07-03
UBC course: COMM 464
Title: Internet Marketing
Partner course code: MANA 130181
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-03-11
UBC course: COMM 469
Title: International Marketing
Partner course code: ECON 130063
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-09-04
UBC course: COMM 482
Title: New Products Development Management
Partner course code: MANA130058.01
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-04-30
UBC course: COMM 497
Title: Entrepreneurial Development
Partner course code: MANA110042.01
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2013-10-31
UBC course: COMM 498
Title: International Business Management
Partner course code: MANA130042.01
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-04-21
UBC course: COMM 498
Title: International Business
Partner course code: 130031 MANA
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-03-09
Journalism
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Television Broadcasting Program Planning
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-11-21
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: New Media Broadcasting and Development
Partner course code: JRNL 3RD
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-10-21
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Advertising Planning and Creativity
Partner course code: JOUR 130051
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-04-27
Science
UBC course: BIOL 3rd
Title: Behavioral Ecology
Partner course code: BIOL 130059
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-01-08
UBC course: BIOL 4th
Title: Introduction of Neurobiology
Partner course code: BIOL 130039
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-01-08
UBC course: BIOL 4th
Title: The Theory and Application of Cytokines
Partner course code: BIOL 130052
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-01-08
UBC course: BIOL 4th
Title: Transgenic Animal Technology
Partner course code: BIOL 130053
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-01-09
UBC course: BIOL 4th
Title: Principle and Application of Genetic Engineering
Partner course code: BIOL 130095
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-01-08
UBC course: BIOL 4th
Title: Genomic Medicine and Evolution
Partner course code: BIOL 130101
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-01-08
UBC course: MICB 306
Title: Virology
Partner course code: BIOL 130031
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-12-22
Social Work
UBC course: ARTS 2nd
Title: The Chinese Marketplace: Globalization and Local Transformations
Partner course code: SOCI 130085
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-19

UBC Okanagan

Arts and Sciences
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Elementary Chinese
Partner course code: ICES 110010.04
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-10-10
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Chinese Financial Markets
Partner course code: MANA 170003.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-05-14
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Chinese Modern Economy
Partner course code: Econ 170004.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-05-14
UBC course: ARTS 2nd
Title: Intermediate Chinese
Partner course code: ICES 110011.02
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-10-10
UBC course: ECON 1st
Title: Dynamics of Chinese Economy
Partner course code: ECON 110022.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-10-07
UBC course: ECON 1st
Title: Doing business in china
Partner course code: ECON 170004.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-25
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: International Finance
Partner course code: ECON 110024.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-10-07
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: History of Chinese Civilization
Partner course code: HIST 130141.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-12
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Regional Scenario:Asian Pacific
Partner course code: POLI 110034.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-24
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Conflict Resolution and International Negotiation
Partner course code: POLI 110039.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-10
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Sino-US Relations: The Rise of Asia
Partner course code: POLI 1130121.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date:
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Politics and Economics in the Asia-Pacific Region
Partner course code: POLI 130075.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-24
UBC course: SOCI 2nd
Title: Chinese Culture and Commercial Practice
Partner course code: SOCI 130085.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-10-08
UBC course: SOCI 2nd
Title: Chinese Culture and Society Under Globalization
Partner course code: SOCI 130137.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-10-08
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Political Economy of China
Partner course code: SOCI 130039.01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date:
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

  • 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
  • Summer students attend through our exchange agreement and pay tuition to UBC and tuition will be based on the number of credits earned at the partner institution

Scholarships + awards

  • Scholarship available through the Chinese Government, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, for eligible BC students to study abroad, in order to strengthen mutual understanding and friendship between the Chinese people and people from the whole world
  • Eligibility criteria, application forms and procedures and further information about the Chinese Government Scholarship
  • Additionally, see Fudan University Scholarship Website

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ forFederal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.

Additional fees

  • Some partner fees may apply
Housing

Types of accommodation available

Off-campusOn-campus

Housing notes

  • Main campus: Handan campus 
  • Most colleges and schools are located at the Handan campus except for the College of Medicine, which is located at the Fenglin campus in southwest part of Shanghai 
  • Housing for exchange students is available at the Handan (Foreign Students Building)
  • Please be aware that the campus housing may not be available to all applicants since there are always outnumbering dormitory applicants than the number of rooms available

Information on Accommodation

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