Program Highlights

beijing11 - 2012The program will begin in Davidson in late August with several days of orientation. The group will then leave together for Shanghai from Davidson. See the Davidson study-abroad website for more details.

Group excursions include:

  • Beijing: the capital of China, with many historical sites including the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, and the Summer Palace.
  • Xi’an: one of the odest cities in China, it is the starting point of the Silk Road and home to the Terracotta Army
  • Suzhou – the “Venice of China,” home to many famous gardens, and the historical center of the silk industry
  • Nanjing – the “southern capital,” the historical capital for many Chinese dynasties, including the Republic of China

(Subject to changes based on the needs of the program and the conditions at the sites.)