Science Abroad: China

Science Abroad allows science students to complete a research course at one of several prestigious research facilities located overseas.  Students will collaborate with colleagues from other countries, and explore problems of a global nature.  Through this experiential learning process, students will have the chance to relate their academic studies to real-world lab situations. Students will earn a HMB396Y0 credit that can be used towards their degree requirements.

This program takes place in the Cheeloo College of Medicine at Shandong University (SDU) in Jinan, China. SDU is one of the largest universities in China, with more than 60,000 students, 31 faculties and eight campuses. SDU is regularly recognized as one of the top 20 universities in China, has four affiliated hospitals, three non-subordinate affiliated hospitals and 11 teaching hospitals. Students will be conducting research mainly in hospital laboratories. Some research topics in SDU include Neuroscience, Infection and Immunity, and Genetics and Epigenetics.

Subjects Available at Host: International Research Project in Human Biology

Program Type: Research

Accepting Applications: No

Application Deadline: February 3, 2020

Timeline: Summer

Country: China

City: Jinan

Institution: University

Language of Study: English

Level of Study: Undergrad

Credit: Yes

Open to Programs at UofT: All

Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to Summer Abroad

Program Fees: Program fees paid to Summer Abroad

Funding: Summer Abroad Bursaries

Eligibility Requirements: At least 10 FCEs including relevant courses in human biology. Admission is based on CGPA, response to a questionnaire and an interview as required