Qingdao University

University Overview

Qingdao University is situated in the eastern coastal city of Qingdao, China, in a beautiful setting on the Yellow Sea Coast with Mount Fushan in the background. Founded as early as 1920, Qingdao University has developed into an ideal place for international students to study and live. It has an enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate students, over 1,200 were postgraduates, nearly 600 overseas students.

Semester Calendar


Education Abroad Credits

Typically students take the equivalent of 12 to 15 credit hours abroad. Check with our office for more information about your specific options.

Primary Language of Instruction: Chinese

Courses available in English. A limited variety of coursework applicable to the following fields of study: Business/International Business, Management, Economics, Finance, Asian Culture and History, Asian Studies • Chinese as a Second Language Courses Available.

Check the partner school’s website for additional offerings.

See sample coursework below and education abroad credits exchange students earned while abroad.

Qingdao University (China)  
Host Institution Course Title(s)UCA Course Code(s)UCA Course Titles(s)
Chinese ReadingCHIN 3398Travel Seminar in China
Chinese ComprehensiveCHIN 3303Adv. Chinese Grammar II
Chinese CultureCHIN 3312Culture and Society: Advanced Readings on Modern China
Chinese Speaking and ListeningCHIN 3340Advanced Intensive Chinese Conversation Abroad

Program Cost

UCA students pay regular tuition, and all scholarships and financial aid apply. For more information, view the Financial Aid Guide. Students should check with Financial Aid and the Office of Education Abroad for more information regarding the cost of a semester exchange.

Application Process

See our Semester Exchange Application page for a step-by-step overview of the application process. Please be sure to turn in all documents before the published deadlines.

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