Travel and learn in China – 2018

Organized by the Finance, Government and International Relations and the Business Administration Faculties, the academic trip to China is a great opportunity to experience the culture, history, and current political, economic, and social aspects of China.

The discovery of the most important cities will contrast with the magical places in the countryside and Chinese mountains. Led by local guides and Professor Lina Luna, an expert on China, the students will enjoy a full experience.

The 2018 trip, scheduled with the collaboration of the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, will be for 20 days.

The program includes a course on Contemporary China at the Latin American Institute of Beijing, ILAS, for which a certificate will be awarded. Also included are several meetings with institutions involved in China and Colombia relations, as well as a visit to the innovative Suzhou Industrial Park.

The trip includes a full tourist schedule in each city, with visits to emblematic places and tickets to various shows. Travel comprises visits to Beijing, Xi’an, Lhasa (Tibet), Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Hong Kong. While in Hong Kong, an optional visit to Macao will be offered.

Benefits for students
Finance, Government and International Relations, and Business Administration undergraduate students will obtain academic credits for the trip.

Trip Details

Date: Depart Bogotá, June 4, 2018, returning June 26, 2018

Cost: USD 6,500

Includes: Roundtrip tickets; 20 days in China; double room in 3 and 4-star hotels; breakfast, lunch; sightseeing tours, tickets to shows and tourist attractions; urban and interurban transportation;  ILAS (Institute of Contemporary Studies of Beijing) Certification Course on Contemporary China; local Spanish-speaking guides, including gratuities.

Does Not Include: Cost of Chinese visa, international insurance, dinners, excess baggage costs, and personal expenses.

The majority of the group will travel on Air France via Paris. The cost is fixed for the first 20 persons registered; others may have a slight variation in the ticket cost.

Registration Requirements:  Completion of the registration form and a deposit of USD 500.00 (non-refundable).  Registration will be available until April 12, 2018.