Renmin University International Summer School

About the Program

This summer program offers courses in a variety of subjects alongside activities and field trips designed to encourage students to experience local culture within a rapidly developing country and to promote students' understanding of Chinese culture.

Final program details will be published by the partner institution that manages this program and are generally updated on their program webpage. However, you must apply through Go Global to be considered for this program and ensure you follow the appropriate transfer credit process.

Further details about the Renmin University ISS

Partner Institution
Renmin University
Program Dates

Varies by course

Country
  • China
Area(s) of study
ArtsChinese LanguageChinese StudiesCommerceEconomicsEngineeringManagementPolitical ScienceScienceSociology
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • February 1, 2018

Course Credits

You can enroll in up to 3 courses. Please note that 4 Renmin credits = 3 UBC credits.

Transfer credits are only granted for courses with academic content and may not be granted for cultural activities or intensive language courses. Please speak to a departmental advisor if you have any questions.

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 5 years. If you don't see a particular course you listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while abroad. For more information, please visit the Go Global Transfer Credit webpage.

* Not all courses listed are offered through the summer program at this institution. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partner's websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver
Arts
UBC course: ARTH 1st
Title: European Arts: From Classic to Contemporary Art
Partner course code: SH 1721
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-30
UBC course: ARTH 2nd
Title: Art History of Western Asia
Partner course code: 21010732
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-09-13
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Political and Social Changes in Contemporary China
Partner course code: CP 1701
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-20
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Political and Social Changes in Contemporary China
Partner course code: CP 1701
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-20
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Works on theory of literature and art
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2015-10-19
UBC course: ARTS 2nd
Title: Chinese Language Study at University Level
Partner course code: 21014642
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-10-26
UBC course: ARTS 2nd
Title: History of Foreign Literature
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2015-10-30
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: China’s experience and comparison with developing countries
Partner course code: CD 1604
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-03
UBC course: ASIA 2nd
Title: Buddhism and Tourism Culture
Partner course code: 21010462
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-08-23
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: HongKong Cinema
Partner course code: CHIN
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-05
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: "Dream of Red Mansions" and the society of the Qing Dynasty
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-05
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Buddhism History and Culture
Partner course code: 21010316
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2015-07-27
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: The study on Hong Kong Film
Partner course code: ASIA 4th
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-05
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Basic Ancient Chinese Art of Number
Partner course code: 21014486
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2015-07-27
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Study of "The Analects of Confucius"
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-05
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Traditional Chinese Culture
Partner course code: CC 1501
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-10-19
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Contemporary China through Film
Partner course code: CC 1602
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-08-23
UBC course: CHIN 4th
Title: Classical Chinese Poetry and Chant
Partner course code: 21014569
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-10-26
UBC course: CHIN 4th
Title: Appreciation of Works on Various Dancing
Partner course code: 21014718
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-08-23
UBC course: CHIN 4th
Title: Analysis of Song Poetry
Partner course code: 21009312
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2015-11-05
UBC course: CHIN 4th
Title: Explaining Graphs and Analyzing Characters (Shuo Wen Jie Zi)
Partner course code: 21015808
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-10-26
UBC course: CHIN 4th
Title: History of Chinese Modern Literature
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2015-11-05
UBC course: CHIN 4th
Title: Rise and Fall of A Great Country
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2015-10-19
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Social Media Analysis and Applications
Partner course code: SN 1503
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-10-16
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Social Media Analysis and Application
Partner course code: SN 1703
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: international finance
Partner course code: SE 1612
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-09
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Finance
Partner course code: SE 1612
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-06
UBC course: ECON 1st
Title: China’s experience and comparison with developing countries
Partner course code: CD 1604
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-20
UBC course: ECON 2nd
Title: Investment Environment and Policy in China
Partner course code: CE 1804
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-10
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Contemporary China's Financial Problems
Partner course code: CE 1601
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-18
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: A CRITICAL HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT
Partner course code: SE 1707
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-06
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Behavior, Experiment and Development Microeconomics
Partner course code: SE 1815
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-06
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Behavioral Economics: Theory and Practice
Partner course code: SE 1609
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-19
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Mathematical Foundations for Marxian Economics
Partner course code: SE 1617
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-10
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Mathematical Foundations for Marxian Economics
Partner course code: SE 1617
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-10
UBC course: ELEV 1st
Title: Interpersonal Communication in Cross-cultural Context
Partner course code: SH 1709
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-20
UBC course: ELEV 1st
Title: Interpersonal Communication in Cross-cultural Context
Partner course code: SH 1709
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-20
UBC course: FMST 2nd
Title: Marriage and Family in China
Partner course code: CS 1406
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-14
UBC course: GEOG 1st
Title: China’s Experience and Comparison with Developing Countries
Partner course code: CD 1706
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-25
UBC course: PHIL 3rd
Title: Contemporary Issues in Justice
Partner course code: SH 1521
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-11-04
UBC course: POLI 1st
Title: Asian Pacific Political Economy
Partner course code: SP 1707
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Socialist Transitions: A Comparative Perspective (Cuba,China and Vietnam)
Partner course code: SP 1609
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-18
UBC course: PSYC 1st
Title: Enter the psychology
Partner course code: 21017985
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-05-30
UBC course: PSYC 2nd
Title: Psychology of Emotion
Partner course code: 21010264
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-11-17
UBC course: PSYC 2nd
Title: Economic Psychology
Partner course code: PSYC 21011648
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-04
UBC course: PSYC 2nd
Title: History of Psychology
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2015-12-18
UBC course: PSYC 2nd
Title: Leadership Psychology
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2015-12-18
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Developmental psychology
Partner course code: 21017035
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-05-30
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Cognitive Neuroscience
Partner course code: PSYC 21016238
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-04
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Emotional Psychology and Experiments
Partner course code: PSYC 21016923
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-05-22
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Personnel Psychology
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Emotional Psychology
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-04
UBC course: SOCI 2nd
Title: Introduction to Population Sociology
Partner course code: SOCI 1st
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-05
UBC course: SOCI 301
Title: Sociology of development and undevelopment
Partner course code: SOCI 3rd
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-11-04
UBC course: SOCI 303
Title: Migration and urbanization in China
Partner course code: CS 1605
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-04
UBC course: SOCI 372
Title: Contemporary Western Sociology Theory
Partner course code: SOCI 3rd
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-05
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Global Population Study: An Academic Frontier in the 21st Century
Partner course code: SS 1607
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-04
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: World Religions in Sociological Perspective
Partner course code: SS 1703
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-23
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Social Change and Social Modernization
Partner course code: SOCI 3rd
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-05
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: History of Chinese Social Thought
Partner course code: SOCI 3rd
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-05
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Collective Behavior and Social Movement
Partner course code: SOCI 3rd
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-05
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Social Stratification Theory
Partner course code: SOCI 3rd
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-05
UBC course: SOCI 440
Title: Economic Sociology
Partner course code: SOCI 21000624
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-11-04
UBC course: SOCI 484
Title: Sociology of health and illness
Partner course code: SOCI 21013596
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-11-04
UBC course: SOCI 4th
Title: Educational Sociology
Partner course code: SOCI 3rd
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-05
UBC course: STAT 3rd
Title: Statistics
Partner course code: statistics 21001043
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-06-06
UBC course: psyc 3rd
Title: Psychology of Human Sexuality
Partner course code: SS 1820
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-13
Commerce
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-13
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Hedge Fund and Its Strategies)
Partner course code: SE 1602
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-06
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Critical Thinking and Business Intelligence Analysis
Partner course code: SM 1701
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-09
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Corporate finance
Partner course code: finance 21000381
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-09-06
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Accounting
Partner course code: accounting 21000544
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-09-06
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Investment Banking
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-05-11
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Trade in Practice
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-05-11
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Theory of Finance and Corporate Governance
Partner course code: SE1502
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-05-28
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
Partner course code: 21012634
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-25
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Financial Engineering
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-05-11
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Insurance Law
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-05-11
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Financial Risk Analysis
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-13
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: American Business Law, Intellectual Property Law and Transfer of Technology contracts
Partner course code: SP 1404
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-11-18
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Leadership and Participation
Partner course code: SM 1409
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-11-18
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Business Model Management
Partner course code: SM 1707
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-01-04
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Research Frontier in Finance and Chinese Stock Market
Partner course code: CE 1803
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Stock investment theory
Partner course code: finance 21001365
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-06-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Theory of Venture Capital Investment
Partner course code: finance 21003170
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-06-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Future, Options, and alternative investment
Partner course code: finance 21003948
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-06-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Investment Theory
Partner course code: statistics 21008594
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-06-02
Education
UBC course: SOCI 2nd
Title: Current and Emerging Trends in Education Beyond Borders
Partner course code: SS 1501
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-10-30
Land and Food Systems
UBC course: ELEV 2nd
Title: Tea and Health
Partner course code: 21016124
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-11-03
Population and Public Health
UBC course: SOCI 2nd
Title: Introduction to Population Studies
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-11-04
Science
UBC course: GEOG 3RD
Title: Environment and Sustainable Development
Partner course code: 21011737
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2015-07-10
Social Work
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Introduction to Social Work
Partner course code: SOWK 2100507
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-11-03
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: China and the world in the 21st Century
Partner course code: CP 1404
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-02-04
UBC Okanagan
Arts and Sciences
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Classical Confucian Philosophy and Its Contemporary Significance
Partner course code: CC 1702
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-25
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Marx and Hayek: Comparative Study of Marx’s Capital and Mainstream Economics
Partner course code: SE 1715
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-25
UBC course: ECON 4th
Title: Hedge Fund and Its Strategies
Partner course code: SE 1602
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-05-14
Management
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Macrocosmic Theory and China’s Economy
Partner course code: CE 1701
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-25
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Business Model Management
Partner course code: SM 1707
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-25
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Business Negotiation
Partner course code: 21000474
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-05-25
UBC course: MGMT 3rd
Title: Real Estate Finance and Investments
Partner course code: SE 1604
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-07-19

Tuition and Fees

You will pay tuition directly to the partner institution for this program. 

The partner institution may charge other program fees such as application fees, housing costs, field trips, cultural activities, or other costs associated with hosting this program. Please check the partner webpage for details of program costs.

How to apply to a Go Global Summer Program

  1. Ensure that you meet the eligibility requirements, including any partner or program-specific requirements. 
  2. Apply online by the Go Global deadline listed above. Please submit only one application for the summer program of your choice (you can include a second choice as a backup on the same application if needed by selecting the "Add Item" button). If you plan to do multiple experiences (e.g. more than one summer program; a term exchange and a summer program, etc.), please submit a separate application for each experience. Our team will review your application and if successful, will nominate you to apply to the partner institution. 
  3. Pay the Go Global Fee when prompted after the application deadline.
  4. If successfully nominated by Go Global, you will receive instructions on how to apply to the partner university. This application typically includes the supporting documents listed below:
    1. Recommendation letter from a UBC professor in a field similar to the summer opportunity
    2. UBC Transcript (Go Global will provide you with a copy of your UBC transcript)

Go Global Refund Policy for Summer Programs

To receive a refund from Go Global, you must withdraw by e-mail to your Go Global advisor by March 30.

You are eligible for a refund of $321.75 if:

  • You have applied to Go Global but do not meet our minimum eligibility requirements
  • Go Global cannot match you to a partner university
  • The partner university does not accept your application and Go Global cannot find another option

You will receive an $93.25 refund if you withdraw from the program in writing before March 30 for reasons other than those stated above.

Please consult with your Go Global advisor if you have any questions.

Advising Hours

Advising hours

Monday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You might not need to see an advisor. General questions about the Go Global Exchange process can be answered at the Main Office at the UBC Life Building (Vancouver). 

Go Global Vancouver

When emailing us, please include:

  1. Your student number in the subject line
  2. Your full name and if you are an incoming or outgoing exchange student in the body of the email

Go Global Vancouver

go.global@ubc.ca

Telephone: 604 822 0942

Fax: 604 822 9885

UBC Life Building
6138 Student Union Blvd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada

Hours

Mon9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Tue9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Wed9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thu9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Fri9:00 am - 4:15 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
Partner Institution
Renmin University
Program Dates

Varies by course

Country
  • China
Area(s) of study
ArtsChinese LanguageChinese StudiesCommerceEconomicsEngineeringManagementPolitical ScienceScienceSociology
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • February 1, 2018