The program is open to anyone who meets Langara College’s admission requirements.  We also welcome students from other post-secondary institutions as well as general public who are interested in interdisciplinary studies of Chinese business and historical culture.

Through lectures and visits to businesses and cultural sites, students will have an opportunity to:

  • Witness first-hand the business activities and cultural/historical sites on field trips
  • Actively engage themselves in discussions with businesspeople, and
  • Directly participate in cultural activities.

 What is included in the program fee ($2,689.00) [Subject to change]

  • Accommodations: Shared rooms (double occupancy) in hotels in Shanghai and Hangzhou, and guest house on campus in Kunming
  • Most of the Group Meals (as noted in final itinerary)
  • Group transportation: bus transfer and visits to cultural sites and businesses
  • Admissions: Entrance fees to cultural sites

NOTE: Generous awards and scholarships are available to all qualified applicants.  Please contact Kenneth Wong or Financial Aid office for more information. (In most cases, students will likely not qualify for student loans under this program. Visit Student Services for details.)

What is not included in the Program Fee

  • International Airfare (including Airport taxes)
  • Additional personal travel after finishing the program.
  • Tuition and registration fees for Langara College, textbooks, and course materials
  • Other daily expenses, such as non-group meals, personal spending money, laundry, entertainment fees and local transportation that are not part of the itinerary.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Supplementary Medical coverage
  • Participants are responsible for arranging their own medical coverage while in China.  Contact your Extended Health Plan or BC Medical to see if you have sufficient coverage.  Participants are also required to submit a confidential medical history form to the instructors prior to the departure.
  • Application fees for passport and visa (if required).  Those holding foreign passports are strongly urged to confirm their visa requirements. 

*Program fees are subject to change due to changes in the program itinerary or uncontrollable circumstances such as the exchange rate.  All payments are non-refundable except for the cancellation of the program by Langara College before April 15th, 2017.  Langara College reserves the right to cancel any program without penalty or liability.